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Question 1: While the fire lookout towers remained fully equipped into the ________, they were latter replaced by telephone and radio broadcasting systems in many cities.
Imperial Japanese NavyTaishō periodShōwa periodMeiji period

Question 2: ________ had the most known lookout sites(989); 196 of them still exist, with roughly 60 staffed each summer.

Question 3: During the ________ in Japan fire lookout towers (火の見櫓 Hinomi-yagura?) housed the the fire fighting team of town (町火消 Machi-bi-keshi?
Edo periodTokugawa YoshinobuTokugawa shogunateBakumatsu

Question 4: Highest lookout site in the world: Fairview Peak, 25 mile (40 km) NE of ________ - 13,214 feet (4,028 m).
Gunnison, ColoradoMarble, ColoradoPitkin, ColoradoMount Crested Butte, Colorado

Question 5: A handful of towers remain in Ontario after the 1970s[6], but they are still in use in British Columbia, ________ and the Maritime Provinces.

Question 6: A fire lookout tower, fire tower or lookout tower, provides housing and protection for a person known as a "fire lookout" whose duty it is to search for wildfires in the ________.
Natural environmentWildernessNatureEcosystem

Question 7: The earliest known fire lookout in the world was on Mount Masada, west of the ________, in present-day Israel, approx.
Great Salt LakeMediterranean SeaDead SeaCaspian Sea

Question 8: Tallest all-steel lookout tower in the world: Beard Tower, 5 km (3 miles) SE of ________ - 200 feet (61 m).
Northcliffe, Western AustraliaBusselton, Western AustraliaHarvey, Western AustraliaManjimup, Western Australia

Question 9: Tallest lookout tower in the U.S.: Woodworth Tower, ________ - 175 feet (53 m).
Bossier City, LouisianaShreveport, LouisianaAlexandria, LouisianaMonroe, Louisiana

Question 10: The history of fire lookout towers predates the ________ (which was founded in 1905).
United States Forest ServiceCenter for Nutrition Policy and PromotionForeign Agricultural ServiceNational Park Service


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