WONDER #1074: WHAT IS A GHOST TOWN?
Question 1 of 3
What is the best description of a ghost town?
- A cemetery, or place where dead bodies are kept
- A city or neighborhood where paranormal activity has been witnessed or is believed to take place
- A mirage, or something that isn't really there
- A community that has been abandoned by its inhabitants
Question 2 of 3
What is the main reason why boomtowns are created?
- a particular economic activity
- a fireworks celebration
- natural and man-made disasters
Question 3 of 3
Which of the following are not conditions that can cause a ghost town?
- the loss of a natural resource and changes in access
- flooding and fire
- rerouted railroads and the creation of dams
- a full moon and gravitational forces
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