Statistics for History of North Carolina

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What was the main cash crop of North Carolina during its colonial era?Tobacco
90%
After which English king is North Carolina named?King Charles I
84%
What pirate's "Queen Anne's Revenge" ran aground on the North Carolinian coast in 1718?Blackbeard
82%
What title in the White House was Dolley Madison the first wife
of a president to be referred to as?
First Lady
80%
What English colony was established in 1585 but vanished shortly thereafter?Roanoke
80%
What doughnut company was founded by Vernon Rudolph in 1937?Krispy Kreme
79%
Who established that colony?Sir Walter Raleigh
78%
Near what town did the Wright brothers make the first successful airplane flight?Kitty Hawk
77%
First President to be impeachedAndrew Johnson
75%
President who fought 13 duelsAndrew Jackson
72%
What did North Carolina provide at least 125,000 of to the Confederacy during
the Civil War — far more than any other state?
Soldiers
70%
What North Carolina university was the alma mater of Richard Nixon?Duke University
69%
What soda brand was first introduced as "Brad's Drink"in New Bern, North Carolina?Pepsi
66%
What national park between North Carolina and Tennessee has been the
most-visited park in the U.S. since 1944?
Great Smoky
Mountains
60%
President during the Mexican–American WarJames K. Polk
52%
The Hall of Fame of what sport was opened in Charlotte in 2010?NASCAR
47%
What famous Charlotte-based bank was formed with mergence of two banks in 1998?Bank Of America
44%
Who was the first English person to be born in America in 1587, in that colony?Virginia Dare
39%
In what city did the Battle of Guilford Court House take place in 1781?Greensboro
36%
Who became North Carolina's first female senator, and also ran for President in 2000?Elizabeth Dole
25%

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