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Pike County, Pennsylvania: Quiz


Question 1: The original inhabitants were the ________, later known as the Delaware Indians.
New NetherlandLenapeNew YorkNew Jersey

Question 2: Pike County is the fastest-growing county in the state of ________.
PennsylvaniaConnecticutNorth CarolinaNew Jersey

Question 3: Pike County was named for General ________.
Zebulon PikeColoradoUnited StatesIndiana

Question 4: ________ (southeast)
Morris County, New JerseySussex County, New JerseyNewton, New JerseyGloucester County, New Jersey

Question 5: The canal system which, terminated at the ________ near present day Kingston, New York, proved profitable.
Rockland County, New YorkHudson RiverNew York CityManhattan

Question 6: ________ (east)
Newburgh (city), New YorkMiddletown, Orange County, New YorkPoughkeepsie–Newburgh–Middletown metropolitan areaOrange County, New York

Question 7: [2] It is also the only Pennsylvania county in the greater ________.
Ridge-and-Valley AppalachiansNew York metropolitan areaNew York CityAllegheny Plateau

Question 8: Early in the next century, ________ was discovered nearby in the area that would become Carbondale.
Wind powerHydroelectricityGrid energy storageCoal

Question 9: In 1694 Governor Benjamin Fletcher of the colony of ________ sent Captain Arent Schuyler to investigate claims that the French were recruiting Indian allies for use against the English.
MassachusettsNew YorkConnecticutNew Jersey

Question 10: Altoona | Philadelphia | Erie | Harrisburg–Carlisle | Johnstown | Lancaster | Lebanon | ________ | Pittsburgh | Reading | State College | Williamsport | Scranton‑Wilkes-Barre | York-Hanover
Allentown, PennsylvaniaLehigh County, PennsylvaniaLehigh ValleyBethlehem, Pennsylvania

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