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Question 1:
Where is the mouth of the Missouri River?
Mississippi River, near St. Louis,
near, into Lake Abaya
Neman River near Neman town
Po at Brandizzo, near Chivasso

Question 2: The state of Missouri is named after the Missouri River which in turn is named after the Siouan Indian tribe whose Illinois name, ouemessourita (wimihsoorita[13]), means "those who have dugout ________".
Whitewater canoeingKayakWhitewater kayakingCanoe

Question 3: Each verse of "________" ends with the line, "...'cross the wide Missouri."
Oh ShenandoahAmerican Civil WarUnited StatesVirginia

Question 4: [4] The only significant stretch of free-flowing stream on the lower Missouri is the Missouri National Recreational River section between Gavins Point Dam and Ponca State Park, ________.
South DakotaNebraskaColoradoWisconsin

Question 5:
Where does Missouri River come from?

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Big Bend Dam on the Missouri River in South Dakota
  Big Bend Dam on the Missouri River in South Dakota
  High silt content makes the Missouri River (left) noticeably lighter than the Mississippi River here at their confluence north of St. Louis.
  Ak-sar-ben Toll Bridge between Iowa and Nebraska in November, 1938. This was one of the first road bridges over the Missouri. Older bridges include the highway 115 bridge connecting St. Louis County and St. Charles Missouri opened in 1904.

Question 7: James MacKay and John Evans were hired by the Spanish to search a route to the ________ and to tell the British to leave the upper Missouri.
Atlantic OceanIndian OceanPacific OceanArctic Ocean

Question 8: Extensive use of paddle steamers on the upper river helped facilitate European settlement of the Dakotas and ________.
WashingtonColoradoWyomingMontana

Question 9: From this point, it flows through its valley south and east into the Mississippi north of ________.
St. Louis County, MissouriSt. Louis, MissouriKansas City, MissouriGreater St. Louis

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Beaverhead River, a tributary of the Jefferson River and a headwater of the Missouri River
  Falls of the Big Sioux River, a Missouri River tributary, at Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  High silt content makes the Missouri River (left) noticeably lighter than the Mississippi River here at their confluence north of St. Louis.
  George Caleb Bingham "Fur Traders on Missouri River", c. 1845.







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