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Question 1: Midway Atoll is an unorganized, unincorporated territory of the ________.
CanadaPhilippinesAlaskaUnited States

Question 2: [8] The Monument also includes the ________, and the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
ʻIolani PalaceHawaii Volcanoes National ParkHaleakala National ParkPapahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Question 3: Midway Atoll is now home to 67-70% of the world's ________ population, and 34-39% of the global black-footed albatross.
ProcellariiformesLaysan AlbatrossShort-tailed AlbatrossBird

Question 4: The Clippers island-hopped from San Francisco to ________, providing the fastest and most luxurious route to the Orient and bringing tourists to Midway until 1941.
Religion in ChinaProvince (China)ChinaTime in China

Question 5: Beginning in 1940, as tensions with the Japanese were rising, Midway was deemed second only to ________ in importance to protecting the U.S.
USS Arizona MemorialUSS Missouri (BB-63)Pearl HarborUnited States Navy

Question 6: government, as the Unincorporated Territory of Midway Island, and administered by the ________.
United States Marine CorpsUnited States NavyUnited States Coast GuardUnited States armed forces

Question 7: Of the 1.5 million Laysan Albatrosses which inhabit Midway, nearly all[citation needed] are found to have plastic in their ________[13] .
DigestionStomachImmune systemEndocrine system

Question 8: Ironwood trees from ________ were planted to act as windbreaks.
AustraliaUnited KingdomCanadaBarbados

Question 9: Midway is best known as the location of the ________, fought in World War II on June 4-6, 1942.
Battle of the Coral SeaAttack on Pearl HarborPacific WarBattle of Midway

Question 10: In 1950, the Navy decommissioned Naval Air Station Midway, only to re-commission it again to support the ________.
Korean WarCold WarSino-Soviet border conflictVietnam War







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