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Test your knowledge of Md. neighborhoods

By Maryland Newsline
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001

1. The largest and fastest-growing census tract in Maryland is in:

Stockton
Crofton
Oakton
Worton

2. The tract that most closely mirrors Maryland's racial and ethnic composition is in:

Unity
Harmony
Aberdeen
Maryland City

3. The tract with the largest Latino population is in:

Mexico
Eldorado
Alta Vista
Langley Park

4. The state's "loneliest" track -- its least populated -- is in:

Locust Grove
Sparrows Point
Eagle Harbor
Slacks Corner

5. The tract with the highest percentage of white residents in Maryland is in:

Gaithersburg
Germantown
Glen Echo
Grantsville

6. The tract with the highest black population in the state is in:

Baltimore
Bel Air
Benedict
Bethlehem

7. The state's tract with the largest Asian-American community is in:

North Beach
North Branch
North Point
North Potomac

8. Of foreign-born residents living in Maryland, the most were born in:

Asia
Europe
Latin America
Africa

9. The Marylanders who reported that their ancestry was American were outnumbered by the people who reported that they were of:

English ancestry
German ancestry
Irish ancestry
All of the above

10. Which of the following are NOT names of cities or towns in Maryland?

Accident, Parole and Savage
Delight, Friendly and Welcome
Fork, Rocks and Tuxedo
These are all names of cities and towns in Maryland

Copyright 2001 University of Maryland College of Journalism


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