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Question 1: The area is one of several distinct ________.
Geography of MinnesotaNatural history of MinnesotaGeology of MinnesotaClimate of Minnesota

Question 2: It is characterized by a mixture of deciduous forests populated by maple, oak, poplar, and ________, as well as areas of coniferous forest that include red, white, and jack pine, and various species of spruce.
Betula pendulaBirchAlderBeech

Question 3: Prior to the ________, the area that would become the Iron Range was inhabited mainly by Native American groups.
RomanticismEugène Delacroix18th century19th century

Question 4: It is located immediately east of the city of ________ on Minn.Highway 169 / Minn.Highway 1, where the area school and business district are located.

Question 5: The Iron Range is a region that make up the northeastern section of ________ in the United States.
Saint Paul, MinnesotaNorth DakotaMinneapolis – Saint PaulMinnesota

Question 6: The area includes thousands of small lakes, and is home to the Chippewa National Forest and ________.
Grand Portage National MonumentSavanna Portage State ParkGrand Portage State ParkSuperior National Forest

Question 7: Iron mining operations on the Mesabi range took place in enormous ________ where steam shovels and other industrial machines could remove massive amounts of ore.
Surface miningUnderground mining (hard rock)Open-pit miningQuarry

Question 8: Archibald "Moonlight" Graham, subject of the motion picture "________" settled in Chisholm.
Eight Men OutField of DreamsBlack Sox ScandalShoeless Joe Jackson

Question 9: The far eastern area, along the shore of Lake Superior, and the far northern area, along the Canadian border, of the region are not associated with ________ mining, and are collectively referred to as the Arrowhead region of the state.
Iron oreAluminiumSteelOxygen

Question 10: 3,865) is where U.S. Senator ________ and seven others died in a plane crash in 2002 two miles away from the municipal airport.
Paul WellstoneAl FrankenWalter MondaleAmy Klobuchar


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