How many questions are on the Golden Horseshoe test?
The online test is a 50 multiple choice question test that can be completed in 40-45minutes. The test proctor/moderator/administrator MUST NOT be the regular classroom teacher for the online Golden Horseshoe Test. The test will be turned on at 7 AM each morning and off at 3:45 PM each afternoon.
What is the Golden Horseshoe test?
“The Golden Horseshoe Test has been administered in West Virginia each year since 1931 and is the longest running program of its kind in any state. The top-scoring students in each county receive the prestigious award and are inducted as “knights” and “ladies” of the Golden Horseshoe Society.”
How many 8th grade students win a Golden Horseshoe each year?
The Golden Horseshoe Test has been administered in West Virginia since 1931 and is the longest-running program of its kind in any state. Two hundred twenty-one West Virginia eighth graders receive the award each year.
How many Golden Horseshoe winners are there?
The Golden Horseshoe has been awarded to more than 15,000 students since its inception. This year’s ceremony featured the newly designed sword created and forged by students at Musselman High School and James Rumsey Technical Center in Berkeley County.
What is WV Golden Horseshoe?
The Golden Horseshoe became known as a symbol of scholastic achievement to honor students who excel in the study of West Virginia. Since that time approximately 15,000 eighth-grade students have received a golden pin in the shape of a horseshoe, much like those given by Governor Spotswood some three hundred years ago.
What is the history of West Virginia?
It became one of two American states that formed during the American Civil War—the other being Nevada in 1864. It was the only state to form from another state during this time, splitting from Virginia. West Virginia was officially admitted as a U.S. state on June 20, 1863.
Where does the Mini Golden Horseshoe come from that 8th graders can get for passing the Golden Horseshoe exam?
A small golden horseshoe was given to each of the 50 explorers who crossed the Allegheny Mountains to scout.
What fruit is West Virginia known for?
Golden Delicious Apples
Golden Delicious Apples West Virginia is the native home of the Golden Delicious Apple, the official state fruit.
What’s the poorest state?
Mississippi. Mississippi is the poorest U.S. state, with 18.8% of its residents living in poverty. The state also has the highest child poverty rate, with 27.9% of its under-18 population meeting federal poverty guidelines.
What are the 15 poorest states?
The average American household earns about $61,000 per year, according to Census data….These are the 15 states with the lowest incomes in the US.
- Mississippi. Oxford, Mississippi.
- West Virginia.
- New Mexico.
- North Carolina.