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Question 1: Major settlements in the circulation area include the city of Fairbanks and the towns of North Pole, ________, Healy, Fort Yukon, and Tok.
Eagle, AlaskaFort Greely, AlaskaDelta Junction, AlaskaBig Delta, Alaska

Question 2: [51] The same year that Jessen founded his weekly newspaper, the United States became involved in the ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 3: Shortly before the earthquake, the News-Miner placed an order for a modern ________ press.
Rotary printing pressOffset printingLithographyPrinting press

Question 4: Travel to and from Alaska was restricted, and after Japan invaded the Alaska islands of Attu and ________, the News-Miner was censored by the U.S.
Pribilof IslandsKiskaAttu IslandAleutian Islands

Question 5: Snedden ordered the foundation for the new building to be raised 22 inches above the ________ line.
Extreme value theory100-year floodFlood insuranceWater

Question 6: From the time Thompson took control until shortly after the ________, the News-Miner lacked a dedicated connection to the Associated Press.
Soviet occupationsWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 7: In the early 1970s, prior to the construction of the ________, the Fairbanks economy was unsteady.
Fairbanks, AlaskaBarrow, AlaskaTrans-Alaska Pipeline SystemGerald Ford

Question 8: Little is known about Hill's operation, but he likely used either a Washington Hand Press or an "Army" press — both were small machines designed for transport on a single pack horse or pack ________.

Question 9: Prior to the 1948 election, Lathrop believed Republican presidential candidate Thomas Dewey would handily defeat Democratic incumbent ________.
Lyndon B. JohnsonJimmy CarterHarry S. TrumanJohn F. Kennedy

Question 10: Other miners and suppliers arrived, attracted by the gold, and Barnette named the settlement Fairbanks, after Indiana Senator and later Vice President of the United States ________.
Theodore RooseveltBenjamin HarrisonCharles W. FairbanksDan Quayle

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