Quiz: Only 1 in 50 Des Moines Locals Can Ace This City Challenge. Can You?

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Des Moines natives, how well do you know your city?

This is a quiz to determine how well you know Des Moines, Iowa. Should be easy for a Des Moines native, right?

 Jun 18, 2017
1 of 12Pick the correct answer!
What is the capital of Iowa?
Cedar Rapids.
Des Moines.
Davenport.
2 of 12Pick the correct answer!
Iowa is a major center of the U.S. ________ industry.
agricultural
insurance
solar energy
3 of 12Pick the correct answer!
How do you pronounce Des Moines?
Duh-MOYNS.
Duh-MOONS.
Das-MOYNES.
4 of 12Pick the correct answer!
The Iowa State Capitol contains roughly 100 ounces of what?
Silver.
Diamonds.
Gold.
5 of 12Pick the correct answer!
What Iowa event is popular among Des Moines residents in August?
The Iowa Bull Riding Contest.
The Des Moines Trivia Night.
The Iowa State Fair.
6 of 12Pick the correct answer!
A car race.
The Downtown Farmers' Market.
Fortune telling.
7 of 12Pick the correct answer!
An annual festival in Des Moines is called the Blue Ribbon _______ Festival.
Hot dog
Lobster
Bacon
8 of 12Pick the correct answer!
What former U.S. president worked at a broadcasting station in Des Moines?
Ronald Reagan.
Samuel Adams
John F. Kennedy.
9 of 12Pick the correct answer!
From 1942 to 2009, it was illegal to do what between the hours of two and six a.m.?
dance
sing
drive
10 of 12Choose the best answer!
Since the recession, Des Moines has been reported as the national leader in what?
Job creation.
Recycling.
Chemical manufacturing.
11 of 12Pick the correct answer!
What is fry sauce made up of?
Mayo and Ketchup
Vinegar and Pickle Juice
Barbeque Sauce and Aoli
12 of 12Pick the correct answer!
How do you pronounce "Boise"?
Boy-zee
Boi-shee
Boy-Seee
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