Quiz: Only A Detroit Local Can Get 10/15 On This Culture Test


Everyone knows the sweet sounds that have come from Detroit, but perhaps only Detroit locals know that that is where these melodies originated.

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the landmarks, history, and notable residents of Detroit, Michigan.

 Oct 27, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

Detroit is located in _________ County.

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Detroit is the largest U.S. city __________.
not located on a sea coast
west of I-95
on the U.S.-Canada border

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Detroit is located on _____________.
Lake Michigan
the Mississippi River
the Detroit River

4 of 15Pick your answer!

The Ambassador Bridge connects Detroit to __________, Ontario.

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Which French explorer founded Detroit in 1701?

6 of 15Pick your answer!

Of these record labels that shaped the sound of the 1960s, which is based in Detroit?

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Which hip hop group formed in Detroit?
Boogie Down Productions

8 of 15Pick your answer!

As of 2017, the biggest employer in Detroit is _________.
Detroit Medical Center
General Motors
Detroit Public Schools

9 of 15Pick your answer!

Which blues legend is most representative of the Detroit Blues?
Howlin' Wolf
Muddy Waters
John Lee Hooker

10 of 15Pick your answer!

The rhythm section who played on many famous Detroit records between 1959 and 1972 is nicknamed ___________.
the Wrecking Crew
the Swampers
the Funk Brothers (aka the Soul Brothers)

11 of 15Pick your answer!

What sport do the Detroit Pistons play?

12 of 15Pick your answer!

What sport do the Detroit Red Wings play?

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Which items does the 'Spirit of Detroit' statue hold?
a radiant sphere and a family
ears of wheat and a Ford Model T
a dove and a sword

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these universities has its main campus in Detroit?
Northwood University
Wayne State University
Kettering University

15 of 15Pick your answer!

Which best describes the architectural style of Detroit's Fisher Building?
Gilded Age
Art Deco
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