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

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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.
Wayne
Monroe
Washtenaw

2 of 15Pick your answer!

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

3 of 15Pick your answer!

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

4 of 15Pick your answer!

The Ambassador Bridge connects Detroit to __________, Ontario.
Windsor
Toronto
London

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Which French explorer founded Detroit in 1701?
Cadillac
LaSalle
Marquette

6 of 15Pick your answer!

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

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Which hip hop group formed in Detroit?
N.W.A.
D-12
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?
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 Wrecking Crew
the Funk Brothers (aka the Soul Brothers)
the Swampers

11 of 15Pick your answer!

What sport do the Detroit Pistons play?
hockey
football
basketball

12 of 15Pick your answer!

What sport do the Detroit Red Wings play?
baseball
hockey
basketball

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Which items does the 'Spirit of Detroit' statue hold?
ears of wheat and a Ford Model T
a radiant sphere and a family
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?
Art Deco
Gilded Age
Neoclassical
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