North Carolina Present and Past

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  1. Catawba, Algonquian and Cherokee ___ the three major Indian nations of North Carolina.
    a. is
    b. be
    c. are
    d. am

  2. New Bern, North Carolina was the colonial and original state capitol ___ North Carolina.
    a. in
    b. of
    c. on
    d. at

  3. The current state capitol, Raleigh, is named ___ Sir Walter Raleigh, an English Colonilist.
    a. over
    b. in
    c. after
    d. of

  4. Two former presidents, Andrew Jackson and Milliard Fillmore, ___ born in North Carolina.
    a. was
    b. were
    c. been
    d. are

  5. The state of Tennessee was created ___ North Carolina in 1790.
    a. of
    b. about
    c. through
    d. from

  6. Charlotte, North Carolina, home of Bank of America, ___ ___ one of the major banking centers of the United States.
    a. had became
    b. has become
    c. hasn't became
    d. doesn't became.

  7. Mount Airy, North Carolina, the boyhood home of actor Andy Griffith is the model ___ Mayberry of TV's Andy Griffith Show.
    a. for
    b. in
    c. at
    d. to

  8. Hornets, Panthers, and Hurricane ___ the names of professional sports teams in North Carolina.
    a. are
    b. am
    c. was
    d. be

Copyright (C) 1999 by Herbert Peek. (hcpeek@mindspring.com )
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.