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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #20 on: June 22, 2007, 01:38:14 am »
another tid bit about French Lick Springs....remember Pluto Water?

It was, perhaps, one of the first bottled waters sold in the U.S. and was taken from the springs around french Lick. Peopled LOVED it. Whenever we felt a bit sick, my grandmother would always say, 'give 'em some Pluto water...'

it was taken off the market by the governament because it contained huge amounts of lithium which occurs naturally around french lick. and part of the reason for the name is that the deer in the area were always licking the rocks in the streams....guess why!

Yeah, I remember reading about that pluto water. Lithium occurs naturally throughout Indiana, I think. I know it's found in southern and central Indiana. That's why the state government is trying to switch everyone from well water to city water.

My parents had well water when they first moved into their house. The well was about 300 feet deep and it had an electric pump that carried the water into the house. It tasted really good too. It was nice and cold. It had a slight sweet taste to it. Maybe that was the lithium we were tasting?  ???
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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2007, 02:25:50 am »

1. The capital of Indiana is
a.) Evansville
b.) Indianapolis
c.} Fort Wayne
d.) Terre Haute
e.) Kokomo

2. Indiana is located in what part of the United States?
a.) The Midwest
b.) The South
c.) The Northeast
d.) The Southwest

3.) The first permanent settlement in Indiana is now the city or town of
a.) Seymour
b.) Muncie
c.) Vincennes
d.) Mishawaka
e.) Wabash

4.) Two river systems help to form part of Indiana's state boundaries. What are they?
a.) Ohio river and Tennessee river
b.) Missouri river and Wabash river
c.) White river and Ohio river
d.) Ohio river and Wabash river
e.) Missouri river and Ohio river

5.) Indiana achieved statehood in what year?
a.) 1791
b.) 1816
c.) 1835
d.) 1900

6.) The state motto of Indiana is
a.) The Crossroads of America    :D
b.) Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain
c.) It Is Forever
d.) State Sovereignty, National Union
e.) Liberty and Independence

7.) Indiana has what kind of climate?
a.) Cool summers and cold winters
b.) Warm summers and warm winters
c.) Cold summers and cold winters
d.) Hot summers and cold winters
e.) Hot summers and hot winters

8.) Important Indiana exports include:
a.) Pharmaceuticals, cotton, wheat and wool
b.) Corn, cotton, tobacco and wheat
c.) Pharmaceuticals, corn, tobacco and spearmint
d.) Cotton, dairy products, corn and tobacco

9.) The landscape of Indiana is mostly
a.) Flat
b.) Flat in the north and hilly in the south
c.) Mountainous in the north and flat in the south
d.) Mountainous
e.) Hilly in the north and flat in the south

10.) The largest city in Indiana is
a.) Columbus
b.) Michigan City
c.) Bloomington
d.) Evansville
e.) Indianapolis

11.) The state bird of Indiana is the
a.) Falcon
b.) Cardinal
c.) Eagle
d.) Mockingbird
e.) Robin

12.) The state tree of Indiana is the
a.) Palmetto
b.) Bald Cypress
c.) Swamp Magnolia
d.) Tulip Tree
e.) Red Oak

13.) The state flag of Indiana consists of what colors?
a.) Gold, red and blue
b.) Blue and gold
c.) Red and blue
d.) Black, green and gold
e.) Red, white and blue

14.) The shape of Indiana vaguely resembles a
a.) Box
b.) Pan
c.) Mitten
d.) Boot
e.) Hat

15.) What is the main feature on the Indiana state flag?
a.) Eagle
b.) Torch and stars
c.) Bear and fish
d.) Settlers and a cabin
e.) Lion, falcon and arrows

16.) Which Great Lake is partially located in Indiana?
a.) Lake Michigan
b.) Lack Erie
c.) Lake  Superior
d.) Lake Ontario
e.) Lake Huron

17.) Which celebrities are from Indiana?
a.) Jake Gyllenhaal and Matt Damon
b.) Sharon Stone and Tom Cruise
c.) Katherine Hepburn and Sandra Bulluck
d.) Brendan Fraser and Greg Kinnear
e.) Sally Field and Spencer Tracy

18.) The first governor of Indiana was
a.) Jonathan Jennings
b.) James B. Ray
c.) William Hendricks
d.) Henry Smith Lane
e.) Isaac P. Gray

19.) Major Indian tribes in Indiana included
a.) The Sioux, Cheyenne and Cherokee
b.) The Miami, Potawatomi, Mohican and Shawnee
c.) The Cherokee, Navajo and Apache
d.) The Pawnee, Omaha, Blackfoot and Arapaho
e.) The Sioux, Cherokee, Chinook and Tlingit

20.) The inhabitants of Indiana are often referred to as
a.) Buckeyes
b.) Wolverines
c.) Tarheels
d.) Hoosiers   :D
e.) Brokies

Phew! That was hard, David. I only knew the answers to a few of those questions off the top of my head, mainly from reading your blog. Hope I got some of them right!   :-\

Question 20 particularly made me laugh. Much as I wanted to respond with Buckeyes, Wolverines, Tarheels or Brokies, I thought it best to play it safe and go with Hoosiers!!!   :laugh:

Thanks for posting this very interesting quiz. It has improved my knowledge of Indiana enormously!  :D

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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #22 on: June 23, 2007, 02:47:27 am »
Kerry! You have the best score thus far!!

