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Midlothian, Virginia: Quiz


Question 1: With the coming of the Europeans, although there was some farming, the terrain was hilly and largely wooded, and shipping of farm products such as ________ crops was not easy.
Tobacco smokingTobacco productsTobaccoNicotiana

Question 2: Midlothian's demographics are much like ________'s.
New JerseyWest VirginiaNorth CarolinaVirginia

Question 3: ________, 12800 Genito Road
Chesterfield County, VirginiaRichmond International RacewaySouthside SpeedwayRichmond, Virginia

Question 4: It produced the first commercially mined coal in the Virginia Colony and in what became the ________.
United StatesPhilippinesCanadaAlaska

Question 5: White House for President ________.
Thomas JeffersonBenjamin FranklinJohn AdamsJames Monroe

Question 6: In a financial reorganization, the R&D line through Midlothian became part of the Southern Railway system in 1894, and is now part of ________.
Norfolk and Western RailwayAmtrakNorfolk Southern RailwayChesapeake and Ohio Railway

Question 7: During the ________, coal produced in the Midlothian coal pits supplied the cannon factory on the James River at Westham, upstream from Richmond, where it was used to produce shot and shells for the Continental Army.
American RevolutionUnited States ConstitutionUnited StatesMassachusetts

Question 8: By 1700, several mines were in development by French ________ and others.
Huldrych ZwingliHuguenotProtestant ReformationCrusades

Question 9: In 1796, famed engineer and architect ________ toured the coal fields outside Richmond, declaring enthusiastically, "Such a mine of Wealth exists, I believe, nowhere else!"
United States CapitolBenjamin Henry LatrobeThomas JeffersonGeorge Washington

Question 10: Founded over 300 years ago as a coal mining village, it is now an outlying suburban community located well beyond the city limits in the Southside area of Richmond in the ________ region.
Roanoke, VirginiaRichmond–PetersburgHenrico County, VirginiaChesterfield County, Virginia

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