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Question 1: The road is maintained by the city of Colorado Springs as a ________.
Toll roadExpresswayFreewayHighway

Question 2:
What type is thing is Pikes Peak?

Question 3:
What mountain range is Pikes Peak a part of?

Question 4:
Where is Pikes Peak?
El Paso County, Colorado, USA near Colorado Springs
White Plains
North Castle

Question 5: In July 1860, Clark, Gruber & Company began minting gold coins in ________ bearing the phrase "Pikes Peak Gold" and an artist's rendering of the peak on the obverse.
Colorado Springs, ColoradoColoradoDenverBoston

Question 6: On a clear day, the peak can be seen from ________ (over 60 miles (97 km) north), points south of Pueblo (up to 76 miles) and from locations east from Limon (85 miles).
BostonPhoenix, ArizonaDenverColorado Springs, Colorado

Question 7: Katharine Lee Bates was moved to write the words to the famous song "________" in July, 1893, after having traveled to the top of Pikes Peak on a carriage ride.
Any Day Now (1962 song)Heartbreak HotelAdeste FidelesAmerica the Beautiful

Question 8: At 14,115 feet (4,302 m)[1], it is one of Colorado's 54 ________.
ThirteenerMount McKinleyFourteenerSangre de Cristo Range

Question 9: During the period of exploration in Colorado, many would refer to the mountain as "Pike's Peak," after ________, the man who first documented it and attempted to climb to its summit.
United StatesZebulon PikeIndianaNew Jersey

Question 10: Unlike most other similarly tall mountains in Colorado, it serves as a visible landmark for many miles to the east, far into the ________ of Colorado.
Midwestern United StatesWestern United StatesGreat PlainsSouthern United States


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