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1. From 1683 to 1691, Martha's Vineyard, NoMan's Land, the Elizabeth Islands and Nantucket Island were collectively called what?
2. The US Board on Geographic Names is the federal and national standard for geographic nomenclature. It allowed Martha's Vineyard to do what?
3. What is the status of the heath hen, a wild bird much prized on Martha's Vineyard?
4. Why is the Chappaquidick Ferry, which makes a 10 minute run between Edgartown and Chappaquidick, called the 'On Time'?
5. Martha's Vineyard has its history steeped in nautical terms. What direction is down-Island?
6. What is the slang term for someone who moves from the mainland to Martha's Vineyard?
7. In Oak Bluffs, there are cottages originating in the 19th century that have ornate molding and bright colors. These famous cottages have what unique, confectionery name?
8. What community of people lived on the island beginning in the 1700's and developed their own language?
9. The oldest carousel in the United States, The Flying Horses, is located in Oak Bluffs. What do children of all ages look forward to doing at The Flying Horses?
10. Some casual residents of Martha's Vineyard would like to spend more time on the Vineyard. Where was the phrase "At Last! A Year-Round Resident" seen?
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