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Golden Horseshoe Quiz

Are you smarter than the average West Virginia eighth grader? This quiz, with actual questions from past Golden Horseshoe exams, will test your knowledge about the history, geography, and culture of the Mountain State.


1

These two men were shot and killed on the McDowell County courthouse steps by Baldwin-Felts detectives on August 1, 1921.

2

The oldest college still operating in West Virginia is:

3

The first person to demonstrate the use of a steam engine in a boat was:

4

Which West Virginia festival is held in Clarksburg every Labor Day weekend?

5

This woman became poet laureate of West Virginia in 1979.

6

The Grave Creek Mound at Moundsville is a product of this prehistoric culture.

7

This county is the largest in area in the state of West Virginia.

8

In 1974 Kanawha County was polarized by disagreement over the selection of:

9

What is the county seat of Braxton County?

10

In what part of West Virginia did the first land battle of the Civil War take place?


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