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Florence, Massachusetts: Quiz


Question 1: Florence is a village in the northwestern portion of the city of Northampton, near Westhampton and Williamsburg in the U.S. state of ________.
ConnecticutRhode IslandMassachusettsMaine

Question 2: In ________, the Corticelli logo--a kitten playing with a spool of thread--loomed over Broadway from a huge electrical sign at 42nd Street between 1910 and 1913 [1].
BrooklynManhattanNew York CityNew York metropolitan area

Question 3: ________, a former slave who became a nationally known advocate for equality and justice, was a member of this community.
Frederick DouglassSojourner TruthHarriet TubmanUnderground Railroad

Question 4: Hill's home at 31-35 Maple Street in Florence served as a stop for the ________.
Harriet TubmanUnderground RailroadWilliam Cooper NellAmerican Civil War

Question 5: In 1832, Samuel Whitmarsh planted 25 acres (100,000 m2) of ________ trees in Florence in order to raise silkworms.
Paper MulberryMorus albaMorus (plant)Morus nigra

Question 6: Later, the company changed its name again, and, as the Corticelli Silk Company, grew to be one of the world's largest producers of silk thread, made with raw silk imported from ________.
United KingdomCambodiaJapanCanada

Question 7: Hill, the spiritual leader of the Northampton Association of Education and Industry, invented a machine that could spin silk smooth enough to be used in ________.
Sewing machineBlanket stitchDarningButton

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