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Brockton, Massachusetts: Quiz


Question 1: Brockton High's athletics teams are called the Boxers (after the city's undefeated heavyweight boxing champion, Rocky Marciano), their mascot is a ________ and their colors are red and black.
Boxer (dog)Obedience trainingDog breedConformation show

Question 2: ________, Bodybuilder, former Mr.
Mike QuinnMichael Bishop (gridiron football)Tee MartinT. J. Rubley

Question 3: About 12.1% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the ________, including 19.4% of those under age 18 and 12.6% of those age 65 or over.
CanadaBhutanBasic needsPoverty threshold

Question 4: ________, a six-lane divided freeway, passes through the west side of the city, with exits at Route 27 to the north and Route 123 to the south.
Massachusetts Route 140Interstate 195 (Rhode Island-Massachusetts)Massachusetts Route 24Massachusetts Route 18

Question 5: The state's senior (Class II) member of the United States Senate, re-elected in 2008, is ________.
Michael DukakisJoe LiebermanJohn F. KennedyJohn Kerry

Question 6: Wyatt Tee Walker (1929- ), leader in the ________ and longtime pastor of Canaan Baptist Church, Harlem, New York.
Martin Luther King, Jr.Civil rights movementAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Rosa Parks

Question 7: Dave Wedge, journalist for ________
New York PostWFXTThe Enterprise (Brockton)Boston Herald

Question 8: Brockton became the first city in the country to abolish ________ in 1896.
BeijingLevel crossingRussiaNarrow gauge railway

Question 9: In 1649, Ousamequin (Massasoit) sold the surrounding land, then known as Saughtucket, to Myles Standish as an addition to ________.
Plymouth, MassachusettsDuxbury, MassachusettsMarshfield, MassachusettsPembroke, Massachusetts

Question 10: ________ passes from north to south through the center of the city, The western end of Route 14 (at its intersection with Route 27) and the southern end of Route 37 (at its intersection with Route 28) both are in the city.
Massachusetts Route 128Massachusetts Route 3Interstate 93Massachusetts Route 28


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