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Rhode Island Is Neither a Road Nor an Island

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Rhode Island Is Neither a Road Nor an Island game quiz
"Rhode Island may not be a road nor an island, but what do you know about it?"

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1. Rhode Island is neither a road nor an island, but which of the following is it?
    It is the state with the longest coastline in the US
    It is the state with the lowest mean elevation in the US
    It is the least densely populated state in the US
    It is the smallest state in the US

2. Rhode Island may not be an island, but does it have any islands?

3. How many states does Rhode Island share a border with?

4. Which of the following bodies of water does NOT border along Rhode Island?
    Atlantic Ocean
    Massachusetts Bay
    Rhode Island Sound
    Narragansett Bay

5. What is the name of the old bridge which spanned across the West passage of Narragansett Bay joining Conanicut Island to North Kingston on the mainland of Rhode Island?
    Aquidneck Bridge
    Newport Bridge
    Jamestown Bridge
    Cumberland Bridge

6. Rhode Island was originally settled in 1636 by Roger Williams when he got land from the Narragansett and Pequot tribes. Why did he settle in Rhode Island?
    That's where he landed after sailing from England
    While on a trek for riches, he found gold there
    It offered the optimal farm land for growing corn
    He was forced out of Massachusetts and sought a land of religious freedom

7. Although Rhode Island is not a road, it has roads and highways too! What is the main Interstate Highway which runs diagonally through Rhode Island from the border with Connecticut and into Massachusetts?
    Rhode Island State Thruway
    Route 66
    Somerset Freeway

8. Rhode Island is not an island, but the state nickname suggests that it could be. What is Rhode Island's nickname?
    The Ocean State
    Arcadia of the Atlantic
    The Ocean's Playground
    The State of 100 Islands

9. Rhode Island is neither a road nor an island, but Rhode Island wasn't the state's original name. What was the original, more fitting name of the state when it was first settled in 1636?
    New Land of Liberties
    New Bay Colony
    Providence Plantations

10. Rhode Island is neither a road nor an island, but it could have been named after an island. Where is the island of Rhodes which lent its name to the small state?
    In the Mediterranean Sea and belongs to Italy
    In the Atlantic Ocean and belongs to Portugal
    In the Irish Sea and belongs to Ireland
    In the Aegean Sea and belongs to Greece

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Compiled Jun 28 12