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The Harrisburg Quiz will test your knowledge about the city of Harrisburg, Penn. The Harrisburg Quiz will cover all aspects of Harrisburg, including history and current topics.
1. What is the population of Pennsylvania?
a.Harrisburg
b.Pittsburgh
c.Philadelphia
d.Allentown
2. What county is Harrisburg located in?
a.Susquehanna County
b.Philadelphia County
c.Dauphin County
d.None of the above
3. Who made the first contact with local Native Americans in Pennsylvania near Harrisburg?
a.Capt. John Smith
b.Christopher Columbus
c.William H. Macy
d.John Harris Sr.
4. When did Harrisburg become incorporated?
a.1771
b.1781
c.1791
d.1801
5. Why was Harrisburg an important part of the Underground Railroad?
a.Slaves were transported across the river and fed and given supplies before heading to Canada.
b.Slaves stopped for the night and often stayed for the rest of their lives.
c.Slaves were transported through grain silos in order to hide them.
d.None of the above
6. The Skirmish of Sporting Hill, 2 miles west of Harrisburg, was the northern-most battle of the Civil War.
a.True
b.False
7. What is the Three Mile Island incident?
a.Where the remanants of Hurricane Agnes flooded the area in 1972.
b.Where a nuclear plant suffered a partial meltdown, causing the evaculation of more than 140,00 people.
c.Where 42 inmates escaped from the high-security prison located on  Three Mile Island and were never seen or heard from again.
d.Where electricity was first discovered.
8. What are natives of Harrisburg called?
a.Harrisburgers
b.Harrisonians
c.'Burgers
d.H-towners
9. What former Speaker of the House hails from Harrisburg?
a.Simon Cameron
b.Alexander Ramsey
c.Nancy Pelosi
d.Newt Gingrich
10. What rock band has ties to the Harrisburg area with bassist Bobby Dall?
a.Fuel
b.Poison
c.Dave Matthews Band
d.John Mayer
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By: bob on Jan 18, 2009
  its a place
By: zach mckinery on Jan 11, 2009
  i like how the history of harrisburg connects to alot of other important history.
  

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