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1. Who authored the abolitionist work, "Uncle Tom's Cabin"?

2. Name the twin brothers who set up the town that became Rome.

3. What is the most-used punctuation mark, according to the "Barron's Student's Concise Encyclopedia"?

4. What city is sometimes referred to as the "Cradle of Liberty"?

5. What is the term for an affirmative use of a true statement?

6. What mythical Latin beast wore a single horn in the center of its forehead?

7. In what year was the Little League established? And for what youthful sport?

8. What is Colorado's state mammal?

9. Name Florida's state saltwater mammal.

10. Hawaii also has a state marine mammal. Name it.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin."

2. Romulus and Remus developed the city that became Rome.

3. The comma is named as the most-used punctuation mark.

4. Boston is referred to as the "Cradle of Liberty."

5. The term is known as an oath.

6. The unicorn wore the single horn on its forehead.

7. Little League Baseball was born in 1939 in Williamsport, Pa.

8. The Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep is Colorado's state mammal.

9. The porpoise is Florida's state saltwater mammal.

10. The humpback whale is Hawaii's state marine mammal.

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