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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race game quiz
"The Iditarod is an integral part of Alaskan culture. If you're an Alaskan, most of the places and names in this quiz should be familiar to you."

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1. In what year was the official Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race first held?
    1983
    1973
    1953
    1963


2. Who won the first Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race?
    Dick Wilmarth
    Norman Vaughn
    Joe Reddington
    Fred Machetanz


3. How many times did Susan Butcher win the Iditarod?
    1
    4
    2
    3


4. Who was the first non-Alaskan to win the Iditarod?
    Doug Swingley
    Martin Buser
    Rick Swenson
    DeeDee Johnrowe


5. One of the important locations on the Iditarod trail is the Farewell Burn. Which two checkpoints is it found between?
    Ophir and Cripple
    Unalakleet and Shaktoolik
    Safety and Nome
    Rohn and Nikolai


6. For part of the Iditarod, the trail crosses frozen ocean. Which frozen body of water is this?
    Norton Sound
    Prince William Sound
    Cook Inlet
    Bristol Bay


7. There are three mandatory layovers on the Iditarod. How long are they?
    36 hours, 24 hours, and 8 hours
    24 hours, 16 hours, and 8 hours
    24 hours, 8 hours, and 8 hours
    24 hours, 12 hours, and 8 hours


8. Who was the first musher to win four Iditarod Trail sled dog races?
    Jeff King
    Martin Buser
    Susan Butcher
    Rick Swenson


9. Who was the first woman to finish the Iditarod?
    Libby Riddles
    DeeDee Johnroe
    Susan Butcher
    Mary Shields


10. What is the award given to the first racer to make it halfway through the Iditarod, by reaching the checkpoint at Cripple (northern route) or Iditarod (southern route)?
    A phone call home
    A gourmet meal
    Gold nuggets
    A 2 hour reduction in their race time


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Compiled Jun 28 12