U.S. Cities Trivia

So you think you know the U.S.A? Well lets see how many of these trivia questions about major U.S. cities can you answer.
You only need to name the city. The state initials will show up in the answer box though.
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Last updated: September 29, 2016
First submittedSeptember 23, 2016
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City
Was the capital of the United States from 1790 to 1800.
Philadelphia, PA
Seven million of this cities residents don't live on the continental United States.
New York, NY
The worlds first electric traffic light was installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in this city.
Cleveland, OH
Demolished in 1931, this cities Home Insurance Building is usually sighted as the worlds first skyscraper.
Chicago, IL
For the 1962 World Fair this city constructed both a monorail and a freestanding observatory, both of which are widely visited today.
Seattle, WA
Walt Disney and his brother Roy opened their first animation studio in this city.
Kansas City, Mo
This town has recently earned the sobriquet "Where young people go to retire".
Portland, OR
The properties in a Monopoly Game were all named after streets found in this costal town.
Atlantic City, NJ
This sprawling metropolis has been described as being "forty suburbs looking for a city."
Los Angeles, CA
You can find a statue of Fonzie in this town.
Milwaukee, WI
During a presidential election this city is allotted three electoral votes. And yet it has no representative in Congress.
Washington, D.C.
Despite being the place of his birth, Louis Armstrong is not buried there. Then again, hardly anyone is.
New Orleans, LA
Following his election but prior to his inauguration, Franklin Roosevelt survived an assassination attempt in this cities Bayfront Park.
Miami, FL
No, this city does not have a radio station with the call letters WKRP.
Cincinnati, OH
This major American city actually looks down on it's Canadian neighbor, Windsor, Ontario.
Detroit, MI
Metropolis located on the eastern edge of Silicon Valley, just in case Dionne Warwick asks for directions.
San Jose, CA
This cities WQED was the countries first community owned, or public, television station. It's also where "Mister Rogers Neighborhood" was filmed from 1968 to 2001.
Pittsburg, PA
Arthur Fiedler, John Williams and Keith Lockhart have all been the conductors of the ______ Pops Orchestra.
Boston, MA
State capital named for a renowned gentleman. Then again, he was beheaded and introduced tobacco to Europe.
Raleigh, NC
The one municipality in Nevada where prostitution is not legal.
Las Vegas, NV
This state capital was the name and setting for a popular 1975 movie and a 2012 TV series.
Nashville, TN
Kodak founder George Eastman also founded this cities School of Music. His home is also a museum of photography.
Rochester, NY
Currently the fourth largest city in the United States.
Houston, TX
Where Coca Cola was invented.
Atlanta, GA
Once the home of the Studebaker automobile company.
South Bend, IN
The popularity of the TV show "Breaking Bad" has lead to a surge tourism surge in this city.
Albuquerque, NM
Headquarters of the worlds largest beer brewing company.
St. Louis, MO
The Transamerica Pyramid is this cities tallest building.
San Francisco, CA
David Letterman got his start in TV as a local weatherman in this city.
Indianapolis, IN
In 1964 a teenaged Steven Spielberg screened an 8mm feature film at this cities "Little Theater".
Phoenix, AZ
Though it only has 31,000 inhabitants, this state capital is the second largest U.S. city in land area.
Juneau, AK
Home of Yale University.
New Haven, CT
Headquarters of AT&T, Southwest Airlines and Affiliated Computer Systems.
Dallas, TX
At least as far as firepower is concerned, this city suffered the worst arial attack by foreign aggressors in U.S. history
Honolulu, HI
Filmmaker John Waters has set and shot every one of his movies here.
Baltimore, MD
Don't forget, it's the home of the Alamo.
San Antonio, TX
Where the Civil War officially broke out.
Charleston, SC
Due to it's notoriously cold winters, this city constructed the worlds largest skyway system, stretching across sixty-nine city blocks.
Minneapolis, MN
U.S. Senator Corey Booker was formally the mayor of this city.
Newark, NJ
Unless you count Indianapolis, this is the only state capital actually named after its state.
Oklahoma City, OK
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Level 81
Sep 23, 2016
No way was Philadelphia the U.S. capital from 1890 to 1900.
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Sep 23, 2016
Narff! Messed up like the Liberty Bell. I'll make the correction immediately.