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Historic Columbia River Highway: Quiz


Question 1: With Lancaster's help, Hill built the experimental Maryhill Loops Road from the river east of the gorge up the Columbia Hills to his planned ________ utopian community at Maryhill.
Friends World Committee for ConsultationGeorge FoxReligious Society of FriendsHistory of the Religious Society of Friends

Question 2: By then, the roadway was part of a longer Columbia River Highway, stretching from Astoria on the ________ east to Pendleton as Highway No.
Indian OceanPacific OceanArctic OceanAtlantic Ocean

Question 3: Just after leaving Hood River on a 1918 bridge over the Hood River, which had replaced an older wooden ________, the highway climbed via a series of loops, similar to the ones at Crown Point.
Cantilever bridgeArch bridgeBeam bridgeTruss bridge

Question 4: When the ________ system was officially established in 1926, the highway became the part of U.S. Route 30.
United States Numbered HighwaysInterstate Highway SystemMississippiArkansas

Question 5: ________
History of OregonNational Register of Historic Places listings in OregonList of National Historic Landmarks in OregonOregon Trail

Question 6: The road was the first ________ road in the state, designed with gradual horseshoe curves to avoid steep grades.

Question 7: The Columbia River Gorge is the lowest crossing of the ________, carved by the Columbia River during the Cascades' uplift.
Cascade VolcanoesCascades (ecoregion)Cascade RangeMount Rainier

Question 8: At Shellrock Mountain to the east, long believed to be an impassable barrier, Governor Oswald West used ________ in 1912 to prove that it was possible to build a road, at least temporarily.
Unfree labourHuman traffickingPenal labourSlavery

Question 9: In 1984 it was recognized as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the ________.
United KingdomUnited StatesWonders of the WorldAmerican Society of Civil Engineers

Question 10: In the interest of ________ and historical preservation, seventy-four miles of the original road—from Troutdale to The Dalles—have been established as the Historic Columbia River Highway (HCRH).
World Tourism rankingsTravel and Tourism Competitiveness ReportHotelTourism


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