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Question 1: The name "Jamestown Settlement" currently is used to describe the ________'s state-sponsored attraction, which began in 1957 as Jamestown Festival Park, created for the 350th anniversary of the original settlement.
New JerseyWest VirginiaNorth CarolinaVirginia

Question 2: Sir Thomas Dale's progressive development at Henricus, which was to feature a ________ to educate the natives, and Wolstenholme Towne at Martin's Hundred, were both essentially wiped out.
Public school (government funded)CollegeGymnasium (school)University

Question 3: Late in 1606, English entrepreneurs set sail with a charter from the ________ to establish a colony in the New World.
Sea VentureJohn Smith (explorer)London CompanyBermuda

Question 4: Powhatan's brother, a fierce warrior named Opchanacanough, became head of the ________.
PowhatanGloucester County, VirginiaChief PowhatanWerowocomoco

Question 5: The settlers called this The Day of Providence, and the state of ________ was eventually named after the timely governor.
MarylandDelawareNew JerseyConnecticut

Question 6: Ten years later, in 1634, by order of King Charles I, the colony was divided into the original eight shires of Virginia (or ________), in a fashion similar to that practiced in England.
CityProvinceIndependent cityCounty

Question 7: Over a million artifacts have been recovered by the ________ project with ongoing archaeological work, including a number of exciting recent discoveries.
Jamestown RediscoveryHampton RoadsJamestown SettlementJamestown, Virginia

Question 8: Many scenes were filmed on location nearby the James and Chickahominy Rivers and at Henricus Historical Park in ________.
Henrico County, VirginiaChesterfield County, VirginiaPrince George County, VirginiaRichmond, Virginia

Question 9: (His first wife and their young son had already died in ________, after being shipwrecked on the island during the voyage from England.)
British Virgin IslandsBermudaCayman IslandsAnguilla

Question 10: This event is often incorrectly reported to have occurred on a ________.
Palm SundayEasterEaster MondayGood Friday

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