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  • 1. 

    Where in Montana is Lake Elmo State Park?

    • A.

      Helena

    • B.

      Billings

    • C.

      Great Falls

    • D.

      Missoula

    Correct Answer
    B. Billings
    Explanation
    Lake Elmo State Park is located in Billings, Montana.

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  • 2. 

    How many miles long does the Big Black River flow in Mississippi?

    • A.

      33 Miles

    • B.

      1209 Miles

    • C.

      330 Miles

    • D.

      12 Miles

    Correct Answer
    C. 330 Miles
    Explanation
    The Big Black River flows for a distance of 330 miles in Mississippi.

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  • 3. 

    What river in Mississippi flows in and out of the popular fishing attraction, Sardis Lake?

    • A.

      Pearl River

    • B.

      Mississippi RIver

    • C.

      Tallahatchie River

    • D.

      Pascagoula River

    Correct Answer
    C. Tallahatchie River
    Explanation
    The Tallahatchie River is the correct answer because it is the only river listed that flows in and out of Sardis Lake, which is a popular fishing attraction in Mississippi. The other rivers listed, Pearl River, Mississippi River, and Pascagoula River, do not flow in and out of Sardis Lake.

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  • 4. 

    What Mississippi college was founded in 1873 by Confederate General Mark P. Lowrey?

    • A.

      Alcorn State University

    • B.

      University Of Southern Mississippi

    • C.

      Blue Mountain College

    • D.

      Millsaps College

    Correct Answer
    C. Blue Mountain College
    Explanation
    Blue Mountain College was founded in 1873 by Confederate General Mark P. Lowrey. This information is not explicitly mentioned in the question, but it is a historical fact.

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  • 5. 

    Oklahoma is the nation's second-largest producer of which valuable resource?

    • A.

      Gold

    • B.

      Crude Oil

    • C.

      Coal

    • D.

      Natural Gas

    Correct Answer
    D. Natural Gas
    Explanation
    Oklahoma is the nation's second-largest producer of natural gas. Natural gas is a valuable resource that is used for various purposes such as heating, cooking, and electricity generation. Oklahoma's abundance of natural gas reserves and its efficient extraction methods have made it a major contributor to the national natural gas production. The state's favorable geological conditions and well-developed infrastructure have also played a significant role in its success as a natural gas producer.

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  • 6. 

    The University of Oklahoma had approximately how many students enrolled in 2010?

    • A.

      30,000

    • B.

      55,000

    • C.

      120,000

    • D.

      12,000

    Correct Answer
    A. 30,000
    Explanation
    In 2010, the University of Oklahoma had approximately 30,000 students enrolled. This indicates the number of students attending the university during that year.

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  • 7. 

    What TV station started broadcast television in Oklahoma in 1949?

    • A.

      WKY-TV

    • B.

      KWET

    • C.

      KJTL

    • D.

      KXII

    Correct Answer
    A. WKY-TV
    Explanation
    WKY-TV is the correct answer because it was the TV station that started broadcast television in Oklahoma in 1949. This means that it was the first TV station to begin airing television programs in the state during that year.

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  • 8. 

    Where is the National Home of Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!?

    • A.

      Spa Lux

    • B.

      Discoveryland

    • C.

      Expo Square

    • D.

      Tulsa Performing Arts Center

    Correct Answer
    B. Discoveryland
    Explanation
    Discoveryland is the National Home of Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! This means that Discoveryland is the place where the musical is primarily performed and celebrated. It is likely a theater or performance venue that specializes in showcasing this particular musical.

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  • 9. 

    How many miles of coastline does Maine have?

    • A.

      10 Miles

    • B.

      230 Miles

    • C.

      2023 Miles

    • D.

      403 Miles

    Correct Answer
    B. 230 Miles
    Explanation
    Maine has 230 miles of coastline. This means that if you were to measure the entire coastline of Maine, it would stretch for a total of 230 miles.

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  • 10. 

    Where in Maine does US 1 start?

    • A.

      Fort Kent

    • B.

      Orono

    • C.

      Portland

    • D.

      Houlton

    Correct Answer
    A. Fort Kent
    Explanation
    US 1 starts in Fort Kent, Maine. Fort Kent is the northernmost town in Maine and is located on the border with Canada. It serves as the starting point for US 1, which is a major highway that runs along the east coast of the United States. Starting in Fort Kent, US 1 extends southward for over 2,300 miles, passing through several states before reaching its southern terminus in Key West, Florida.

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  • 11. 

    What is the name of the NBA Development League team in Maine?

    • A.

      Maine Red Claws

    • B.

      Portland Pirates

    • C.

      Maine Mops

    • D.

      Lewiston Maineiacs,

    Correct Answer
    A. Maine Red Claws
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Maine Red Claws. The Maine Red Claws is the name of the NBA Development League team in Maine. The other options, Portland Pirates, Maine Mops, and Lewiston Maineiacs, are not the correct names of the NBA Development League team in Maine.

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  • 12. 

    What does Scarborough Downs in Maine feature?

    • A.

      Harness Racing

    • B.

      Thoroughbred Racing

    • C.

      Stock Car Racing

    • D.

      Dog Races

    Correct Answer
    A. Harness Racing
    Explanation
    Scarborough Downs in Maine features harness racing. Harness racing is a type of horse racing where horses pull a two-wheeled cart called a sulky and are guided by a driver. The horses in harness racing are specifically bred and trained for this type of racing. Scarborough Downs is a popular destination for harness racing enthusiasts, offering a track where these exciting races take place.

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  • 13. 

    What was the population of Maine according to the 2010 census?

    • A.

      997,361

    • B.

      13,328,361

    • C.

      1,328,361

    • D.

      328,361

    Correct Answer
    C. 1,328,361
  • 14. 

    Where in Kansas is Sprint Nextel a leading employer in the state located?

    • A.

      Wichita

    • B.

      Topeka

    • C.

      Overland Park

    • D.

      Salina

    Correct Answer
    C. Overland Park
    Explanation
    Sprint Nextel is a leading employer in the state of Kansas and is located in Overland Park.

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  • 15. 

    Which rocker is from the state of Kansas?

    • A.

      Sheryl Crow

    • B.

      Melissa Etheridge

    • C.

      Janis Joplin

    • D.

      Joan Jett

    Correct Answer
    B. Melissa Etheridge
    Explanation
    Melissa Etheridge is from the state of Kansas.

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