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1. The capital of a state or province isn't always the largest population center. So it is with Vermont. What is the name of the capital?
2. This city has been around since 1763 and is Vermont's largest. Which is it, that is home to the University of Vermont?
3. Vermont is a small state but it has one very large lake, named for an explorer. Which of these is it?
4. It isn't always necessary to have a large metropolis to produce a world-class product. From a town of less than 2,000 people came some of the world's finest marble. What is the name of that town?
5. Oh dear, that poor farmer's barn is on fire! No, wait, that's steam not smoke. So what is he making in there?
6. Despite its mountainous terrain Vermont has always had its share of railroads. One township had close ties to them. There's a clue in one of the possible answers here as to which town it is.
7. One of Vermont's larger cities is home to the "Vermont State Fair" each September and has been since 1846. Don't get stuck in a boring routine but tell me which city it is.
8. There were some battles in the American Revolutionary War fought in Vermont but the most famous Vermont battle wasn't. Which city claims that title?
9. One side of Vermont was filled with rich veins of marble; the other side was filled with rich veins of granite. Which fruity-sounding town proclaimed itself "Granite Center of the World"?
10. It may not have originated in Vermont but one sport really got off the ground there. Which sport is it?
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