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State of Delaware Quiz

The following questions are based on the InDepthInfo article on Delaware.
1. What Native-American tribe inhabited Delaware when the first explorer arrived?
The Delaware
The Mohicans
The Lenape
The Apaches

2. Samuel Argall explored the state, where was he from?
England
Virginia
France
Holland

3. The Swedes founded a colony in Wilmington. What did they call it?
Fort Christina
New Sweden
Nova Scotia
Erika

4. Delaware was the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. What was the year?
1763
1777
1783
1787

5. What chemical company was founded in Wilmington and originally made gunpowder?
Dow Chemical
Kodak Eastman
John Deere
DuPont

6. What is the capital of Delaware?
Lexington
Raleigh
Wilmington
Dover

7. How many counties are in Delaware?
10
6
3
2

8. What percentage of Fortune 500 companies are incorporated in Delaware?
More than 50%
40%
30%
Less than 20%

9. Most of the area of the state is made up of what type of terrain?
Savanah
Coastal Plain
Cliffs
Swamp

10. Delaware is situated on what bay?
Chesapeake
Penobscot
Delaware
Prudoe


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