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Saugus, Massachusetts: Quiz


Question 1: Saugus was also home to a ________ track known as the Franklin Trotting Park, Atwood Racetrack, and the Old Saugus Race Course.
Harness racing in New ZealandHorse racingHarness racingStandardbred horse

Question 2: During the ________, many new industries moved to Saugus.
Industrial RevolutionThomas HighsWilliam RadcliffeTextile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution

Question 3: It was built with $2,000 of the United States revenue surplus distributed by President ________.
George M. DallasAndrew JacksonMartin Van BurenAl Gore

Question 4: About 3.1% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the ________, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.
CanadaBhutanPoverty thresholdBasic needs

Question 5: The Italian population mostly migrated over the years from ________ or Revere, the Irish from South Boston or Somerville.
Allston, MassachusettsDorchester, BostonEast BostonJamaica Plain, Boston

Question 6: The invention of the ________ brought new life to the Turnpike and in 1933 the road was widened and an overpass was added to separate the traffic on Route 1 and Main Street.
Vacuum servoAutomobileThrottleDisc brake

Question 7: As of the ________[3] of 2000, there were 26,078 people, 9,975 households, and 7,142 families residing in the town.

Question 8: The toll house, located at what is now the junction of Routes 1 and 99, was tended by the Felton family, whose son Cornelius became president of ________.
Brown UniversityHarvard UniversityRutgers UniversityHarvard Crimson

Question 9: The Eastern Railroad, ________, and Grand Junction Railroad all ran on the Saugus Branch Railroad at some point.
Boston and Maine CorporationAmtrakMaine Central RailroadNew York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad

Question 10: Saugus is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the ________ area.
New HampshireConcord, New HampshireManchester, New HampshireGreater Boston

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