Question No. 1 tells us that the tallest concrete dam in the eastern United States is located in North Carolina. While we can’t tell you which dam it is (sorry, that’s your job), here’s a hint: The Appalachian Trail crosses the top. For its amenities — including flush toilets — hikers affectionately call this dam the Hilton.

This quiz first appeared in the March 2013 issue of Our State.

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Hodge writes Our State’s monthly quiz; he celebrated his 25th anniversary doing so in 2015. He is a freelance writer based in Charlotte.