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Olathe, Kansas: Quiz


Question 1: Olathe's commercial and industrial parks are home to many companies, including Honeywell, ________, Garmin, and Farmers Insurance Group.
Spar (retailer)LidlAldiMarks & Spencer

Question 2: I kept thinking the land was beautiful and that I should name the town Beautiful."[citation needed] Purportedly, Barton asked a ________ interpreter how to say "Beautiful" in his native language.

Question 3: In the 1950s, the construction of the Interstate Highway system and, more directly, ________, linked Olathe directly to nearby Kansas City.
Interstate 94Interstate 45Interstate 35Interstate 70

Question 4: Olathe served as a stop on the Oregon Trail, the ________, and the Santa Fe Trail.
Mormon TrailSacramento, CaliforniaCalifornia TrailSierra Nevada (U.S.)

Question 5: He later described his ride to friends: "...the prairie was covered with ________ and other wild flowers.
Verbena hastataVerbenaGlandulariaVerbena officinalis

Question 6: Herbert S. Hadley, former Missouri Governor and chancellor of ________
Stanford UniversityCarnegie Mellon UniversityWashington University in St. LouisDuke University

Question 7: Jim Suptic of the pioneering emo band ________
James DeweesSomething to Write Home AboutThe Get Up KidsFour Minute Mile

Question 8: [6][7] The same year, ________/Money and Money magazine ranked Olathe #11 on its list of the "100 Best Cities to Live in the United States."[8]
HLN (TV channel)Fox News ChannelCNN en EspañolCNN

Question 9: The city's early days were filled with violence, as pro-slavery forces from nearby ________ often clashed with local abolitionists.

Question 10: The result was tremendous residential growth as Olathe became a part of the ________.
Kansas City Metropolitan AreaDissected Till PlainsThe OzarksKansas City, Missouri


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