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Question 1: ________, kayaking, canoeing, fly fishing, and angling with fishing reels are all popular recreation activities pursued on the Watauga River.
EcotourismRaftingBackpacking (wilderness)Agritourism

Question 2: The ________ crosses the Watauga River at Watauga Dam.
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational RiverGateway National Recreation AreaAppalachian TrailWallkill River National Wildlife Refuge

Question 3: ________, brown trout, and striped bass are all caught in the Watauga River.
Chinook salmonCoho salmonAtlantic salmonRainbow trout

Question 4: The ________ (TVA) regulates flow of the Watauga River by scheduling the release of deep, impounded reservoir waters from behind both the TVA Watauga Dam and the TVA Wilbur Dam.
Franklin D. RooseveltWatts Bar Nuclear Generating StationBrowns Ferry Nuclear Power PlantTennessee Valley Authority

Question 5: Wibur Dam is the site of first ________ dam constructed in Tennessee (beginning in 1909), going online with power production and distribution in 1912.
CoalPumped-storage hydroelectricityWind powerHydroelectricity

Question 6: A larger Cherokee town called Watauga was located on the Little Tennessee River near ________.
Asheville, North CarolinaKnoxville, TennesseeHighlands, North CarolinaFranklin, North Carolina

Question 7: The Watauga River is generally comfortable for kayaking, ________, and rafting during the summer months, but care must be taken to prevent hypothermia by prolonged exposure to the cold river water.
Whitewater canoeingCanoeingDragon boatWhitewater kayaking

Question 8: Watauga Lake is bridged by Tennessee State Route 67 at Butler Bridge just as the watercourse enters ________.
Sullivan County, TennesseeWashington County, TennesseeCarter County, TennesseeJohnson City, Tennessee

Question 9: The Watauga River is a large stream of western North Carolina and ________.
Chattanooga, TennesseeSevier County, TennesseeEast TennesseeKnoxville, Tennessee

Question 10: It is 60 miles (97 km) long with its headwaters on the slopes of Grandfather Mountain and Peak Mountain in ________.
Avery County, North CarolinaWatauga County, North CarolinaBoone, North CarolinaAshe County, North Carolina







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