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  • 1. 

    Where would you find John F. Kennedy's birthplace?

    • A.

      Quincy

    • B.

      New York City

    • C.

      Newport, Rhode Island

    • D.

      Hatteras Island

    Correct Answer
    A. Quincy
    Explanation
    John F. Kennedy's birthplace can be found in Quincy.

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  • 2. 

    F. Scott Fitzgerald House is located where?

    • A.

      Montgomery, Alabama

    • B.

      St. Paul

    • C.

      New York City

    • D.

      South Dakota

    Correct Answer
    B. St. Paul
    Explanation
    The correct answer is St. Paul. The question asks for the location of the F. Scott Fitzgerald House, and the correct answer is St. Paul.

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  • 3. 

    Where is Vassar College located?

    • A.

      Poughkeepsie

    • B.

      San Francisco Bay

    • C.

      Boston

    • D.

      San Diego

    Correct Answer
    A. Poughkeepsie
    Explanation
    Vassar College is located in Poughkeepsie.

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  • 4. 

    Where does the largest Gothic cathedral stand?

    • A.

      Edinborough

    • B.

      New York City

    • C.

      London

    • D.

      Dublin

    Correct Answer
    B. New York City
    Explanation
    The largest Gothic cathedral stands in New York City.

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  • 5. 

    Which Arkansas river was the first National River to be designated in the U.S.?

    • A.

      Buffalo River

    • B.

      North Fork River

    • C.

      Sac River

    • D.

      White River

    Correct Answer
    A. Buffalo River
    Explanation
    The Buffalo River was the first National River to be designated in the U.S. This river, located in Arkansas, was given this designation to protect its natural beauty, unique geology, and cultural significance. It is known for its clear waters, scenic bluffs, and diverse wildlife. The designation as a National River ensures that the Buffalo River will be preserved and managed for future generations to enjoy.

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  • 6. 

    Bayou Bartholomew, the largest bayou in the world is located in which Arkansas city?

    • A.

      Hope

    • B.

      Springdale

    • C.

      Bella Vista

    • D.

      Pine Bluff

    Correct Answer
    D. Pine Bluff
    Explanation
    Bayou Bartholomew, the largest bayou in the world, is located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

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  • 7. 

    The Wilmington Blue Rocks play which sport?

    • A.

      Rugby

    • B.

      Baseball

    • C.

      Women's football

    • D.

      Soccer

    Correct Answer
    B. Baseball
    Explanation
    The Wilmington Blue Rocks play baseball.

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  • 8. 

    What is the Diamond State Games that take place in Delaware each year?

    • A.

      Harness Racing

    • B.

      Nascar racing

    • C.

      Sports Festival

    • D.

      Poker Tournament

    Correct Answer
    C. Sports Festival
    Explanation
    The Diamond State Games that take place in Delaware each year are a Sports Festival. This implies that the event is a multi-sport competition where athletes from various sports come together to compete. It is not related to Harness Racing, Nascar racing, or a Poker Tournament, as these options are all specific to one particular sport or activity.

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  • 9. 

    Where is The Breakers, a Vanderbilt mansion located?

    • A.

      Cumberland, RI

    • B.

      Newport, RI

    • C.

      Warwick, RI

    • D.

      Providence, RI

    Correct Answer
    B. Newport, RI
    Explanation
    The Breakers, a Vanderbilt mansion, is located in Newport, RI.

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  • 10. 

    Where were Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and John F. Kennedy married?

    • A.

      Providence , RI

    • B.

      Newport, RI

    • C.

      Cranston, RI

    • D.

      Woonstock , RI

    Correct Answer
    B. Newport, RI
    Explanation
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy and John F. Kennedy were married in Newport, RI.

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  • 11. 

    What was the population of Rhode Island according to the 2010 census?

    • A.

      1,052,567

    • B.

      7,052,567

    • C.

      552,567

    • D.

      11,052,567

    Correct Answer
    A. 1,052,567
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1,052,567. This is the population of Rhode Island according to the 2010 census.

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  • 12. 

    Which Delaware community has been home to the Nanticoke Indian Tribe for 2000 years?

    • A.

      Laurel

    • B.

      Newport

    • C.

      Oak Orchard

    • D.

      Fenwick Island

    Correct Answer
    C. Oak Orchard
    Explanation
    Oak Orchard is the correct answer because it has been the home to the Nanticoke Indian Tribe for 2000 years. This community in Delaware has a long history of being inhabited by the Nanticoke Indian Tribe, making it their ancestral land for centuries.

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  • 13. 

    What national monument is located in Idaho?

    • A.

      Devils Tower

    • B.

      Governors Island

    • C.

      Fort Matanzas

    • D.

      Craters Of The Moon

    Correct Answer
    D. Craters Of The Moon
    Explanation
    Craters of the Moon is a national monument located in Idaho. It is a unique and striking landscape that was formed by volcanic activity thousands of years ago. The area is characterized by its vast lava fields, volcanic cones, and caves, making it a popular destination for hiking and exploration. The monument offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the geology and history of the region, as well as the chance to witness the ongoing processes of volcanic activity.

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  • 14. 

    What is the population of Kentucky according to the 2010 census?

    • A.

      8,429,397

    • B.

      6,967,367

    • C.

      2,339,262

    • D.

      4,339,367

    Correct Answer
    D. 4,339,367
  • 15. 

    What year did the Holland Tunnel open up in New Jersey?

    • A.

      1901

    • B.

      1927

    • C.

      1889

    • D.

      1952

    Correct Answer
    B. 1927
    Explanation
    The Holland Tunnel opened up in New Jersey in 1927. This is the correct answer because it is the only year listed that falls within the range of possible opening dates for the Holland Tunnel. The tunnel was constructed between 1920 and 1927, so 1927 is the most logical and accurate choice.

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