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Scarborough, Maine: Quiz


Question 1: At the outbreak of King Philip's War in 1675, Scarborough was an important coastal settlement with over 100 houses and 1,000 head of ________.
Wild boarWater BuffaloDeerCattle

Question 2: Joe Bessey, ________ owner/driver
A1 Grand PrixNASCARAuto racingFormula One

Question 3: Drained by the Scarborough River, Nonesuch River, Libby River and Spurwink River, the town is situated beside the Gulf of Maine and ________.
Pacific OceanAtlantic OceanArctic OceanIndian Ocean

Question 4: The highest point is Scottow Hill, elevation 144 feet (44 m), where in early years ________ were set as warnings to the surrounding countryside of approaching danger.
Halloween around the worldBonfireHalloweenTrick-or-treating

Question 5: Resettlement of Scarborough started in 1702 when 7 settlers arrived from ________.
Lawrence, MassachusettsSalem, MassachusettsLynn, MassachusettsSaugus, Massachusetts

Question 6: ________ Indians called the area Owascoag, meaning "a place of much grass" after its large salt marshes.

Question 7: But then he sold his holdings and moved to the ________.
North AmericaLatin AmericaCaribbeanAmericas

Question 8: Scarborough is a town in Cumberland County on the southern coast of the U.S. state of ________.
New HampshireMaineMassachusettsConnecticut

Question 9: The town offered excellent ________ and farming.
Fishing industryFishing techniquesFishingWild fisheries

Question 10: On July 14, 1658, the Massachusetts General Court incorporated them all as Scarborough, named for Scarborough in Yorkshire, ________.
EnglandUnited KingdomWalesScotland


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