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How many national airports are there in the US state of mississippi ?


Mississippi has two international airports. One lies in the city of Jackson (Jackson-Evers International Airport) and one in Gulfport (Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport)

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What is the motto of US state of mississippi ?

Virtute et armis
State sovereignty, national union
Regnat populus
Montani semper liberi

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Which is the state flower of US state of mississippi ?

Mountain laurel

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Which is the state insect of US state of mississippi ?

7-spotted ladybug
Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
European honey bee
Green Darner Dragonfly

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Which is the state shell of US state of mississippi ?

Knobbed Whelk
Lettered Olive
Prickly Whelk
Eastern oyster

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Which is the largest city of mississippi by population ?


The city, the anchor for its metro area, is named after Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans and later was elected as US president. The current slogan for the city is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul." In 2011 USS Jackson (LCS-6) was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the city.

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Who performed the first human lung transplant ?

James Hardy
Joel Cooper
Vladimir Demikhov
Henry Metras

Dr. James Hardy of the University of Mississippi performed the first human lung transplant on June 11, 1963. Following a single-lung transplantation, the patient, identified later as convicted murderer John Richard Russell survived for 18 days. Born on May 14, 1918, James D. Hardy is famous for the first human lung transplant and the first animal-to-human heart transplant.

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The world's largest cactus plantation is in which town ?


Edwards is a town in Hinds County, Mississippi. It is named for Dick Edwards, owner and proprietor of the Edwards House in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Who was the first female rural mail carrier in the United States ?

Hunim Thomas
Burnita Matthews
Mamie Thomas
Jane Matthews

She delivered mail by buggy to the area southeast of Vicksburg in 1914.

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Who was the first woman federal judge in the United States ?

Hunim Thomas
Jane Matthews
Mamie Thomas
Burnita Matthews

Born on December 28, 1894, Burnita Shelton Matthews was the first woman appointed to serve on a U.S. district court. President Harry S. Truman named Matthews to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in 1949. She was confirmed by the United States Senate in next year. Matthews served as an active-duty judge until 1968.

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