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Oregon Coast: Quiz


Question 1: [40] Charter boats usually take groups out for half day and full day fishing trips for ________, Coho salmon, and Pacific halibut.
Atlantic salmonChinook salmonRainbow troutWild fisheries

Question 2: Species of seabirds on the Oregon Coast include the Common Murre, Tufted Puffin, Marbled Murrelet, the Black Oystercatcher, ________, many varieties of cormorants, the Western Gull, and Glaucous-winged Gull.

Question 3: Drake called the area ________, though the exact location of New Albion remains a mystery.
New AlbionFrancis DrakeWashingtonBritish Columbia

Question 4: In 1803, with the successful purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France, President Thomas Jefferson ordered an expedition to the west coast, which was led by Captain ________ and William Clark.
George WashingtonMeriwether LewisWilliam Clark (explorer)Virginia

Question 5: Horse riding, clam digging, and ________ are popular activities.
SurfboardSurfingMavericks (location)Surf culture

Question 6: Though the fires did not become the major infernos that the Japanese intended, the bomb site is now on the ________ as the Wheeler Ridge Japanese Bombing Site.
National Register of Historic PlacesNational Park ServiceHistory of the National Register of Historic PlacesProperty type (National Register of Historic Places)

Question 7: [16] Occasionally, the large ________ wash up onto the beaches after following warm currents which dissipate leaving the squid to die of hypothermia.
Giant squidCephalopodColossal SquidHumboldt Squid

Question 8: The Oregon Coast forms the western border of the state, and stretches approximately 363 miles (584 km) from the Columbia River in the north to the Oregon–________ state border in the south.
Los AngelesSacramento, CaliforniaCaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 9: A few years later, in 1811, ________ returned and set up the first permanent United States settlement at Astoria, then a trading post.
John Jacob AstorOregon TrailAstor familyNew York City

Question 10: ________ spend most of their lives at sea and are adapted to ocean life.


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