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This Week in History: Oklahoma Land Rush
1. What signaled the start of the Oklahoma Land Rush at noon on April 22, 1889?
   Horn
   Fiddle
   Bugle
   Drum
   Bagpipe
2. What movie with Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman depicts the Oklahoma Land Rush?
   Up, Up and Away
   Sooners
   Boomers
   Far and Away
   Oklahoma!
3. What mode of transportation moved settlers across the country during the economic boom of the 1870s and 1880s?
   Stagecoach
   Railroad
   Wagon
   Steamboat
   Model T
4. The state nickname for Oklahoma is the "Sooner State," named for settlers who did what?
   Entered the territory with land grants
   Discovered the gold
   Learned to whistle
   Came after the it became an official state
   Entered the territory before they received permission
5. Oklahoma entered the Union in 1907 making it what number state?
   12th
   46th
   40th
   35th
   20th
6. Oklahoma! the Broadway musical was written by which famous composers?
   Rodgers and Hammerstein
   Siskel and Ebert
   Jones and Smith
   Gilbert and Sullivan
   The Gershwins
7. Under Spanish and then French control, Oklahoma became part of the United States under what famous land purchase?
   Louisiana Purchase
   Seward's Folly
   Northwest Territory
   Mississippi Purchase
   Nebraska Compromise
8. Native Americans were removed to Oklahoma as early as 1817, earning the territory what name?
   Plains Territory
   Indian Territory
   Great Desert Territory
   Old Spanish Territory
   Great Plains Territory
9. Which president opened up the 1.9 million acres of Oklahoma land, some of which had been previously assigned to Native American tribes, to settlers?
   Abraham Lincoln
   Ulysses S. Grant
   Benjamin Harrison
   Chester A. Arthur
   Theodore Roosevelt
10. A rush for what Oklahoman natural resource began in earnest in the early 1900s?
   Oil
   Gold
   Salt
   Silver
   Aluminum


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