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Education

Test your knowledge about the state’s schools and universities.


1

Which one of the following colleges was NOT associated with a religious institution when it was founded?

2

Which West Virginia women’s school was the recipient of a performing arts center funded by Andrew Carnegie?

3

What was the driving issue behind a pivotal convention of Western Virginia leaders at Clarksburg in 1841?

4

By 1860, which of the following was the only institution of higher learning in present West Virginia?

5

What was the first college in West Virginia formally to train black teachers?

6

West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette was a landmark 1943 U.S. Supreme Court case related to what ritual of the school day?

7

Which one of the following Civil War era federal laws led directly to the creation of West Virginia University?

8

Jim Comstock founded which one of these?

9

The National Youth Science Camp is held in which county each year?

10

Which one of the following was NOT founded as part of the state’s system of normal schools for training teachers?


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