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  1. Georgia is the largest state east ___ the Mississippi River.
    a. in
    b. on
    c. of

  2. Georgia was established as ___ English colony in 1733.
    a. a
    b. an
    c. the

  3. America's first gold rush ___ place in Dahlonega, Georgia in 1828; Dahlonega means "precious yellow metal" in the Cherokee language.
    a. has taken
    b. takes
    c. took

  4. As new settlers moved eastward across Georgia, the Creek and Cherokee Native Americans had to move to ___ northwest.
    a. the
    b. a
    c. that

  5. In 1836, thousands of Native Americans ___ forced to march over 2,000 miles, along the "Trail of Tears," for resettlement in Oklahoma.
    a. had
    b. was
    c. were

  6. Some earlier names of Atlanta, the capital ___ Georgia, were "Terminus" and "Marthasville."
    a. of
    b. at
    c. on

  7. Atlanta officially ___ a city in 1845.
    a. become
    b. becoming
    c. became

  8. Atlanta was burned to the ground ___ the American Civil War but recovered quickly afterwards.
    a. while
    b. during
    c. when

  9. Atlanta is the business center of the southeastern United States, and it hosted the 1996 Summer ___ Games.
    a. Olympic
    b. Olympics
    c. Olympia

  10. The Coca-Cola company has ___ headquarters in Atlanta.
    a. it
    b. its
    c. it's

  11. Atlanta is also home ___ the international news broadcasting giant, CNN.
    a. to
    b. from
    c. as

  12. Agriculture is the largest ___ in Georgia; the main crops are peanuts, pecans, and peaches.
    a. industry
    b. industrial
    c. industrialize

  13. Tourism is the state's second-largest industry, with more than 42 million visitors ___.
    a. annual
    b. annuals
    c. annually

  14. More ___ 20 ethnic groups live in DeKalb County (near Atlanta), which has the highest concentration of Asian businesses in the southeastern U.S.
    a. them
    b. then
    c. than

  15. ___ world's most famous golf tournaments, the Masters, is played every year in Augusta.
    a. One of the
    b. One of
    c. The

  16. Athens is a university town with a lively music scene; bands such as R.E.M. and the B-52s got ___ start there.
    a. they're
    b. there
    c. their

  17. A few years ago, Kim Basinger (the film actress) actually ___ the entire town of Braselton in northeast Georgia.
    a. bought
    b. buys
    c. buying

  18. Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, had a vacation home in Warm Springs, and he ___ there in 1945.
    a. die
    b. dead
    c. died

  19. Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, was ___ and raised in the small town of Plains.
    a. born
    b. bore
    c. borne

Copyright (C) 1999 Nevitt Reagan (nevitt@gol.com)
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