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Boston Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about the city of Boston?
Last updated: February 04, 2019
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1. What quarterback has led the New England Patriots to six Super Bowl wins?
Joe Namath
Tom Brady
Stephen Curry
Peyton Manning
2. Which of these movies took place in Boston?
Good Will Hunting
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Casablanca
Fight Club
3. How did Boston get its name?
No one knows
The Patuxet word for "thin neck"
Named after John Boston, the founder of Boston
Named after a port town in England
4. What "curse" supposedly prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series for 85 years?
Beantown Curse
Curse of the Billy Goat
Curse of the Bambino
The Hundred-Year Curse
5. What is the largest ethnic group in Boston?
Chinese
African-American
German
Irish
6. Which of these Revolutionary War battles happened in Boston?
Battle of Monmouth
Battle of Long Island
Battle of Bunker Hill
Battle of Saratoga
7. Which of these bands got its start in Boston?
The Supremes
The Rolling Stones
Aerosmith
The Doors
8. Which of these neighborhoods is NOT in Boston?
Beacon Hill
Flatbush
Charlestown
Jamaica Plain
Flatbush is in Brooklyn
9. What did most Harvard students study during its first decades of existence?
Law
Religion
Psychology
Agriculture
10. What are the old rich families of Boston known as?
Boston Bigshots
Boston Beaneaters
Boston Bulldogs
Boston Brahmins
11. Which of these authors was from Boston?
Jane Austen
John Steinbeck
William Faulkner
Ralph Waldo Emerson
12. Which of these Presidents was born in the Boston area?
Barack Obama
John F. Kennedy
Andrew Jackson
Ronald Reagan
13. What is a Nor'easter?
A station wagon
A severe winter storm
A person from New England
A lobster roll
14. Which of these words is peculiar to the Boston dialect?
Yooper
Wicked
Crunk
Bananas
15. What is the name of Boston's largest newspaper?
Boston Times-Picayune
Boston Free Press
Boston Patriot
Boston Globe
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level 75
Feb 4, 2019
It's not really the word "wicked" but its usage and meaning that are peculiar to the Boston dialect.
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level 78
Feb 6, 2019
this comment is wicked pissah
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level 70
Feb 8, 2019
It's even wicked awesome pissah!
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level 57
Feb 5, 2019
Wow, a multiple choice quiz on Jetpunk. I was wondering if it would ever happen.
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level 84
Feb 5, 2019
I take it you don't come on this website very often...
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level 51
Feb 5, 2019
It's the first one I've seen, and I've been here often...
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level 67
Feb 6, 2019
Yeah, I'm here every day for years and it's the first time I see one.
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level 59
Feb 5, 2019
Hardly a port, it has one (on the river), but more agricultaral than coastal (look at the map......)
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level 67
Feb 11, 2019
It most definitely has an ocean port with a lot of landfill. Been to it by boat, car, plane and train enough times. Seen all sorts of maps, charts, satellite photos and aerial views.
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level 72
Feb 20, 2019
It has a tiny port but there's no way I would describe it as a port town - it's hardly a defining feature
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level 72
Feb 20, 2019
Although I suppose it makes for quite a succinct clue
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level 71
Feb 5, 2019
Boston! Looking for a sweep of the championships this year. Celts have a good chance. Bruins are in it, but it will be tough to take down the Lighting.
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level 51
Feb 5, 2019
The Bruins need secondary scoring to win a Cup. That first line is dynamite, but after that, it falls off pretty quick.
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level 55
Feb 5, 2019
"John Boston" Best answer I've seen yet.