U.S. Suburbs Quiz

For each group of suburbs, name the major city they are near.
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
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Last updated: November 23, 2018
First submittedAugust 6, 2012
Times taken11,138
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Santa Monica, Burbank
Los Angeles
Tempe, Mesa
Joliet, Evanston
Chevy Chase, Bethesda
Washington, DC
Plano, Carrollton
Salem, Cambridge
Alpharetta, Decatur
Sausalito, Daly City
San Francisco
Golden, Centennial
Overland Park, Shawnee
Kansas City
Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak
Kirkland, Redmond
Sugar Land, Pearland
Beaverton, Vancouver
Eagle, Nampa
Coral Gables, Hialeah
Broken Arrow, Sand Springs
Wasilla, Palmer
Chula Vista, Escondido
San Diego
Murfreesboro, Hendersonville
Racine, Waukesha
South Jordan, West Valley City
Salt Lake City
Level 53
Apr 5, 2014
100% with 3:08 left!
Level 46
May 4, 2015
So happy to see my hometown Carrollton (suburb of Dallas) as a clue!
Level 81
Nov 24, 2018
And my hometown Plano!
Level 79
Nov 24, 2018
Got the first ten...then ended up with 10/22.
Level 57
Nov 25, 2018
Can anyone explain to me why and how suburbs exist? I understand what they are, but why do they exist at all? My city just incorporated instead of having a bunch of suburbs.
Level 65
Nov 25, 2018
Many people want to live near cities for the culture, but they don't want to raise families (or live alone) in that setting. Cities are also much more diverse than suburbs, which means people of the typical suburbanite breed have less of a voice if they stay in the city. If you're a "yuppie" suburbanite-type who stays in a city, your voice is competing with all kinds of people for influence with government and culture, but if you move to the suburbs, you're surrounding yourself with people who generally think, earn, and act like you, and share your values. And you can have a local government that serves those values, instead of competing in a major city with other demographics that don't share your concerns.
Level 78
Nov 26, 2018
Not to mention usually lower tax rates.
Level 82
Nov 25, 2018
Dang. Was really hoping the answer for "Nampa" would be "Tampa."
Level 65
Nov 25, 2018
Well, I got the first one.
Level 65
Nov 25, 2018
Boise is not a "major" city by anyone's stretch of imagination, but great quiz!
Level 68
Nov 26, 2018
Thanks to Sarah Palin for Wasilla/Anchorage!
Level 62
Nov 26, 2018
I am honestly surprised that 45% of people got Detroit correct. I live in MI so it's easy for me, but a more interesting figure in my opinion would be how much of those people guessed and got it right, or cheated.
Level 83
Nov 27, 2018
I only guessed it because I thought I remembered the movie Grosse Point Blank was set in Michigan.
Level 65
Nov 26, 2018
Thanks, Fallout 3, for educating me on the suburbs of Washington!