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Fact Monster: Trains, Cacti, and More

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Answer Key for This Hunt
Extra #3
1. Chicago; 2. Spain; 3. Arizona; 4. one; 5. Arctic Ocean.

This Hunt's Questions
1. The 20th Century Limited was the name given to one of America's finest trains. The train carried its first passengers in 1902 between New York and another U.S. city. What was that other U.S. city?
2. Which of these countries is best known for the sport of bullfighting?
3. The saguaro (pronounced suh-WAR-oh) cactus is found in Saguaro National Park. The cactus is known for its beautiful flowers. Which state's State Flower is the saguaro flower?
4. How many eggs at a time does an albatross lay?
5. Which of these oceans is the smallest ocean?