Quiz: Only 1 in 50 Portland ME Locals Can Ace This City Challenge. Can You?

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Are you really from Portland, Maine?

How well do you know Portland's past and present, including questions about notable landmarks, attractions, and more!

 Jun 11, 2017
1 of 12Pick your answer!
True or false: Portland is the capital of Maine.
true
false
2 of 12Pick your answer!
What natural disaster has Portland suffered?
Tsunami
Flood
Fire
3 of 12Pick your answer!
Portland is named for what geographical feature?
The Portland Peninsula
The Isle of Portland
Mount Portland
4 of 12Pick your answer!
Which famous author is from Portland?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Stephen King
William Shakespeare
5 of 12Pick your answer!
What is Portland's nickname?
The Gateway City
The Forest City
The Windy City
6 of 12Pick your answer!
True or false: Portland, Maine was named after Portland, Oregon.
false
true
7 of 12Pick your answer!
What is the Portland Observatory?
A signal tower
A baseball field
A theatre
8 of 12Pick your answer!
What is the Old Port?
A popular tourist district known for its cobblestone streets
An ancient ship that is kept in Portland
A famous Italian restaurant in Portland
9 of 12Pick your answer!
Which music festival is held in Portland in the summer?
Outside Lands
Old Port Festival
Coachella
10 of 12Pick your answer!
Portland is the birthplace of what food?
The Taco
The French Fry
The Italian Sandwich
11 of 12Pick your answer!
What is located on Mackworth Island?
A wildlife conservatory
A school for the deaf
A baseball field
12 of 12Pick your answer!
Who are the Seadogs?
Portland Lobster Fishermen
A nickname for the Portland Police
Portland's minor league softball team
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