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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?
Peyton Manning
Stephen Curry
Tom Brady
Joe Namath
2. Which of these movies took place in Boston?
Casablanca
Fight Club
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Good Will Hunting
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?
Curse of the Billy Goat
The Hundred-Year Curse
Beantown Curse
Curse of the Bambino
5. What is the largest ethnic group in Boston?
Irish
German
Chinese
African-American
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 Doors
The Rolling Stones
Aerosmith
8. Which of these neighborhoods is NOT in Boston?
Charlestown
Beacon Hill
Flatbush
Jamaica Plain
Flatbush is in Brooklyn
9. What did most Harvard students study during its first decades of existence?
Psychology
Agriculture
Religion
Law
10. What are the old rich families of Boston known as?
Boston Beaneaters
Boston Brahmins
Boston Bulldogs
Boston Bigshots
11. Which of these authors was from Boston?
William Faulkner
Jane Austen
John Steinbeck
Ralph Waldo Emerson
12. Which of these Presidents was born in the Boston area?
Andrew Jackson
Ronald Reagan
John F. Kennedy
Barack Obama
13. What is a Nor'easter?
A station wagon
A person from New England
A severe winter storm
A lobster roll
14. Which of these words is peculiar to the Boston dialect?
Bananas
Crunk
Wicked
Yooper
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 77
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 50
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 58
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 63
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 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 50
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.