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Newburyport, Massachusetts: Quiz


Question 1: Beginning about 1832, it added numerous ships to the ________ fleet.
Cetacean bycatchWhaling controversyOcean fisheriesWhaling

Question 2: On the Newburyport side a small airport, ________, was built at the edge of the marsh.
Location identifierRunwayMassachusettsPlum Island Airport

Question 3: The clock tower bell was cast by ________.
John HancockBostonPaul RevereSamuel Adams

Question 4: Timothy Pilsbury (1789–1858), congressman from ________
TexasUnited StatesIllinoisOklahoma

Question 5: Newburyport is a small coastal city in Essex County, ________, United States, 28 miles (61 km) northeast of Boston.
MassachusettsMaineConnecticutRhode Island

Question 6: After the Revolutionary War, ________ took a firm hold.
Atlantic slave tradeFrederick DouglassAbolitionismSlavery

Question 7: Among the authors that regularly visit are Andre Dubus III and ________.
BostonMichael CrichtonStephen KingTess Gerritsen

Question 8: The abolitionist movement reached a peak with the activities of ________, who was born in Newburyport and raised in its anti-slavery climate.
William Lloyd GarrisonHarriet TubmanFrederick DouglassJohn Brown (abolitionist)

Question 9: On January 28, 1764, the ________ passed "An act for erecting part of the town of Newbury into a new town by the name of Newburyport." [1] The act begins:
United States CongressMassachusetts SenateMassachusetts General CourtMassachusetts House of Representatives

Question 10: ________ (1805–1879), abolitionist
Frederick DouglassHarriet TubmanWilliam Lloyd GarrisonJohn Brown (abolitionist)


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