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How Well do You Know Detroit?

written by: chrishansen
 
Do you remember the days of Boblo? Ever hear the "Blue Pigs" play? If so, this is the quiz for you!

Question 1:


What is the name of the island in the Detroit River that the Indy Grand Prix race is held on?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 2:


Detroit is north of Canada.
True
False

Question 3:

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What is the name of America's first soda, created in Detroit?
Faygo
Vernors
Canadian Dry
Pepsi


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Question 4:


What was the name of America's first urban freeway?
Lodge
Davison
Jeffries
Reuther

Question 5:


Which of the following people is NOT a famous Detroiter?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Kid Rock
Steve Guttenburg
Robin Williams
Charles Lindbergh

Question 6:

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Which Detroit men's sports team does not have their stadium/arena within the city limits?
Lions
Tigers
Pistons
Red Wings


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Question 7:


Which two Great Lakes are connected by the Detroit River?
Erie and Superior
Huron and Michigan
Huron and Erie
Ontario and Michigan

Question 8:


Detroit was a stop on the Underground Railroad.
True
False

Question 9:


What was the name of the notorious gang that organized smuggling of Canadian spirits during the Prohibition?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 10:

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Which of these was not an original name of the Fillmore Detroit?
None listed
Fox Theatre
Palms Theatre
State Theatre


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Question 11:


What group of immigrants originally established Corktown in Detroit?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 12:

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What was the commonly known name of the Amusement Park that used to be on Bois Blanc Island in the Detroit River?



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