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Lake Lure, North Carolina: Quiz


Question 1: The dam's power plant began operations in 1928 with the sale of electricity under a 10-year contract to Blue Ridge Power Co., a local predecessor of ________.
Duke EnergyNuclear powerNet meteringCoal

Question 2: A mortgage-holder, Stroud & Company of ________, foreclosed on the lake and the dam.
PittsburghHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaAllentown, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Question 3: As of the ________[1] of 2000, there were 1,027 people, 495 households, and 359 families residing in the town.

Question 4: Lake Lure was a filming location for scenes from the movies ________, The Last of the Mohicans, My Fellow Americans, A Breed Apart, and Firestarter.
FlashdanceDirty DancingBeauty and the Beast (1991 film)Patrick Swayze

Question 5: The plans for development came to a halt in 1929 with the advent of the ________.
Great DepressionRepublican Party (United States)United StatesFederal Reserve System

Question 6: In 1963 the ________ enacted the legislation that authorized the Town of Lake Lure to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring the assets from Stroud.
United States CongressAlabama LegislatureNorth Carolina General AssemblyIndiana General Assembly

Question 7: About 4.9% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the ________, including 11.7% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.
Poverty thresholdBhutanCanadaBasic needs

Question 8: Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, ________, United States.
North CarolinaGeorgia (U.S. state)South CarolinaPennsylvania


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