This Virginia trivia quiz has 12 multiple-choice questions. Answers to the Virginia trivia questions can be found at the end of the quiz. Enjoy and help celebrate the Old Dominion.
1. What is the official title of the State of Virginia?
a) Land of Old Dominion
b) Commonwealth of Virginia
c) No official title
2. The capital city of Virginia is ________?
a) Richmond b) Norfolk c) Virginia Beach d) Chesapeake
3. Which of these "founding fathers" of the U.S. Constitution did NOT come from Virginia?
a) George Washington b) Patrick Henry c) John Adams d) James Madison
4. True or False. Virginia has no professional team from a major sport (MLB, NFL, NHL, MLS).
5. Virginia was the birthplace of a number of U.S. presidents. Which of the following was one of them?
a) John Quincy Adams b) James Monroe c) James A. Garfield d) William Howard Taft
6. The most populous county in Virginia is ________.
a) Arlington b) Chesterfield c) Fairfax d) Henrico e) Prince William
7. Northern Virginia is home to the headquarters of many U.S. federal agencies. Which of these is one of them?
a) U.S. Marshals Service b) Census Bureau c) The EPA d) The FBI
8. True or False. Virginia was one of the original 13 (British) colonies.
9. Mount Vernon in Virginia was the plantation home of which American president?
a) Thomas Jefferson b) George Washington c) James Madison
10. Pocahontas was a daughter of a Native American tribal chief based in Virginia. She was known for her conversion to Christianity and her marriage to an Englishman. Who was her husband?
a) John Rolfe b) John Smith c) John Ratcliffe d) None of these
11. Located in Virginia, the Arlington National Cemetery is the most famous military cemetery in the United States. This iconic place was first used during which U.S. war?
a) Revolutionary War b) Civil War c) World War I d) World War II
12. True or False. English and Spanish have been designated as the co-official languages of Virginia.
1)b 2)a 3)c 4)True 5)b 6)c 7)a 8)True 9)b 10)a 11)b 12)False
Classifications: # of correct answers
10-12 Master, 7-9 Expert, 4-6 Intermediate, 0-3 Novice