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United States Board on Geographic Names: Quiz


Question 1: President ________ signed an Executive Order on September 4, 1890, establishing the United States Board on Geographic Names.
Charles W. FairbanksChester A. ArthurBenjamin HarrisonDan Quayle

Question 2: The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a ________ federal body whose purpose is to establish and maintain uniform usage of geographic names throughout the U.S. government.
United StatesCanadaPhilippinesAlaska

Question 3: The ________ defines census-designated places, which are a subset of locations in the Geographic Names Information System.
United States Census BureauMidwestern United StatesNew EnglandSouthern United States

Question 4: It also deals with the names of geographical features underseas and in ________.
Atacama DesertDesertAntarcticaKalahari Desert

Question 5: Department of the Interior, ________, National Mapping Division, BGN was created by presidential order:
National Park ServiceMinerals Management ServiceUnited States Geological SurveyUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service


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