History of Oregon Quiz

Can you answer these questions from the history of Oregon?
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What TV series was created by Matt Groening in 1989?
The Simpsons
In what day and month of 1859 did Oregon become a state?
(hint: Valentine's Day)
February 14
What clothing company was founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight in 1964?
Nike
What river valley was the destination of Oregon Trail pioneers?
Willamette
Whose ex-husband hired an attacker to strike Nancy Kerrigan on her landing knee?
Tonya Harding
In 1994, what did Oregon become the first state to legalize?
Physician-assisted
Suicide
What explorers traveled through Oregon in 1805 and 1806?
Lewis and Clark
From what country where the first European who visited Oregon?
Spain
What did Oregon became the first state to decriminalize in 1973?
Recreational Marijuana
What "lake" did Mount Mazama form when it erupted about 7,700 years ago?
Crater Lake
What Republican president lived with his uncle in Oregon when he
was orphaned in 1885?
Herbert Hoover
How did the Olympic-runner Steve Prefontaine die at the age of 24?
Car crash
What novel was published by Chuck Palahniuk in 1996 - which was made into
a movie and starred Brad Pitt and Edward Norton?
Fight Club
What city, hometown of the Goonies, is the oldest in Oregon?
Astoria
What author wrote children's books such as "Beezus and Ramona"
"Henry Huggins"?
Beverly Cleary
Who did Kurt Cobain marry to in 1992?
Courtney Love
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Level 69
Jul 6, 2020
Can't believe I forgot the Fosbury Flop. I did the high jump in high school.