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

3 of 15Pick your answer!

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

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 Public Schools
Detroit Medical Center
General Motors

9 of 15Pick your answer!

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

10 of 15Pick your answer!

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

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 dove and a sword
ears of wheat and a Ford Model T
a radiant sphere and a family

14 of 15Pick your answer!

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

15 of 15Pick your answer!

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