Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Quiz

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Harrisburg is the capital of the state of Pennsylvania, which is an American state. Its population is below 50,000 but is considered the 15th most populated city in the commonwealth. The city is known as one of America's safest ones (according to Forbes). So, how much do you know about Harrisburg? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Ylang Ylang

    • B. 

      Maxang

    • C. 

      Paxtang

    • D. 

      Tang

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      In 1590

    • B. 

      In 1598

    • C. 

      In 1608

    • D. 

      In 1610

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Captain John Paxton

    • B. 

      Comrade Cortez

    • C. 

      Captain John Smith

    • D. 

      Amerigo Vespuci

  • 4. 
    What was Harrisburg before it became industrialized?
    • A. 

      An administrative town

    • B. 

      A desert town

    • C. 

      A pastoral town

    • D. 

      A leisure town

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      In 1850

    • B. 

      In 1870

    • C. 

      In 1900

    • D. 

      In 1905

  • 6. 
    When did the industrial decline start in Harrisburg?
    • A. 

      In 1902

    • B. 

      In 1910

    • C. 

      In 1920 and 1970

    • D. 

      In 1980

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      In 1910

    • B. 

      In 1915

    • C. 

      In 1917

    • D. 

      In 1920

  • 8. 
    In what year was Harrisburg hit by a major flood?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1975

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1982

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The Philadelphia Museum

    • B. 

      The Smithsonian Museum

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania State Capitol

    • D. 

      The state Capitol

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      18%

    • B. 

      52.7%

    • C. 

      30.7%

    • D. 

      3.4 %

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