Statistics for Geography of Massachusetts

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  • This quiz has been taken 88 times
  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What town is famous for its witch trials of 1692 and 1693?Salem
91%
What landmark can be found near the landing site of the Pilgrims?{Plymouth} Rock
90%
What peninsula is shaped like a hook?Cape Cod
88%
What whaling island was home to Captain Ahab? (oft-mentioned in limericks)Nantucket
80%
What is Boston's most famous nickname?{Bean}town
78%
What Boston stadium is home to the Red Sox?Fenway Park
75%
What suburb of Boston is home to the Harvard University?Cambridge
72%
What is the largest ethnic group in Boston?Irish
71%
What is the main airport of Boston?Logan
71%
What name is given to a city in twenty-five U.S. states - but Massachusetts's is
nation's most populous one (by urban area)?
Springfield
71%
On what Massachusetts did the Kennedy family vacation?Martha's Vineyard
70%
In what "pond" did Thoreau sojourn?Walden Pond
59%
What is the oldest public park in the United States?Boston {Common}
51%
What is the state nickname of Massachusetts?The {Bay} State
43%
What city at the extreme tip of the above has nation's highest rate of same-sex couples?{Province}town
42%
What city was the center of the U.S. textile industry in the 1800s?Lowell
41%
What part of the Appalachian Mountains cover the state's western portion?Berkshires
28%
What river makes the border between Eastern and Western Massachusetts?Connecticut River
25%
What chain of small islands is located right north of the above?
(hint: common female name)
Elizabeth Islands
22%
What bay does Boston overlook?{Massachusetts} Bay
22%

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