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Question 1: The British, however, built Fort Pitt on the site, naming it after ________.
Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of NewcastleWilliam Pitt the YoungerWilliam Pitt, 1st Earl of ChathamRobert Walpole

Question 2: Bear Run • French Creek • Lehigh River • LeTort Spring Run • Lick Run • Lower Brandywine • Octoraro Creek • Pine Creek • ________ • Stony Creek • Tucquan Creek • Tulpehocken Creek • Yellow Breeches Creek
Allegheny National ForestValley Forge National Historical ParkFort Washington State ParkSchuylkill River

Question 3: During the ________, Fort Pitt was the headquarters for the western theatre of the war.
American Revolutionary WarSaratoga campaignUnited StatesNew York and New Jersey campaign

Question 4: ________ (Beaver County)
Raccoon Creek State ParkPromised Land State ParkBlack Moshannon State ParkLittle Buffalo State Park

Question 5: It was once at the center of river travel, trade, and even wars throughout the pioneer history of ________.
Allegheny MountainsAllegheny County, PennsylvaniaWestern PennsylvaniaPittsburgh

Question 6: The attempt was probably unsuccessful, and on August 1, 1763, most of the Indians broke off the siege to intercept an approaching force under Colonel ________, resulting in the Battle of Bushy Run.
Fort DuquesnePontiac's RebellionFrench and Indian WarHenry Bouquet

Question 7: Pittsburgh settled on the current design after rejecting an alternative plan for a Point Park Civic Center designed by ________.
ChicagoFrank Lloyd WrightDarwin D. Martin HouseTaliesin (studio)

Question 8: The ________, housed in the Monongahela Bastion of Fort Pitt, commemorates the French and Indian War (1754–1763), in which the area soon to become Pittsburgh was a major battlefield.
Bushy Run BattlefieldConrad Weiser HomesteadFort Pitt MuseumDrake Well Museum

Question 9: The French held Fort Duquesne during the ________, and it became one of the focal points for that war because of its strategic riverside location in disputed territory.
Seven Years' WarFrench and Indian WarJeffery Amherst, 1st Baron AmherstBraddock expedition

Question 10: Built on land acquired via ________ from industrial enterprises in the 1950s, the park opened in 1974 when construction was completed on its iconic fountain.
ApartmentEminent domainNew townTower block


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