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Welcome to Missouri's Capital, Jefferson City

Created by magister1946

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Welcome to Missouris Capital Jefferson City game quiz
"At the center of Missouri sits the capital, Jefferson City. Try your luck at knowledge of all things Jeffersonian!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Which one of the following does NOT have a statue on the outside grounds of Missouri's capitol?
    Thomas Jefferson
    Harry S Truman
    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
    Statue of Liberty


2. Jefferson City lies along the Missouri River. How many other state capitals are on the Mighty Mo?
    4
    2
    1
    none


3. Which term is NOT used by natives of Jefferson City when they refer to their hometown?
    JC
    City of Jefferson
    Jeff City
    TJ City


4. Several antebellum homes still stand in Jefferson City and were present to see the arrival of which Confederate general's army during the Civil War?
    George Pickett
    Stonewall Jackson
    Sterling Price
    Robert E. Lee


5. Jefferson City's only public high school has a long history of football success under now-retired coach Pete Adkins. What is the mascot of Jefferson City High School?
    Jeffersonians
    Jaybirds
    Tigers
    Dogs


6. The capitol in Jefferson City is home to original artwork by whom?
    George Caleb Bingham
    Alexander Calder
    Gian Lorenzo Bernini
    Thomas Hart Benton


7. The highest point in Jefferson City is the top of the neoclassical dome of the capitol. Which mythological deity adorns the summit and watches over the capital city?
    Mercury
    Demeter
    Ceres
    Jupiter


8. Ever since 1836 the Missouri State Penitentiary has been located in Jefferson City. Which of these infamous criminals was NOT a guest in the pen?
    Heavyweight boxer Sonny Liston
    MLK, Jr. assassin James Earl Ray
    Gangster "Pretty Boy" Floyd
    Mobster Al Capone


9. What major catastrophe befell Jefferson City in the summer of 1993?
    tornado
    flood
    terrorist attack on the capitol
    earthquake


10. What is the largest nationality/religion in Jefferson City and central Missouri?
    German-Baptist
    Irish-Catholic
    German-Catholic
    Italian-Catholic


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Compiled Jun 28 12