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How Well Do You Know Ohio History?

Ohio is full of Midwestern pride, but do you know the history of this great state? Take these 12 quiz questions and discover how much you actually know about the Buckeye state!
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Which of the following presidents was born in Ohio?
John F. Kennedy
Bill Clinton
Warren G. Harding

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In what Ohio city is the Pro Football Hall of Fame located?
Canton
Columbus
Cleveland

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Which Civil War general hailed from Ohio?
Abraham Lincoln
Robert E. Lee
Ulysses S. Grant

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Where did the name "Ohio" come from?
A Spanish word meaning "little valley"
A dutch word meaning "rolling hills"
An Iroquois word meaning "great river"

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Ohio was admitted to the Union as the 17th state, and the first under what?
The Louisiana Purchase
The Northwest Ordinance
The Valley Passage

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What year was Ohio admitted into the Union?
1803
1819
1820

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What is Ohio's nickname?
The Country State
The Lone State
The Buckeye State

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What river defines Ohio's southern border?
The Susquehanna River
The Ohio River
The Mississippi River

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What was the worst weather disaster in the history or Ohio?
The Cleveland Fire
The Great Dayton Flood
The Columbus Tornadoes

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How many U.S. Presidents were residents of Ohio at the time of their elections?
Eight
Six
Three

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How early was the Ohio Valley probably inhabited by nomadic people
13,000 BC
1,000 BC
10,000 BC

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The state of Ohio has how many NCAA Division I-A college football teams?
Seven
Eight
Four

C+, Ohio History Average

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are Ohio history average! Unfortunately, you're not an expert on this state's history just yet. You know a little bit about Ohio, but not enough to keep up with a true state native. Better luck next time!

B+, Ohio History Bright

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're Ohio history bright! It's obvious that you know the state of Ohio well! From the Civil War, to the iconic football programs, you remember everything worth knowing when it comes to the history of this state!

A+, Ohio History Whiz

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Congratulations, you're a total Ohio history whiz! When it comes to the historical facts on this state, you know your stuff! From early history to the modern day, there's not much about the state of Ohio that stumps you!
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1
Which of the following presidents was born in Ohio?
John F. Kennedy
Bill Clinton
Warren G. Harding
2
In what Ohio city is the Pro Football Hall of Fame located?
Canton
Columbus
Cleveland
3
Which Civil War general hailed from Ohio?
Abraham Lincoln
Robert E. Lee
Ulysses S. Grant
4
Where did the name "Ohio" come from?
A Spanish word meaning "little valley"
A dutch word meaning "rolling hills"
An Iroquois word meaning "great river"
5
Ohio was admitted to the Union as the 17th state, and the first under what?
The Louisiana Purchase
The Northwest Ordinance
The Valley Passage
6
What year was Ohio admitted into the Union?
1803
1819
1820
7
What is Ohio's nickname?
The Country State
The Lone State
The Buckeye State
8
What river defines Ohio's southern border?
The Susquehanna River
The Ohio River
The Mississippi River
9
What was the worst weather disaster in the history or Ohio?
The Cleveland Fire
The Great Dayton Flood
The Columbus Tornadoes
10
How many U.S. Presidents were residents of Ohio at the time of their elections?
Eight
Six
Three
11
How early was the Ohio Valley probably inhabited by nomadic people
13,000 BC
1,000 BC
10,000 BC
12
The state of Ohio has how many NCAA Division I-A college football teams?
Seven
Eight
Four

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