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What was the name of the first child born to English parents in the New World ... ?
Option : Elizabeth White
Option : Rebecca Rolfe
Option : Virginia Dare
Option : Elizabeth Dare
Answer : Virginia Dare
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The Native American princess Pocahontas married an Englishman. What was his name ... ?
Option : John Rolfe
Option : Captain John Smith
Option : Thomas Rolfe
Option : Christopher Newport
Answer : John Rolfe
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In 1584, Queen Elizabeth I granted a charter for the colonization of Virginia to which English aristocrat ... ?
Option : Sir Robert Dudley
Option : Captain John Smith
Option : Sir Walter Raleigh
Option : William Cecil, Baron Burghley
Answer : Sir Walter Raleigh
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The first civilian English settlement in Virginia was at Roanoke, now known as the "lost colony". What was the only clue as to the colonists' disappearance ... ?
Option : A maltese cross carved into a tree
Option : the word "croatoan" carved into a post of the
Option : a single burned house frame
Option : A torn cloak hanging from a branch
Answer : the word "croatoan" carved into a post of the
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During the Civil War, the first combat meeting between ironclad ships occured when the CSS Virginia met with what Union vessel ... ?
Option : USS Merrimac
Option : USS Monitor
Option : USS Minnesota
Option : USS Hampton Roads
Answer : USS Monitor
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The Confederate States of America had two capital cities during its existence. The first was Montgomery, Alabama. What was the other ... ? [R-------, VA]
Answer : Richmond, VA
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In 1989, who became the first African-American to be elected as Governor of a US State ... ? [Douglas W-----]
Answer : Douglas Wilder
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In what year did the Virginia Military Institute admit its first female cadets ... ?
Option : 1861
Option : 1929
Option : 1941
Option : 1997
Answer : 1997
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Where is CIA headquarters located ... ?
Option : Norfolk, VA
Option : Greenbriar, VA
Option : Fort Monroe, VA
Option : Langley, VA
Answer : Langley, VA
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By order of President Theodore Roosevelt, The Great White Fleet circumnavigated the globe from 1907 to 1909, demonstraing American blue-water navy capability. From where did the Great White Fleet launch ... ? [H------ R----, VA]
Answer : Hampton Roads, VA

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