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Question 1: Johnston Atoll was claimed by both the United States and the ________ in 1858.
History of HawaiiKalākauaKingdom of HawaiiKamehameha I

Question 2: About 300 species of ________ have been recorded from the reefs and inshore waters of the atoll.
Fish anatomyForage fishPelagic fishFish

Question 3: It is also visited by ________ and Hawaiian Monk Seals.
Sea turtleGreen turtleLeatherback turtleHawksbill turtle

Question 4: Johnston Atoll is a 50-square-mile (130 km2) ________ in the North Pacific Ocean[1] about 1400 km (750 nmi) west of Hawaii.
Marginal seaCurrent sea level riseAtollVolcanic arc

Question 5: For statistical purposes, Johnston Atoll is grouped as one of the ________.
United States Virgin IslandsHawaiiUnited States Minor Outlying IslandsMidway Atoll

Question 6: Johnston Atoll was shelled by lightly-armed Japanese submarines once or twice during ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IISoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 7: On July 29, 1926, by Executive Order, President ________ established Johnston Atoll as a Federal bird refuge and placed it under the control of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Calvin CoolidgeHerbert HooverWilliam ClaflinGerald Ford

Question 8: Johnston is an unincorporated territory of the ________, administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior as part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
PhilippinesAlaskaCanadaUnited States

Question 9: Twelve thermonuclear warheads were exploded in all, one of which failed when the ________ carrying it failed to launch and scattered plutonium debris over the island.
HGM-25A Titan IPGM-11 RedstonePGM-17 ThorSM-65 Atlas

Question 10: Later on, it became the site of a chemical weapons depot and the site of the ________ (JACADS).
Dugway sheep incidentOperation Steel BoxJohnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal SystemMC-1 bomb


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