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Wells, Maine: Quiz


Question 1: New France resented encroachment by ________ in territory it considered its own, and used the Abenaki inhabitants to impede English settlement.
Southern United StatesNew EnglandMidwestern United StatesNortheastern United States

Question 2: The attackers fastened a wall of vertical planks to the back of a cart, then pushed it toward the vessels at ________.
Current sea level risePhysical oceanographyTideTidal power

Question 3: Wells is a town in York County, ________, United States.
New HampshireMaineMassachusettsConnecticut

Question 4: In 1622, the Plymouth Company in ________ awarded to Sir Ferdinando Gorges, Lord Proprietor of Maine, territory which included the Plantation of Wells.
WalesScotlandEnglandUnited Kingdom

Question 5: ________ passenger rail service via the Downeaster train, which operates over Pan Am Railways (formerly the Boston & Maine Railroad)
BNSF RailwayNorfolk Southern RailwayNew York, New Haven and Hartford RailroadAmtrak

Question 6: Following the death of the elder Gorges in 1647, the ________ laid claim to Maine.
BostonMassachusetts Bay ColonyCambridge, MassachusettsGloucester, Massachusetts

Question 7: About 3.1% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the ________, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.
Basic needsBhutanPoverty thresholdCanada

Question 8: The region became less dangerous, and after the ________ in 1745, Indian incursions ceased altogether.
Military history of CanadaFortress of LouisbourgCastle Hill, Newfoundland and LabradorNew France

Question 9: Other industries included ________ and fisheries.
Han DynastySong DynastyShipbuildingAncient Egypt

Question 10: But Captain James Converse and his ________ successfully defended Lieutenant Joseph Storer's garrison, which was surrounded by a gated palisade.
CanadaMilitiaBritish EmpireUnited States


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