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Waynesboro, Virginia: Quiz


Question 1: Since many settlers to the area were from ________, it is no small wonder that they would want their new land named after a hero from their home.
ConnecticutNew JerseyPennsylvaniaNorth Carolina

Question 2: According to the ________, the city has a total area of 15.4 square miles (39.8 km²), of which, 15.4 square miles (39.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.13%) is water.
Midwestern United StatesUnited States Census BureauNew EnglandSouthern United States

Question 3: After losing this battle, Early relinquished the town and the valley to General ________.
Ulysses S. GrantPhilip SheridanGeorge B. McClellanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman

Question 4: Located in the British Colony of Virginia, before the ________ and shortly thereafter independence and statehood for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the areas west of the Appalachian and Blue Ridge Mountains were known as the frontier.
United States ConstitutionUnited StatesMassachusettsAmerican Revolution

Question 5: Army General ________'s important victory at Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794 during the Northwest Indian War, the area began to be called Waynesborough.
George WashingtonAlexander HamiltonArthur St. ClairAnthony Wayne

Question 6: Two movies have filmed scenes in Waynesboro: Toy Soldiers (1991)[5] and ________ (2007).
The Nutty Professor (1996 film)Liar LiarBruce AlmightyEvan Almighty

Question 7: [3] It is located in the Shenandoah Valley, near many important historical markers of the Civil War and ________.
Shenandoah National ParkAppalachian TrailGeorge Washington and Jefferson National ForestsBlue Ridge Parkway

Question 8: A portion of Interstate 64 falls within the city limits of Waynesboro, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive, and the ________ are less than five miles away.
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational RiverAppalachian TrailGateway National Recreation AreaWallkill River National Wildlife Refuge

Question 9: The two towns voted for and approved of consolidation into a single town to be called Waynesboro-Basic in ________.

Question 10: This became official in ________, to the great outrage of the people of Basic City, which became one of the "Lost Towns" of Virginia.


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