Geography of Massachusetts

Answer these questions about the geography of Massachusetts.
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What peninsula is shaped like a hook?
Cape Cod
What city at the extreme tip of the above has nation's highest rate of same-sex couples?
Provincetown
What town is famous for its witch trials of 1692 and 1693?
Salem
On what Massachusetts did the Kennedy family vacation?
Martha's Vineyard
What chain of small islands is located right north of the above?
(hint: common female name)
Elizabeth Islands
What is the oldest public park in the United States?
Boston Common
What Boston stadium is home to the Red Sox?
Fenway Park
What whaling island was home to Captain Ahab? (oft-mentioned in limericks)
Nantucket
What is the state nickname of Massachusetts?
The Bay State
What is Boston's most famous nickname?
Beantown
What suburb of Boston is home to the Harvard University?
Cambridge
What city was the center of the U.S. textile industry in the 1800s?
Lowell
In what "pond" did Thoreau sojourn?
Walden Pond
What river makes the border between Eastern and Western Massachusetts?
Connecticut River
What landmark can be found near the landing site of the Pilgrims?
Plymouth Rock
What bay does Boston overlook?
Massachusetts Bay
What name is given to a city in twenty-five U.S. states - but Massachusetts's is
nation's most populous one (by urban area)?
Springfield
What is the largest ethnic group in Boston?
Irish
What is the main airport of Boston?
Logan
What part of the Appalachian Mountains cover the state's western portion?
Berkshires
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Level 53
Jan 16, 2021
Good quiz, although a good portion of it isn't geography. Massachusetts General Knowledge?