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Question 1: There is a sizable Hispanic American population, primarily consisting of Salvadoran Americans, Peruvian Americans, ________, Bolivian Americans, Mexican Americans, and Colombian Americans.
Cuban AmericanDominican AmericanSpanish AmericanHispanic and Latino Americans

Question 2: [5] The Fairfax line, surveyed in 1746, ran from the first spring of the Potomac (still marked today by the ________) to the first spring of the Rappahannock, at the head of the Conway River.
Monongahela National ForestFairfax Stone Historical Monument State ParkBear Rocks PreserveDolly Sods Wilderness

Question 3: The latter was nowhere more graphically illustrated than with Byrd's violent opposition to ________ of the state's public schools.
Racial integrationRacismRacial segregationSouth Africa under apartheid

Question 4: Slavery, states rights, and economic issues increasingly divided the northern and southern states during the first half of the 19th century, eventually leading to the ________ from 1861–1865.
TennesseeBleeding KansasAmerican Civil WarUnited States

Question 5: Republican ________ from Northern Virginia gained one of the seats in the U.S.
Samuel L. SouthardClaude A. SwansonJohn WarnerJim Webb

Question 6: Arlington alone is home to over 600 federal contractors, and has the highest weekly wages of any major jurisdiction in the ________.
Blue Ridge MountainsWashington Metropolitan AreaBaltimore–Washington Metropolitan AreaAllegheny Mountains

Question 7: Founded in 1957, MWCOG is a regional organization of 21 Washington-area local governments, as well as area members of the Maryland and Virginia state legislatures, the U.S. Senate, and the ________.
State governments of the United StatesUnited States CongressUnited States House of RepresentativesUnited States Senate

Question 8: The region's large ________, such as Potomac Mills and Tysons Corner Center, attract many visitors, as well as its Civil War battlefields.
New townShopping mallSkyscraperApartment

Question 9: Nissan Pavilion (near Manassas), the Patriot Center at ________ in Fairfax, and the Verizon Center in Washington serve as popular concert venues, and the Verizon Center also serves as the home of sporting events.
Old Dominion UniversityVirginia Commonwealth UniversityJames Madison UniversityGeorge Mason University

Question 10: Fairfax County's public school system includes the ________, an award-winning magnet school.
Robert E. Lee High School (Fairfax County, Virginia)Westfield High School (Fairfax County, Virginia)Fairfax High School (Fairfax, Virginia)Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

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