National Geographic : 1948 Nov
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT/ Here is a little quiz about Florida. Just for fun, see how many you can answer correctly. Count 10 for each correct one. A score of 80 indicates you know your Florida, but 60 or 70 is excellent. You'll find the answers at the bottom of this page. 1. SWIMMING Florida's climate permits summer"' sports and recreation all year round. What is the annual average temperature for the State? a. 70.9 b. 59.6 c. 65.1 d. 78.2 2. FISHING Ilow many varieties of fish are found in Florida's rivers, lakes, coastal and off-shore waters'? a. 00 100 c. 200 d. .100 5. HOME If you live in your own home in Florida, how much of its valuation is exempt from municipal and county taxes, except for special benefits? a. 85,000 b. $1,000 c. $2,500 d. $500 6. VEGETABLES How many freight cars were needed last season to handle Florida's winter production of fruits and vegetables? a. 15,347 b. 24,602 c. 67,981 d. 111,756 Ut course, tale best way to really know Florida is to come down for a vacation this winter. Get the feel of Florida sunshine. Stretch out on the warm sands. Rest! Relax! Catch a sailfish or a big bass .. Swim in the bluest water you ever saw. Play golf. Enjoy thrilling spectator events. Dance under a tropical moon. Visit famous ardeins springs, unusual attractions and historic landmarks. See ALL of Florida! You can make your Florida holiday as' de luxe or as economical as you like. Florida offers its recreation and accommodations in all price ranges. LOOK TWICE AT FLORIDA A winter vacation in Florida is just a sunshiny sample of the real Florida. Climate-wise and otherwise- industry will find many plus factors for profitable operation.Acres of opportunities await experienced farmers. And Florida is the stimulating answer for those who seek a new, happier way of life. 3. INDIANS What tribe of Indians, famous for its unique and colorful costumes, lives in Florida? a. Iherokee c. Seminole b. Iroquois d. Shawnee 7. HIGHWAY Most Florida vacations include sightseeing trips. How many miles of paved highways are provided so you can comfortably see ALL of Florida? a. 3,000 b. 5,500 c. 9,000 d. 7,200 4. BEACH With the Atlantic on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other, Florida has the longest salt water coast line of any state. How long is it? a. 700 miles c. 900 miles h. 1,400 miles d. 1,200 miles 8. INDUSTRY Florida's income from citrus during the 1946-47 season was approximately $147 million. What was its 1947 income from manufacturing? a. $100 million c. $520 million b. $270 million d. $780 million City Zone State_ (Pleaseprintname andaddress clearly) ANSWERS: 1.a 2.a 3.c 4.b 5.a 6.d 7.c 8.d 0.