History Of Massachusetts

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History Of Massachusetts

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The state of Massachusetts is located in which region?
    • A. 

      West

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      Northwest

    • D. 

      Northeast

  • 2. 
    What is the capital of Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      Concord

    • C. 

      Providence

    • D. 

      Albany

  • 3. 
    Which city in Massachusetts built the first subway system in the United States in 1897?
    • A. 

      Burlington

    • B. 

      Nantucket

    • C. 

      Amherst

    • D. 

      Boston

  • 4. 
    What college in Massachusetts was the first one established in North America?
    • A. 

      Elms

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      Bridgewater State

    • D. 

      Amherst

  • 5. 
    With a land area of 7,838 square miles, where does Massachusetts rank among the 50 states?
    • A. 

      22th

    • B. 

      6th

    • C. 

      44th

    • D. 

      41st

  • 6. 
    When did Massachusetts achieve statehood in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      May 29, 1790

    • B. 

      February 14, 1859

    • C. 

      February 6, 1788

    • D. 

      December 28, 1846

  • 7. 
    Which park in Massachusetts became the first public park in America?
    • A. 

      Elm Park

    • B. 

      Lynn Heritage State Park

    • C. 

      Sculpture Park

    • D. 

      Boston Common

  • 8. 
    The first basketball game was played in what Massachusetts city?
    • A. 

      Newton

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      Worcester

    • D. 

      Springfield

  • 9. 
    What Massachusetts city was America's first planned industrial city?
    • A. 

      Lowell

    • B. 

      Rockport

    • C. 

      Dorchester

    • D. 

      Boston

  • 10. 
    The smaller cape in Massachusetts, north of Cape Cod and fairly close to the border with New Hampshire, is named what?
    • A. 

      Cape Granite

    • B. 

      Cape Point

    • C. 

      Cape Stanley

    • D. 

      Cape Ann

  • 11. 
    What did Elias Howe of Boston, Massachusetts invent in 1845?
    • A. 

      Air Conditioner

    • B. 

      Vacuum Cleaner

    • C. 

      Sewing Machine

    • D. 

      Washing Machine

  • 12. 
    An odd house in Rockport, Massachusetts is built entirely of what unusual material?
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Toothpicks

    • C. 

      Newspaper

    • D. 

      Matchsticks