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Lincoln, New Hampshire: Quiz


Question 1: Lincoln was named after Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton, 2nd Duke of Newcastle, 9th ________ — a cousin of the Wentworth governors.
Earl of LincolnEarl of ScarbroughEarl FortescueEarl of Winchilsea and Nottingham

Question 2: In 1764, ________ Governor Benning Wentworth granted 32,456 acres (131.34 km2) to a group of approximately 70 land investors from Connecticut.
MunicipalityColonyCityDependent territory

Question 3: Lincoln lies almost fully within the Merrimack River watershed, with the western edge of town in the ________ watershed.
Detroit RiverHudson RiverConnecticut RiverMississippi River

Question 4: Franconia Paper took over in 1950, producing 150 tons of paper a day until ________ in 1971, at which time new river classification standards discouraged further papermaking in Lincoln.
BankruptcyDebtBond (finance)Insolvency

Question 5: About 3.4% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the ________, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.
Poverty thresholdBhutanBasic needsCanada

Question 6: The 1790 ________ indicates that it had 22 inhabitants.

Question 7: The ________ transported freight, and increasingly brought tourists to the beautiful mountain region.
TrainRail transportLocomotiveTrain station

Question 8: According to the ________, the town has a total area of 130.9 square miles (339 km2).
Midwestern United StatesNew EnglandUnited States Census BureauSouthern United States

Question 9: As of the ________[5] of 2000, there were 1,271 people, 583 households, and 324 families residing in the town.

Question 10: Walls of Conway ________ rise to a height of 70 to 90 feet (21 to 27 m) and are only 12 to 20 feet (2.5 to 6.0 m) apart.
BasaltGraniteFelsicIgneous rock


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