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Martha's Vineyard: Quiz


Question 1: It is reached by a ferry that departs from ________, and by several other ferries departing from Falmouth, New Bedford, Hyannis, and Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
Woods Hole, MassachusettsBourne, MassachusettsTeaticket, MassachusettsProvincetown (CDP), Massachusetts

Question 2:
What is the metropolitican population of Martha's Vineyard?

Question 3: British settlement had its origins in the purchase of Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the Elizabeth Islands by Thomas Mayhew of ________.
Cambridge, MassachusettsLowell, MassachusettsWatertown, MassachusettsNewton, Massachusetts

Question 4:

Question 5: Like the nearby island of ________, Martha's Vineyard was brought to prominence in the 19th century by the whaling industry, during which ships were sent around the world to hunt whales for their oil and blubber.
New Bedford, MassachusettsNantucket, MassachusettsWorcester, MassachusettsBarnstable, Massachusetts

Question 6: On July 16, 1999, a small plane crashed off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, claiming the lives of pilot ________, his wife Carolyn Bessette and her sister Lauren Bessette.
Robert F. KennedyJacqueline Kennedy OnassisJohn F. Kennedy, Jr.Caroline Kennedy

Question 7:
Where does Martha's Vineyard come from?
United States, Hawaii
United States
Independent State of Croatia
brought from Germany, started officially in United States

Question 8: Although the island struggled financially through the ________, its reputation as a resort for tourists and the wealthy continued to grow.
Republican Party (United States)Federal Reserve SystemUnited StatesGreat Depression

Question 9: Keeping the balance between the much needed tourist economy and the ________ and wildlife of the island is of paramount importance to residents.

Question 10: Gosnold perhaps named Martha's Vineyard after his daughter, who was christened in St James' Church (now St Edmundsbury Cathedral), ________ in the English county of Suffolk.
Eye, SuffolkBury St EdmundsMildenhall, SuffolkSudbury, Suffolk


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