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History -Then and Now
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15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What does a cotton gin do?
removes seeds from cotton
makes yarn into cotton
makes cotton into wool
weaves cotton into yarn
Was there a John Deere?
Yes, there was
No, figment your imagination
Company name only
Only a tractor
When did the first telegraph lines run?
Which state boasts the first oil well and what year?
In what war was the Gatling gun first used?
The Civil War
World War I
Who invented the Richter magnitude scale?
Sandy E. Richter
Charles F. Richter
Charles W. Schwab
Charles Nelson Reilly
What year was the telephone first shown to the public and in what city ?
New York, 1852
What was the first game played by English colonists?
What does "goober peas" refer to, in addition to its meaning of "peanuts"?
the Union (in the American Civil War)
the Confederacy (in the American Civil War)
a Civil War marching song
What did Americans use in their out houses/bathrooms before toilet paper was introduced?
they used whatever paper was available
they did not use anything
they showered every time they went to the bathroom
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