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Marlborough, Massachusetts: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ resulted in the creation of one of the region's most unusual monuments.
Bleeding KansasAmerican Civil WarTennesseeUnited States

Question 2: Marlborough was first settled in 1657 by 14 men led by ________; in 1656 Rice petitioned the Massachusetts General Court to create the city of Marlborough and it was officially incorporated in 1660.
BostonWatertown, MassachusettsMarlborough, MassachusettsEdmund Rice (1638)

Question 3: Marlborough is a city in Middlesex County, ________, United States.
ConnecticutMassachusettsRhode IslandMaine

Question 4: The village was named Marlborough after the market town in Wiltshire, ________.
EnglandScotlandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 5: As of the ________[4] of 2000, there were 36,255 people, 14,501 households, and 9,280 families residing in the city.

Question 6: Jimmy Fuller, baseball player, drafted as a pitcher by the ________ in 2008.
Buffalo BisonsBrooklyn CyclonesNew York MetsNew York Yankees

Question 7: Shoe manufacturing continued in Marlborough long after the industry had fled many other ________ communities.
Northeastern United StatesNew EnglandMidwestern United StatesSouthern United States

Question 8: ________, author, graduated from high school in Marlborough in 1847.
MassachusettsHarvard UniversityRagged DickHoratio Alger, Jr.

Question 9: About 4.7% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the ________, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.
Basic needsPoverty thresholdCanadaBhutan

Question 10: As a growing industrialized community, Marlborough began attracting skilled craftsmen from Quebec, Ireland, Italy, and ________.


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