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Kittery, Maine: Quiz


Question 1: William Whipple, signer of the ________
SerbiaCyprusDeclaration of independenceBosnia and Herzegovina

Question 2: [2] Together with the Pepperrell family, they established fisheries offshore at the Isles of Shoals, where fish were caught, salted and exported back to ________.
EuropeEastern EuropeBalkansWestern Europe

Question 3: Settled about 1623, Kittery was incorporated in 1647, and today bills itself as "the oldest incorporated town in Maine." It was named after the birthplace of a founder, Alexander Shapleigh, from his manor of Kittery Court at Kingswear in Devon, ________.
ScotlandWalesUnited KingdomEngland

Question 4: As of the ________[3] of 2000, there were 9,543 people, 4,078 households, and 2,528 families residing in the town.

Question 5: ________, writer and magazine editor
Ralph Waldo EmersonNathaniel HawthorneWilliam Dean HowellsJames Russell Lowell

Question 6: During the Revolution, the first vessels of the U.S. Navy were constructed on Badger's Island, including the 1777 USS Ranger commanded by ________.
United States Naval AcademyUnited States NavyJohn Paul JonesContinental Navy

Question 7: About 5.7% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the ________, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.
Basic needsCanadaBhutanPoverty threshold

Question 8: Kittery has some fine early ________, including the Sir William Pepperrell House, built in 1733, and the Lady Pepperrell House, built in 1760.
ItalyArchitectureArchitectural theoryEurope

Question 9: Kittery originally extended from the ________ inland up the Salmon Falls River, including the present-day towns of Eliot, South Berwick, Berwick and North Berwick.
Atlantic OceanPacific OceanArctic OceanIndian Ocean

Question 10: Located opposite Portsmouth, ________, the town developed into a center for trade and shipbuilding.
New HampshireManchester, New HampshireConcord, New HampshireMassachusetts


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