Carolina On Your Mind?

Attention! All North Carolinians and all those who have an interest in North Carolina! This quiz is for y'all! How much do you really know about this splendid state?

This quiz will show you how much you know about North Carolina's history, geography, pop culture, famous sons and daughters, tourist attractions, and more! Well, what are y'all waitin' for? Let's get started!

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1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. What real town did North Carolinian Andy Griffith make famous as tv's "Mayberry"?
Mocksville
Monroe
Morganton
Mt. Airy
4. What legendary entertainer from Chapel Hill recorded "Carolina In My Mind"?
Beyonce
James Taylor
Shakira
Snoop Dogg
5. What U.S. city is second in banking, only to New York City?
Baltimore
Boston
Charlotte
Denver
6. At 6,684 ft., what is NC's highest peak?
Mt. Gilead
Mt. Holly
Mt. Mitchell
Mt. Olive
7. In what NC is city is Biltmore Estate, the largest private residence in America?
Asheville
Boone
Greensboro
Sparta
8. What NBA superstar was cut from his high school varsity team in Wilminton, NC his sophomore year?
Larry Bird
Magic Johnson
Michael Jordan
Shaquille O'Neal
9. Which would not be considered traditional North Carolina cuisine?
country ham with red eye gravy
grits
homemade biscuits
quiche lorraine
sweet potato pie
10. Who was the first English child to be born in the New World?
Count Zinzendorf
Jonathan Edwards
Pocahontas
Virginia Dare
11. Which of the following U.S. presidents was not from NC?
James K. Polk
Ullyses S. Grant
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Johnson
12. What NC city is home to a restored 1766 Moravian village, complete with bakers, cobblers, and weavers working in their trades?
Fayetteville
Hickory
High Point
Winston-Salem
13. Which is NC's largest city?
Charlotte
Durham
Greensboro
Raleigh
14. Which American Idol finalist is not a North Carolinian?
Carrie Underwood
Clay Aiken
Kellie Pickler
Fantasia Barrino
15. Which does not border NC?
The Atlantic Ocean
Georgia
Kentucky
Tennesee
16. What Asheville native authored "Look Homeward, Angel" and "You Can't Go Home Again"?
J.K. Rowling
William Faulkner
Mark Twain
Thomas Wolfe
17. Who recorded the hit song "Carolina Girls"?
The Beach boys
The Embers
General Johnson & Chairman of the Board
The Platters
18. What is Duke University's mascot?
Blue Devils
Deacons
Tarheels
Wolfpack
19. Where is NC's golf mecca?
Jacksonville
Kannapolis / Concord
Newton / Conover
Southern Pines / Pinehurst
20. Where is the world's largest natural habitat zoo?
Asheboro
Beijing
Lincolnton
New Bern
21. Which is not based in NC?
Food Lion
Krispy Kreme
Wachovia
Wegman's
22. Who defeated the Carolina Panthers at Superbowl XXXVIII (2004)?
Dallas Cowboys
New England Patriots
Pittsburgh Steelers
Washington Redskins
23. Which interstate highway does not run through NC?
I-10
I-40
I-77
I-85
24. Which Nascar track is located in Concord, NC?
Darlington Raceway
Daytona International Speedway
Lowe's Motor Speedway
Talladega Superspeedway
25. Which is not associated with North Carolina's Outer Banks?
The pirate Blackbeard
Jim Carey
The Lost Colony
Wild ponies
26. Which theme park is located on the North Carolina / South Carolina border?
Busch Gardens
Disney World
Paramount's Carowinds
Universal Studios
27. What is the westernmost point of NC?
Albemarle
Manteo
Murphy
Rocky Mount
28. What is the name of Charlotte's NBA team?
Bobcats
Checkers
Heat
Hurricanes
29. What is the name of the Marine base located in Jacksonville, NC?
Fort Knox
Camp Lejeune
Okinawa
Fort Bragg
30. What is the capital of NC?
Charlotte
Greensboro
Raleigh
Winston-Salem
31. Which NC city boasts more BBQ restaurants per capita than anywhere else in the country?
Hamlet
Hickory
Lexington
Salisbury
32. Which artist is from NC?
Andy Warhol
Bob Timberlake
Frida Kahlo
Salvador Dali
33. In 1903 in Kitty Hawk, NC, what brothers made the first flight by a powered aircraft?
Abbot and Costello
Felix and Oscar
Bert and Ernie
Wilbur and Orville
34. What word was found etched on a tree at Roanoke Island where the Lost Colony mysteriously disappeared?
D.Boone
Croatoan
Help
River
35. Which was invented and first served in New Bern, NC in 1898?
Pepsi
Coke
36. Which is a North Carolina senator?
Arlen Specter
Elizabeth Dole
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Dianne Feinstein
37. For whom was North Carolina named?
Oliver North
Princess Caroline
Carol King
Charles I
38. Esse quam videri
To be or not to be
To be rather than to seem
And you, Brutus
Seize the day
39. Which is North Carolinian?
Billy Graham
Bill Murray
Billy Idol
Billie Jean King
40. Have you ever been to NC?
I live in NC.
Yes, several times
Yes, once or twice
No, but I'd like to visit sometime.
No, and I don't really have any interest.
Where is NC anyway?

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