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Question 1: The 12 acres (49,000 m²) of landscaped grounds are maintained by the ________ as part of Rock Creek Park, but are not contiguous with the main part of that park.
Yellowstone National ParkNational Park Passport StampsAppalachian TrailNational Park Service

Question 2: Meridian Hill Park, also known unofficially as Malcolm X Park, is located in the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Columbia Heights in the ________.
United StatesAlaskaPhilippinesCanada

Question 3: Meridian Hill Park became a haven for ________ and was considered unsafe, especially at night.
Prohibition (drugs)HeroinIllegal drug tradeAlcoholic beverage

Question 4: The walls and fountains were built with concrete aggregate, a new building material consisting of ________ mixed with small pebbles.
ConcreteBrickStreetRoad

Question 5: His plans, later modified by Horace Peaslee, included an ________-style terraced fountain in the lower half and gardens in a French Baroque style in the upper half.
Italian RenaissanceItalian WarsItalian Renaissance arts and cultureItaly

Question 6: During the 19th century the environs of Meridian Hill became host to Columbian College (1821), later renamed ________.
George Washington UniversityGeorgetown UniversityGeorge Washington University Residence HallsGeorge Washington Colonials

Question 7: Smith to construct a colossal presidential mansion on Meridian Hill to replace the ________.
United States CapitolWashington, D.C.President's ParkWhite House
















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