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1. Our first city, located on the banks of Lake Michigan, is the largest in Illinois. Home to skyscrapers including the John Hancock Center and the Willis Tower, what is the name of this city that has an average annual wind speed of 16.6 km/h (10.3 mph)?
2. A popular site in our next city is the Sergeant Floyd Monument which commemorates Charles Floyd who was the only man that died on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. What is the name of this city located in Woodbury County at the end of Iowa near its border with Nebraska and South Dakota?
3. At the southeast end of the contiguous United States lies a city renowned for the South Beach and Coconut Grove areas. What is the name of this Florida city where one can find the Freedom Tower which became a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 2008?
4. We go from the southeast to the northwest for our next city at the end. Which city in Alaska, the northernmost in the United States, lies within the National Petroleum Reserve which is the largest tract of undisturbed public land in the United States?
5. Interestingly, two large cities in neighboring states share the same name. One of the cities is famous for its Rosedale Arch and the other features Arrowhead Stadium. What is the shared name of these two cities located at the ends of their respective states?
6. Our next city is located at the eastern end of North Dakota along the Red River. Sharing its name with a 1996 movie and a television show that premiered in 2014, what is the name of this city where one can find the Roger Maris Museum?
7. A certain city located at the end of Kentucky near its border with Indiana is named after an infamous French king. Known for its production of bourbon whiskey and as the home of the Muhammad Ali Center and Churchill Downs, what is the name of this city?
8. Several cities are located in the state of Texas along its extended border with Mexico. Which of the following cities, known as the 'Live Music Capital of the World', is NOT located near Texas' border with Mexico but is rather located near the center of the state?
9. Our ninth city of the quiz has a namesake bay that empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Rich with history, it was settled in 1702 as the first capital of French Louisiana and in 1864 it was the site of a naval battle of the Civil War. What is the name of this city that is home to the oldest annual Carnival celebration in the United States?
10. Ending the quiz will be a city that is the largest on Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Located on the banks of Lake Superior it shares its name with a Catholic University in Milwaukee. What is the name of this city that is home to the Superior Dome which was the largest wooden dome in the world when it was renovated in 2009?
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