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1. A major event occurred near Alamogordo in 1945. What was it?
2. State legislatures, sometimes having little else of importance to do, define certain things as representative of their state. New Mexico's legislature has defined the "state question". What is it?
3. Where does the Rio Grande originate?
4. Tumbleweed is an annoyance in New Mexico, often blowing across highways (it can scratch the paint on your car, or worse), piling up against fence lines and even against buildings where it can be a fire hazard. What is the correct name of the most common form of tumbleweed in the American West?
5. Many cities across America have particular names attached to them: some complimentary and others less so; some self-proclaimed, others not. Santa Fe is one such and calls itself what?
6. Carlsbad is a small city in the southeastern part of New Mexico. What is it most widely known for?
7. In 1947 a famous event was reported to have occurred in Roswell. What was it?
8. What is true about the New Mexico capitol building?
9. New Mexico is known as the:
10. Sandia Peak, standing 10,378 feet high, overlooks which New Mexico city?
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