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Virginia game quiz
"A quiz on facts about Virginia."

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1. Jamestown, the first of the original 13 Colonies was founded for the purpose of what?
    tobacco
    silk cultivation
    coal
    wine


2. How many Presidents of the United States were born in Virginia?
    10
    7
    8
    9


3. How many President's wives were born in Virginia?
    5
    6
    8
    7


4. How many Presidents are buried in Virginia?
    6
    8
    7
    9


5. The first ________ grown in the United States were grown in Virginia.
    tobacco plants
    peanuts
    grapes
    oranges


6. Virginia has had three capital cities. One is Richmond, another is Jamestown. Name the capital Virginia had from 1699 to 1779
    Answer: (One Word)


7. Patrick Henry made his 'Give me Liberty or Give me Death' speech in what Virginia city?
    Washington D.C.
    Charlottesville
    Richmond
    Jamestown


8. This is the only city that is a city in Tennessee and a city in Virginia.
    Roanoke
    Bristol
    Pigeon Forge
    Bluefield


9. At the beginning of the 21st century Chincoteague Island contains the world's only what?
    crab museum
    turtle museum
    jellyfish museum
    oyster museum


10. What is the largest city in Virginia?
    Norfolk
    Richmond
    Virginia Beach
    Charlottesville


11. True or False? Virginia has been dubbed the 'Internet Capital of the world'.
    True
    False


12. In Virginia, more people work for __________________ more than any other industry.
    school systems
    government
    themselves (as farmers)
    private businesses


13. The American Revolution ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at what place?
    Answer: ( One word)


14. True or False? The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg is the third oldest in the United States, it was founded in 1693.
    True
    False


15. Virginia was named for which of England's queens?
    Elizabeth I
    Victoria I
    Elizabeth II
    Anne


16. What is Virginia's state beverage?
    water
    grape juice
    Coca-Cola
    milk


17. Virginia is the ___th most populous state in the USA.
    13
    12
    14
    15


18. Virginia became a state on which date?
    June 25, 1788
    June 25, 1790
    June 25, 1789
    June 25, 1787


19. Which of these is not a county in Virginia?
    Tazewell County
    Monroe County
    Pittsylvania County
    Augusta County


20. True or False? Ella Fitzgerald was a Virginian from Newport News.
    True
    False


21. Who wrote 'Carry me back to old Virginia'?
    James A. Bland
    Jacob A. Bland
    John A. Bland
    Joshua A. Bland


22. What is Virginia's state tree?
    Cottonwood
    Sugar Maple
    Flowering Dogwood
    White Pine


23. What is the highest point in Virginia?
    Portsmouth Peak
    Mt. Rogers
    Mt. James
    Mt. Richmond


24. Virgina Tech's team mascot is a what?
    Turkey
    Cougar
    Bear
    Goose


25. What is Virginia's rank in area compared to the other states?
    35
    36
    37
    38


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