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Question 1: A number of sites in Cohoes are included on the ________, including -
History of the National Register of Historic PlacesNational Register of Historic PlacesProperty type (National Register of Historic Places)National Park Service

Question 2: Cohoes became a ________ and to an extent a company town.
Springfield, MassachusettsWorcester, MassachusettsMill townManchester, New Hampshire

Question 3: During the 1870s the mills were enormously profitable because of the ________, which flowed past them at that time.
Saint Lawrence SeawayErie CanalLake OntarioLake Champlain

Question 4: The 19th century saw an influx of immigrants to Cohoes to work in the mills, particularly ________ from Quebec, and Irish.
AcadiansCanadaCajunFrench Canadian

Question 5: As of the ________[4] of 2000, there were 15,521 people (1,304 fewer than the 1990 census), 6,932 households, and 3,861 families residing in the city.
SpainItalyFranceCensus

Question 6: In 1866, during excavation work for construction of Mill #3 of the Harmony Mills, the bones of a ________ were unearthed over a period of several weeks.
Woolly mammothGomphothereAmerican mastodonMastodon

Question 7: Cohoes is named for its most famous landmark, the ________, a majestic waterfall that was discovered by the region's original settlers, the Mohawk Nation.
Cohoes, New YorkNiagara FallsCohoes FallsNew York

Question 8: Cohoes (pronounced /kəˈhoʊs/) is a city located at the northeast corner of Albany County ________, USA.
New YorkMassachusettsConnecticutNew Jersey

Question 9: The land was once part of the ________.
Kiliaen van Rensselaer (Dutch merchant)Manor of RensselaerswyckCapital DistrictAlbany, New York

Question 10: In 1831, a ________ was constructed on the Mohawk River above the city's waterfall.
Water turbineHydropowerHydroelectricityDam







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