Portland(s) by Hupfen

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srs
Truck Fump

WareD
Pax, Amor, et Ailuropodidae


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Quiz Description

12 questions about 12 places called Portland.

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Questions:

Portland - the original one - is an isle in Dorset with a long-standing superstition surrounding what burrowing animal, which forced a Wallace & Gromit film to be renamed there?

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Rabbit

Portland, Oregon was named by coin flip. Had it gone the other way, it'd be named after what other New England state capital?

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Boston

Portland, Maine was home to what three-named 19th century poet known to play loose with the facts when recounting early American history?

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Portland Point is the southernmost point of what sugar-exporting island and Commonwealth realm?

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Jamaica

Portland Island is the name of two different locations. One's in the Northern Hemisphere, one in the Southern. Both are owned by dollar-using countries. Name both of those countries.

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Canada, New Zealand

Portland Island - a fictional one, not either of those in Q5 - is a borough appearing in what Grand Theft Auto III city?

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Liberty City

Portland, New South Wales is one of many towns that produces the Portland variety of what construction material?

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Cement

Portland was only declared a city in 1985, but it's the oldest European settlement in what Australian state? (Based on Q7, you can rule out NSW.)

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Victoria

Portland, Indiana was home to what actor and founding Screen Actor's Guild member, whose appearances include "The Postman Always Rings Twice", "The Absent-Minded Professor", and "Tora! Tora! Tora!"?

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Leon Ames

Portland, Kentucky was its own town before it was annexed and turned into a neighborhood of what much larger neighboring city?

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Louisville

Portland, Kansas is one of several Portlands that holds what municipal designation, due to being too small or sparsely populated to have its own municipal governing bodies?

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Unincorporated Area

Portland, New York sits on the New York State Thruway, officially named for what governor and famously upset presidential candidate?

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Thomas E. Dewey