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Hot Time in the City (or Where to Hook the Hottie) Quiz


This is a quiz based on lists for the best and worst places in the USA for dating (from "Sperling's Best Places" website). I will give you geographic clues to help identify each American city.

A multiple-choice quiz by lampshade56. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
lampshade56
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
353,157
Updated
Mar 02 24
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Very Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
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3625
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Top 35% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. In tenth place on Sperling's "Top Ten Best Cities in America for Dating" list, this capital city lies on one of a group of islands that James Cook named the Sandwich Islands in 1778. Aloha! Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. This city was in eighth place on the "Top Ten Best Cities in America for Dating" list. It can be found in the state of Michigan. It is situated on the Huron River, approximately 35 miles from Detroit. It became the seat for Washtenaw County in 1827. The University of Michigan can be found in this city. Name it. Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. This historical city lies in seventh place on the dating list, and can be found in the equally historic state of Virginia. During the Second World War, its population doubled because of heightened defense activities, which brought families to work in its Naval Base and Air Station. It is also the name of a county in the east of England. Which city is it? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Coming in at number five on the best places to date list, this city is the largest in Washington and is its economic capital. It has hosted two Worlds Fairs, with the second in 1962 giving the city its monorail, a Centre and the Space Needle. A famous grunge band also has its origins here. Which city is it? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Number two on the best city for dating list is a city that once was the county seat of El Paso county (until 1873). This city is situated on a high, flat plain at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, specifically Pikes Peak. Surrounded by stunning scenery, this city's two main employers have been the military and tourism. Pick the correct city. Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. At number one on Sperling's "Top Ten Worst Cities in America for Dating" list is the largest city in the state of Missouri. It's also the 40th largest in the United States. It is located at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers to the west of the state. This city also gives its name to a style of jazz. Identify the correct city. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Coming in at number two on the worst cities to date list, this is the largest city in Kansas. It is situated in south central Kansas on the Arkansas River. Kirstie Alley is a native of this city. It has been called "The Air Capital of the World" because of the many aircraft manufacturers based there. Which city is this? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. This city is the largest in Michigan--and the fourth worst city for dating, according to Sperling's website. It is the seat of Wayne County, and is located within the Midwestern United States and the region of the Great Lakes. Three of the biggest car makers' (General Motors, Ford and Chrysler) factories are here, earning it the nickname of "Motor City" or "Motown". Madonna is just one of the many, many famous people to be born here. Which city is it? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. This city, at number seven on the worst places to date list, serves as capital of Georgia. Located on the foothills of the Southern Appalachians and bounded by the River Chattahoochee, it is mentioned in Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind". One of its famous natives was Martin Luther King Jr. Pick the correct city. Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Finally, at number ten on the worst places to date list, this city can be found in the state of North Carolina, halfway between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. It lies several miles east of the Catawba River, and is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. One of its nicknames is "Queen City" (named for the wife of George III). It is the second-largest banking center in America after New York City. Which southern city is it? Hint





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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In tenth place on Sperling's "Top Ten Best Cities in America for Dating" list, this capital city lies on one of a group of islands that James Cook named the Sandwich Islands in 1778. Aloha!

Answer: Honolulu

Some interesting facts about Hawaii are:

1) The 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.
2) Hawaii's Mount Waialeale is the wettest place on Earth, with yearly rainfall of 460 inches.
3) The name of the Hawaiian Trigger Fish, Hawaii's official state fish, is Humuhumunukunuku apua'a. This repetition of letters can be attributed to the fact that the Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters.
2. This city was in eighth place on the "Top Ten Best Cities in America for Dating" list. It can be found in the state of Michigan. It is situated on the Huron River, approximately 35 miles from Detroit. It became the seat for Washtenaw County in 1827. The University of Michigan can be found in this city. Name it.

Answer: Ann Arbor

Some interesting facts about Ann Arbor are:

1) The poet Robert Frost taught at the University of Michigan in the 1920s.
2) It is one out of 15 cities in America with a Presidential Library. In this case, it is home to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum.
3) In 1929 Ann Arbor, there were more cars and telephones per person than any other city in the world.
3. This historical city lies in seventh place on the dating list, and can be found in the equally historic state of Virginia. During the Second World War, its population doubled because of heightened defense activities, which brought families to work in its Naval Base and Air Station. It is also the name of a county in the east of England. Which city is it?

