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The History of Charleston West Virginia

Once again another quiz in the series about the history of the US capital cities. This one is about Charleston, West Virginia. The link to the story is below. Hope you enjoy taking the quiz. 

https://virily.com/other/the-capital-that-started-as-charles-town 

  • Question of

    The first permanent settlement was ________.

    • Fort Lee
    • Fort Rogers
    • Fort Virg
  • Question of

    The capital was named after Colonel Clendenin’s father, Charles.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    The name Charleston is a combination of ______________,

    • Chester Town
    • Charles Town
    • Chet Town
  • Question of

    A lot of _______ was produced in the 1800s.

    • sugar
    • flour
    • salt
  • Question of

    The salt brines were discovered along the _________.

    • Kanawha River
    • Missouri River
    • Charleston River
  • Question of

    Captain James Wilson struck the first __________ well in 1815.

    • oil well
    • natural gas
    • coal supply
  • Question of

    The first and largest styrene-butadiene plant was opened during WW II.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Charleston is serviced by the _______Airport

    • West Virginia Airport
    • Charleston Airport
    • Yeager Airport
  • Question of

    The Federal Aid Highway Act was signed by ___________

    • President Thomas Jefferson
    • President Roosevelt
    • Pres Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Question of

    There are three major interstate highway systems in the heart of Charleston.

    • Yes
    • No

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