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Pop Culture

There are 10 questions in this Quiz

Consider this one a pop quiz. Test your knowledge about the state’s culture.

  1. Which West Virginia songwriter wrote “Frosty the Snowman”?
    1. Chu Berry
    2. Frank George
    3. Sylvia O’Brien
    4. Jack Rollins
  2. Which town is home to "The World's Largest Teapot"?
    1. Berkeley Springs
    2. Chester
    3. Grantsville
    4. Wayne
  3. Ted Cassidy of Barbour County is best remembered for portraying which television character?
    1. Bobby Brady on The Brady Bunch
    2. Eb Dawson on Green Acres
    3. Keith Partridge on The Partridge Family
    4. Lurch on The Addams Family
  4. Jim Comstock founded which one of these?
    1. Concord University
    2. University of Charleston
    3. West Virginia University
    4. University of Hard Knocks
  5. Which of the following treats was invented in West Virginia?
    1. Cinnamon rolls
    2. Pecan rolls
    3. Pepperoni rolls
    4. Sushi rolls
  6. Which classic movie was based on a novel by Moundsville native Davis Grubb?
    1. North by Northwest
    2. The Bridge on the River Kwai
    3. The Night of the Hunter
    4. The Third Man
  7. Which Morgantown native and author is known for popular novels like Flight of the Intruder and Under Siege?
    1. Jayne Anne Phillips
    2. Julia Davis
    3. Stephen Coonts
    4. Homer Hickam
  8. Which of the following songs was inspired by Fairmont native Johnnie Johnson?
    1. “Frankie and Johnny”
    2. “Jackknife Johnny”
    3. “Johnny Angel”
    4. “Johnny B. Goode”
  9. Where was the Guinness World Record set for “stalagmite sitting”?
    1. Carlsbad Caverns
    2. Cumberland Caverns
    3. Lost World Caverns
    4. Luray Caverns
  10. Wayne County native Fanny Belle Fleming later gained renown as an entertainer using what pseudonym?
    1. “Bricktop”
    2. “Dagmar”
    3. Joanne Dru
    4. Blaze Starr