How Much Do You Know about Kansas City?

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Kansas City is the largest city in which state?
Missouri
Which Major League Baseball team won the 2015 World Series?
Kansas City Royals
What is KC’s National Football League team called?
Kansas City Chiefs
In which stadium do they play?
Arrowhead Stadium
What is KC’s Major League Soccer team called?
Sporting Kansas City
What was the soccer team’s name from 1997-2011?
Wizards
KC is at the confluence of two rivers, the Missouri and the ?
Kansas River
Three major western trails began in KC. Name the longest.
The Oregon Trail
Name the trail which branched from ^
The California Trail
Name the trail which went southwest
The Santa Fe Trail
Surname of Quantrill Raider “Bloody Bill” whose sister died in a KC Confederate prison collapse
Anderson
Which religious group built the first school in the area?
The Mormons
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Which nearby town was the home of President Harry S. Truman?
Independence
Whose political machine launched Truman’s career?
Thomas Joseph Pendergast
What was occurring on the Hyatt Regency walkway when it collapsed in 1981 killing 114 people?
Tea Dance
KC is known for steaks and which other food?
Barbecue
Who started the Laugh-O-Gram animation studio in KC after WW I?
Walt Disney
Crown Center is the headquarters of which greeting card company?
Hallmark
KC is known for having the second-most of these in the world (after Rome)
Fountains
KC is known for having the second-most of these in the world (after Paris)
Boulevards
This actor from Hotel Rwanda and Crash was born in KC
Don Cheadle
KC sits on the edge of ___ Alley, a region of powerful storms
Tornado
UMKC’s mascot
Kasey Kangaroo
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