Kid Scoop: The Iditarod

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Kid Scoop: The Iditarod

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Iditarod is a _________.
    • A. 

      Play

    • B. 

      Movie

    • C. 

      Race

    • D. 

      Book

  • 2. 
    The Iditarod Trail connected mining towns and camps from Anchorage to Nome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Teams of ___________ pulled sleds with mail and supplies to the miners and then returned to Anchorage loaded with gold.
    • A. 

      Pigs

    • B. 

      Horses

    • C. 

      Snails

    • D. 

      Dogs

  • 4. 
    After the gold rush, the trail was used often.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the winter of 1925, an epidemic of deadly disease, diphtheria, broke out in ______.
    • A. 

      Nome

    • B. 

      Anchorage

    • C. 

      Little Rock

    • D. 

      Gold

  • 6. 
    The closest medicine for this epidemic was in _____________.
    • A. 

      Wilderness

    • B. 

      Anchorage

    • C. 

      Nome

    • D. 

      Seward

  • 7. 
    How many sled-dog mushers and their dogs battled the weather and arctic wilderness to get the life-saving medicine?
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      120

  • 8. 
    What year was the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race started?