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Oregon Quizzes: Oregon Counties

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President Herbert Hoover and boyhood home
  1. President Herbert Hoover's boyhood home is in which Oregon county?
a. Lane
b. Marion
c. Yamhill
d. Union

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  2. Which county has the highest assessed value?
a. Washington
b. Malheur
c. Clackamas
d. Lane

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  3. This county is home to the biggest cheese factory in the state:
a. Coos
b. Lane
c. Morrow
d. Tillamook

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  4. French-Canadian fur trappers of the Hudson’s Bay Company named this county after waterfalls:
a. Wasco
b. Deschutes
c. Josephine
d. Clackamas

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  5. These two counties were named for Missouri senators who advocated development of the Oregon Territory:
a. Lane and Benton
b. Lane and Curry
c. Linn and Benton
d. Sherman and Grant

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  6. Sailor Diggings used to be the county seat of this county:
a. Josephine
b. Curry
c. Klamath
d. Wheeler

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  7. Which county is home to a significant summer resort founded by pioneer Oregon railroad builder Ben Holladay?
a. Deschutes
b. Lake
c. Clatsop
d. Multnomah

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  8. Which county has one of the most outstanding depositories of prehistoric fossils on the North American continent?
a. Polk
b. Wallowa
c. Lincoln
d. Wheeler

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  9. The county seat of this county has the highest elevation of any county seat in Oregon:
a. Harney
b. Wallowa
c. Klamath
d. Lake

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  10. Two major Oregon rivers form the east and west boundaries of this county:
a. Sherman
b. Marion
c. Benton
d. Washington
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