Question 1 of 3

What is the best description of a ghost town?

  1. A cemetery, or place where dead bodies are kept
  2. A city or neighborhood where paranormal activity has been witnessed or is believed to take place
  3. A mirage, or something that isn't really there
  4. A community that has been abandoned by its inhabitants

Question 2 of 3

What is the main reason why boomtowns are created?

  1. dynamite
  2. a particular economic activity
  3. a fireworks celebration
  4. natural and man-made disasters

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following are not conditions that can cause a ghost town?

  1. the loss of a natural resource and changes in access
  2. flooding and fire
  3. rerouted railroads and the creation of dams
  4. a full moon and gravitational forces

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