Places Quizzes

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North Carolina Farmers Markets Quiz

Summer brings tomatoes, peaches, and other produce that tastes best when it comes straight from a farm.
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Public Gardens Quiz

This spring, pack a picnic basket and visit one of the not-so-secret gardens across our state.
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Appalachian Trail

Across peaks and through valleys, this trail guides hikers step by step.
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Carolina Seashells

These treasures are scattered on our shores, hiding in plain sight.
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North Carolina Lighthouse Map & Quiz

Wander your way along the coast and learn more about each of our lighthouses. Then, test your knowledge in our interactive quiz!

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Carolina Festivals

From hot-air balloons to caterpillar races, our festivals may be a little quirky, but they’re a whole lot of fun.
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North Carolina Dams

Cornerstones of infrastructure, dams guard our most important resource — water.
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North Carolina New Year

The strange and spectacular traditions that help us celebrate.
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Marching Down Main

Holiday-decorated boats and floats, jovial Scout troops and high school bands parade through North Carolina towns throughout December. Answer these questions about places across the state known for their Christmas celebrations; then visit some of these towns to watch and
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Town & Community

Throughout the centuries, North Carolinians have come up with some colorful names for our state’s thousands of communities, towns, and cities. Match the location of some of these places with this month’s quiz on how they got their names. This
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