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Stratford, Connecticut: Quiz


Question 1: Named for President ________, it was set aside in the 1930s, when much of the infrastructure was created as a Works Progress Administration project.
Harry S. TrumanJohn F. KennedyFranklin D. RooseveltLyndon B. Johnson

Question 2: David Wooster, Major General in the ________, born in Stratford.
Saratoga campaignAmerican Revolutionary WarNew York and New Jersey campaignUnited States

Question 3: In 1955 Stratford (having the same name as Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's hometown in England) became home to the American Shakespeare Theatre, a 1,100 seat theatre with grounds on the ________.
Housatonic RiverConnecticut RiverConnecticutThe Berkshires

Question 4: Stratford has two private (________) elementary & middle schools:
BishopCatholicEcumenical councilCatholicism

Question 5: Stratford (Metro-North station) is a stop on the New Haven Line, 59 miles (95 km) east of ________.
Grand Central TerminalNew York CityPennsylvania Station (New York City)Manhattan

Question 6: Other towns such as Cambria, ________ (now Lockport, New York) were founded or expanded around new churches by Stratford descendants taking part in the westward migration.
New YorkConnecticutNew JerseyMassachusetts

Question 7: The town also contains five islands, all in the ________, including Carting Island, Goose Island, Long Island, Peacock Island, and Pope's Flat, none of which are habitable because of their low elevations.
Connecticut RiverConnecticutHousatonic RiverThe Berkshires

Question 8: William Samuel Johnson (1727-1819), signer of the United States Constitution, first Senator for Connecticut, 1st President of ________, born and died in Stratford.
Rutgers UniversityCornell UniversityNew York UniversityColumbia University

Question 9: The ________, which still owns the 77-acre (310,000 m2) site, recently indicated that it will put the property up for auction.
United States armed forcesUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States Army AfricaUnited States Army

Question 10: The Great Meadows Unit of the ________, a key bird migration stopover, is adjacent to Sikorsky Memorial Airport.
Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife RefugeFort GriswoldCockaponset State ForestRocky Neck State Park


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