Answer: Norfolk

Some interesting facts about Norfolk are:

1) The Atlantic Headquarters of NATO can be found here.
2) Apparently, a woman cannot go outside without wearing a corset in Norfolk. Thank you www.bored.com for that information!
3) The now defunct TV series "Cavemen" was set in Norfolk in the pilot episode.
4. Coming in at number five on the best places to date list, this city is the largest in Washington and is its economic capital. It has hosted two Worlds Fairs, with the second in 1962 giving the city its monorail, a Centre and the Space Needle. A famous grunge band also has its origins here. Which city is it?

Answer: Seattle

Some interesting facts about Seattle are:

1) Many people mistakenly think that the Space Needle is Seattle's tallest building. In fact, several are taller including: Columbia Center, 1201 Third Avenue, Two Union Square, Seattle Municipal Tower, and Safeco Plaza.
2) Some famous films set in Seattle include "Sleepless in Seattle", "It Happened at the World's Fair", "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" and "Harry and the Hendersons".
5. Number two on the best city for dating list is a city that once was the county seat of El Paso county (until 1873). This city is situated on a high, flat plain at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, specifically Pikes Peak. Surrounded by stunning scenery, this city's two main employers have been the military and tourism. Pick the correct city.

Answer: Colorado Springs

Some interesting facts about Colorado Springs in Colorado are:

1) The city was known as "Little London" during the late 1800s because of the number of English visitors.
2) The US Olympic Committee created a training facility here. Each year, the athletes, coaches and other people staying there eat 30,000 pounds of fruit. (Source: voices.yahoo.com)
3) One of Colorado Springs' famous natives was Lon Chaney.
6. At number one on Sperling's "Top Ten Worst Cities in America for Dating" list is the largest city in the state of Missouri. It's also the 40th largest in the United States. It is located at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers to the west of the state. This city also gives its name to a style of jazz. Identify the correct city.

Answer: Kansas City

Some interesting facts about Kansas City are:

1) In 2006, one of the tallest, longest and fastest roller coasters was opened at Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, costing $14 million.
2) After World War I, Harry S. Truman opened a haberdashery store in downtown Kansas City.
3) According to various sources, you can find more fountains here than any other city except Rome.
7. Coming in at number two on the worst cities to date list, this is the largest city in Kansas. It is situated in south central Kansas on the Arkansas River. Kirstie Alley is a native of this city. It has been called "The Air Capital of the World" because of the many aircraft manufacturers based there. Which city is this?

Answer: Wichita

Some interesting facts about Wichita are:

1) Wichita was one of the various frontier towns where Wyatt Earp served as law officer.
2) According to the website www.legendsofamerica.com: "Before proceeding through the intersection of Douglas and Broadway, in Wichita, Kansas, a motorist is required to get out of their vehicle and fire three shot gun rounds into the air".
8. This city is the largest in Michigan--and the fourth worst city for dating, according to Sperling's website. It is the seat of Wayne County, and is located within the Midwestern United States and the region of the Great Lakes. Three of the biggest car makers' (General Motors, Ford and Chrysler) factories are here, earning it the nickname of "Motor City" or "Motown". Madonna is just one of the many, many famous people to be born here. Which city is it?

Answer: Detroit

Some interesting facts about Detroit are:

1) Henry Ford's first automobile factory opened in 1899 in Highland Park, Detroit.
2) Detroit is the only city in the 48 contiguous US states where you would face south towards Canada and see the skyline of Windsor, Ontario. (Source: www.ampyourstrat.com)
9. This city, at number seven on the worst places to date list, serves as capital of Georgia. Located on the foothills of the Southern Appalachians and bounded by the River Chattahoochee, it is mentioned in Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind". One of its famous natives was Martin Luther King Jr. Pick the correct city.

Answer: Atlanta

Some interesting facts about Atlanta are:

1) Atlanta was originally called "Terminus" as it was the end of the railway line at the time.
2) The Coca-Cola Company was founded in Atlanta, and it was here that the first glasses were sold.
3) "Peachtree" is the most common street name in Atlanta, with over 100 instances.
10. Finally, at number ten on the worst places to date list, this city can be found in the state of North Carolina, halfway between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. It lies several miles east of the Catawba River, and is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. One of its nicknames is "Queen City" (named for the wife of George III). It is the second-largest banking center in America after New York City. Which southern city is it?

Answer: Charlotte

Some interesting facts about Charlotte are:

1) Charlotte survived the Civil War without any major damage whatsoever to any part of the city.
2) The evangelist Billy Graham was born in the Charlotte area.
Source: Author lampshade56

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