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Question 1: The Des Moines Register is the daily morning newspaper of ________, in the United States.
Columbus, OhioDubuque, IowaDes Moines, IowaWest Des Moines, Iowa

Question 2: Other current Register columnists include Jane Norman, Rekha Basu, John Carlson, and Marc Hansen; and ________ columnists Nancy Clark and Sean Keeler.
Sports clubSportOlympic GamesIreland

Question 3: A separate edition of the Register is sold throughout much of ________.

Question 4: Another Register tradition – the sponsorship of ________ – began in 1973 when writer John Karras challenged columnist Donald Kaul to do a border-to-border bicycle ride across Iowa.
Burlington, IowaCouncil Bluffs, IowaDavenport, IowaRAGBRAI

Question 5: In 1943 the Register became the first newspaper to sponsor a statewide ________ when it introduced the Iowa Poll, modeled after Iowan George Gallup's national Gallup poll.
Opinion pollStatistical surveySurvey samplingInternational Social Survey Programme

Question 6: ________ coverage was increased under sports editor Garner "Sec" Taylor – for whom Sec Taylor Field at Principal Park is named – in the 1920s.
Sports clubOlympic GamesSportIreland


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