Come on everyone! See if you can beat Kerry!

I know you all can do it..... if you really want to!   :D

Or maybe not. Kerry did very good on this!
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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #23 on: June 23, 2007, 03:01:28 am »
Kerry! You have the best score thus far!!

Come on everyone! See if you can beat Kerry!

I know you all can do it..... if you really want to!   :D

Or maybe not. Kerry did very good on this!

Yee-Haw! Not bad for a good ol' Aussie boy, hunh!  :D
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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #24 on: June 23, 2007, 03:04:26 am »
Not bad at all Kerry!  :D

Not bad at all.
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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #25 on: June 24, 2007, 04:22:13 pm »
Only 6 more days until I post the answers!!!


Hurry and take the quiz! Find out how much you know about the Hoosier state!!!

Hey! I just gave away the answer to one of the questions!!!  ;)

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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #26 on: June 25, 2007, 02:40:31 am »
David,

 Having lived most of my life on the west coast, I know almost nothing about your homestate, I'm sorry to say.  I did do a poetry reading in Evansville in 2003 to promote a book of mine, and that's as much time as I ever spent in Indiana and I would take your quiz if I could answer any questions, but I can't, cause I just don't know any answers!


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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #27 on: June 25, 2007, 02:48:03 am »
1. The capital of Indiana is
a.) Evansville
b.) Indianapolis
c.} Fort Wayne
d.) Terre Haute
e.) Kokomo

2. Indiana is located in what part of the United States?
a.} The Midwest
b.) The South
c.) The Northeast
d.) The Southwest

3.) The first permanent settlement in Indiana is now the city or town of
a.) Seymour
b.) Muncie
c.) Vincennes
d.) Mishawaka
e.) Wabash

4.) Two river systems help to form part of Indiana's state boundaries. What are they?
a.) Ohio river and Tennessee river
b.) Missouri river and Wabash river
c.) White river and Ohio river
d.) Ohio river and Wabash river
e.) Missouri river and Ohio river

5.) Indiana achieved statehood in what year?
a.) 1791
b.) 1816
c.) 1835
d.) 1900

6.) The state motto of Indiana is
a.) The Crossroads of America
b.) Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain
c.) It Is Forever
d.) State Sovereignty, National Union
e.) Liberty and Independence

7.) Indiana has what kind of climate?
a.) Cool summers and cold winters
b.) Warm summers and warm winters
c.) Cold summers and cold winters
d.) Hot summers and cold winters
e.) Hot summers and hot winters

8.) Important Indiana exports include:
a.) Pharmaceuticals, cotton, wheat and wool
b.) Corn, cotton, tobacco and wheat
c.) Pharmaceuticals, corn, tobacco and spearmint
d.) Cotton, dairy products, corn and tobacco

9.) The landscape of Indiana is mostly
a.) Flat
b.) Flat in the north and hilly in the south
c.) Mountainous in the north and flat in the south
d.) Mountainous
e.) Hilly in the north and flat in the south

10.) The largest city in Indiana is
a.) Columbus
b.) Michigan City
c.) Bloomington
d.) Evansville
e.) Indianapolis

11.) The state bird of Indiana is the
a.) Falcon
b.) Cardinal
c.) Eagle
d.) Mockingbird
e.) Robin

12.) The state tree of Indiana is the
a.) Palmetto
b.) Bald Cypress
c.) Swamp Magnolia
d.) Tulip Tree
e.) Red Oak

13.) The state flag of Indiana consists of what colors?
a.) Gold, red and blue
b.) Blue and gold
c.) Red and blue
d.) Black, green and gold
e.) Red, white and blue

14.) The shape of Indiana vaguely resembles a
a.) Box
b.) Pan
c.) Mitten
d.) Boot
e.) Hat

15.) What is the main feature on the Indiana state flag?
a.) Eagle
b.) Torch and stars
c.) Bear and fish
d.) Settlers and a cabin
e.) Lion, falcon and arrows

16.) Which Great Lake is partially located in Indiana?
a.) Lake Michigan
b.) Lack Erie
c.) Lake  Superior
d.) Lake Ontario
e.) Lake Huron

17.) Which celebrities are from Indiana?
a.) Jake Gyllenhaal and Matt Damon
b.) Sharon Stone and Tom Cruise
c.) Katherine Hepburn and Sandra Bulluck
d.) Brendan Fraser and Greg Kinnear
e.) Sally Field and Spencer Tracy

