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Question 1: ________ (pronounced /proo/), journalist and author, was born in 1935 in the city.
Brokeback MountainAnnie ProulxThe Shipping News (film)Ang Lee

Question 2: The Slater Memorial Museum, located on the campus of the ________, is named for John Fox Slater (1815–1884), corporator of The Norwich Free Academy for twenty years.
Norwich Free AcademyNorwich, ConnecticutBozrah, ConnecticutFranklin, Connecticut

Question 3: Senator and 57th ________, died in the city.
President pro tempore of the United States SenateUnited States CongressSpeaker of the United States House of RepresentativesParty leaders of the United States Senate

Question 4: ________ (born Arielle Sonnery de Fromental in 1958 in Norwich) is a singer and actress working mostly in French films.
Le Beau MariageÉric RohmerThe Aviator's WifeArielle Dombasle

Question 5: ________ (1791–1865), an extremely popular poet from the early to mid Nineteenth century, was born in the city.
William CowperIndianapolisWilliam Cullen BryantLydia Sigourney

Question 6: ________ (1831–1908), educator, college president, foundation president
Daniel Coit GilmanJohns Hopkins UniversityBenjamin Ide WheelerWilliam Wallace Campbell

Question 7: The ________ is the primary high school for students living in Norwich and several surrounding towns.
Franklin, ConnecticutBozrah, ConnecticutNorwich, ConnecticutNorwich Free Academy

Question 8: ________, inventor of the Polaroid Camera.
Norman BorlaugEdwin H. LandClaude ShannonJames D. Watson

Question 9: One of the most notable figures of the Revolution, ________, was born in Norwich.
Moses HazenBenedict ArnoldAmerican Revolutionary WarEthan Allen

Question 10: This was also spurred by the building of the ________ in 1832-1837 bringing goods and people both in and out of Norwich.
Central New England RailwayNew York, New Haven and Hartford RailroadProvidence and Worcester RailroadNew York and New England Railroad







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