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Question 1: Three major ________ have rocked the capitol since its construction.
LandslideEarthquakeGeotechnical engineeringS-wave

Question 2: All lamps and Roman fire pots in the rotunda were made by ________.
New York CityJohn LaFargeLouis Comfort TiffanyBrooklyn

Question 3: The exterior sandstone was collected from Wilkeson Quarries, ________.
Pacific, WashingtonTacoma, WashingtonAuburn, WashingtonPierce County, Washington

Question 4: Seattle: University of Washington Press, ________.

Question 5: The ________ is responsible for law enforcement and investigations on the Capitol grounds as well as at the Old Capitol Building and adjoining Sylvester Park in downtown Olympia.
Olympia, WashingtonAuburn, WashingtonCovington, WashingtonWashington State Patrol

Question 6: It can fit a full-size ________ if put in sideways and features life-size faces, human figures and 202 lights.
Volkswagen Golf Mk1Volkswagen PassatVolkswagen JettaVolkswagen Beetle

Question 7: During an earthquake, the dome could shift, along with the ________ columns supporting it.
GeologySedimentary rockSandstoneGreywacke

Question 8: The capitol dome, weighing 26,000 metric tons, was not held in place by any bolts or fasteners, but by ________ alone.
Introduction to general relativityGravitationGeneral relativityEquivalence principle

Question 9: The Legislative Building is also home to a large brass bust of ________.
Dwight D. EisenhowerAlexander HamiltonGeorge WashingtonUlysses S. Grant

Question 10: After the September 11th attacks, there had been a security checkpoint at the entrance to the Capitol building, complete with ________ and x-ray machine, but security has since reverted to its original state.
Mariner 2MagnetometerMariner 4Cassini–Huygens


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