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For each question below, fill in the circle next to the correct answer.

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1. In what year was the first running of the Jr. Iditarod sled-dog race?
a) 1992
b) 1983
c) 1978
d) 1965
2. Who won last year’s Iditarod?
a) John Baker
b) Lance Mackey
c) Jeff King
d) Robert Sorlie
3. At the start of the Iditarod, mushers begin the race with how ____ dogs.
a) 10
b) 12
c) 14
d) 16
4. Dogs use fats and proteins like humans use ________.
a) carbohydrates
b) vitamins
c) iron
d) sodium
5. How many times has Jeff King won the Iditarod?
a) once
b) twice
c) four times
d) five times
6. Sled dogs may consume how many calories a day during racing season?
a) 5,000
b) 1,800
c) 7,500
d) 10,000
7. How big are Alaskan huskies when they are born?
a) the size of a pillow
b) the size of a large potato
c) the size of a finger
d) the size of a cat
8. What is the important milestone puppies reach when they are six months old?
a) they are house trained
b) they are full grown
c) they are harnessed for the first time
d) they are able to run the Jr. Iditarod
9. In which city does the Iditarod begin?
a) Anchorage
b) Nome
c) Yukon
d) Juneau
10. Rachael Scordis is ______ to ever compete in the Iditarod.
a) the oldest musher
b) the youngest woman
c) the first blind musher
d) the fastest musher