18.) The first governor of Indiana was
a.) Jonathan Jennings
b.) James B. Ray
c.) William Hendricks
d.) Henry Smith Lane
e.) Isaac P. Gray

19.) Major Indian tribes in Indiana included
a.) The Sioux, Cheyenne and Cherokee
b.) The Miami, Potawatomi, Mohican and Shawnee
c.) The Cherokee, Navajo and Apache
d.) The Pawnee, Omaha, Blackfoot and Arapaho
e.) The Sioux, Cherokee, Chinook and Tlingit

20.) The inhabitants of Indiana are often referred to as
a.) Buckeyes
b.) Wolverines
c.) Tarheels
d.) Hoosiers
e.) Brokies

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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #28 on: June 25, 2007, 02:52:32 am »
Yeah, I remember reading about that pluto water. Lithium occurs naturally throughout Indiana, I think. I know it's found in southern and central Indiana. That's why the state government is trying to switch everyone from well water to city water.



So does that mean no one is bipolar there?


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Re: A Quick Indiana Quiz
« Reply #29 on: June 25, 2007, 03:32:06 am »
 
1. The capital of Indiana is
a.) Evansville
b.) Indianapolis
c.} Fort Wayne
d.) Terre Haute
e.) Kokomo

2. Indiana is located in what part of the United States?
a.} The Midwest
b.) The South
c.) The Northeast
d.) The Southwest

3.) The first permanent settlement in Indiana is now the city or town of
a.) Seymour
b.) Muncie
c.) Vincennes
d.) Mishawaka
e.) Wabash

4.) Two river systems help to form part of Indiana's state boundaries. What are they?
a.) Ohio river and Tennessee river
b.) Missouri river and Wabash river
c.) White river and Ohio river
d.) Ohio river and Wabash river
e.) Missouri river and Ohio river

5.) Indiana achieved statehood in what year?
a.) 1791
b.) 1816
c.) 1835
d.) 1900

6.) The state motto of Indiana is
a.) The Crossroads of America
b.) Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain
c.) It Is Forever
d.) State Sovereignty, National Union
e.) Liberty and Independence

7.) Indiana has what kind of climate?
a.) Cool summers and cold winters
b.) Warm summers and warm winters
c.) Cold summers and cold winters
d.) Hot summers and cold winters
e.) Hot summers and hot winters

8.) Important Indiana exports include:
a.) Pharmaceuticals, cotton, wheat and wool
b.) Corn, cotton, tobacco and wheat
c.) Pharmaceuticals, corn, tobacco and spearmint
d.) Cotton, dairy products, corn and tobacco

9.) The landscape of Indiana is mostly
a.) Flat
b.) Flat in the north and hilly in the south
c.) Mountainous in the north and flat in the south
d.) Mountainous
e.) Hilly in the north and flat in the south

10.) The largest city in Indiana is
a.) Columbus
b.) Michigan City
c.) Bloomington
d.) Evansville
e.) Indianapolis

11.) The state bird of Indiana is the
a.) Falcon
b.) Cardinal
c.) Eagle
d.) Mockingbird
e.) Robin

12.) The state tree of Indiana is the
a.) Palmetto
b.) Bald Cypress
c.) Swamp Magnolia
d.) Tulip Tree
e.) Red Oak

13.) The state flag of Indiana consists of what colors?
a.) Gold, red and blue
b.) Blue and gold
c.) Red and blue
d.) Black, green and gold
e.) Red, white and blue

14.) The shape of Indiana vaguely resembles a
a.) Box
b.) Pan
c.) Mitten
d.) Boot
e.) Hat

15.) What is the main feature on the Indiana state flag?
a.) Eagle
b.) Torch and stars
c.) Bear and fish
d.) Settlers and a cabin
e.) Lion, falcon and arrows

16.) Which Great Lake is partially located in Indiana?
a.) Lake Michigan
b.) Lack Erie
c.) Lake  Superior
d.) Lake Ontario
e.) Lake Huron

17.) Which celebrities are from Indiana?
a.) Jake Gyllenhaal and Matt Damon
b.) Sharon Stone and Tom Cruise
c.) Katherine Hepburn and Sandra Bulluck
d.) Brendan Fraser and Greg Kinnear
e.) Sally Field and Spencer Tracy

18.) The first governor of Indiana was
a.) Jonathan Jennings
b.) James B. Ray
c.) William Hendricks
d.) Henry Smith Lane
e.) Isaac P. Gray

19.) Major Indian tribes in Indiana included
a.) The Sioux, Cheyenne and Cherokee
b.) The Miami, Potawatomi, Mohican and Shawnee
c.) The Cherokee, Navajo and Apache
d.) The Pawnee, Omaha, Blackfoot and Arapaho
e.) The Sioux, Cherokee, Chinook and Tlingit

20.) The inhabitants of Indiana are often referred to as
a.) Buckeyes
b.) Wolverines
c.) Tarheels
d.) Hoosiers
e.) Brokies