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Welcome to Boston trivia! Test your knowledge of the history and culture of America's oldest city with this fun and informative quiz. The city of Boston is known for its historical sites, rich culture, and world-renowned universities. From the Battle of Lexington and Concord to the Boston Tea Party, the city has played an important role in American history. From the Red Sox and Patriots to the cafes and galleries, there is no shortage of things to discover in this vibrant city. Find out how much you know about Boston by taking this quiz and brush up on your knowledge of the birthplace of America!

1) What is the oldest public park in Boston?

  • Franklin Park
  • Boston Common
  • The Esplanade
  • Arnold Arboretum

2) Who wrote the song "Dirty Water" which is the unofficial anthem to Boston?

  • Steven Tyler
  • Dropkick Murphys
  • The Cars
  • Aerosmith

3) What event is held on Patriot's Day every year in Boston?

  • The Red Sox Game
  • The Marathon
  • The Harborfest
  • The Duck Boat Parade

4) How many presidents have hailed from Boston?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

5) What is the highest point in Boston?

  • Bunker Hill Monument
  • Fenway Park
  • The Prudential Tower
  • Mount Auburn

6) What kind of tree is the "The Great Tree" in Boston Common?

  • Oak
  • Maple
  • Elm
  • Pine

7) Who wrote the song "Sweet Caroline", which is a common sing-along at Boston Red Sox games?

  • Neil Diamond
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Ed Sheeran
  • David Bowie

8) What is the most populous neighborhood in Boston?

  • South Boston
  • North End
  • Jamaica Plain
  • Dorchester

9) What body of water does Boston sit on?

  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Long Island Sound
  • Mystic River
  • Charles River

10) What color are the City of Boston's official flag?

  • Blue and Yellow
  • Red and Blue
  • Orange and White
  • Blue and White

11) What is the first public school in the United States?

  • Boston Latin School
  • Cambridge Public School
  • Harvard University
  • Fitchburg High School

12) What department store has been a fixture of Downtown Boston since the 1800s?

  • Macy's
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Bloomingdales
  • Filene's Basement

13) What is the name for Boston's North End neighborhood?

  • Beacon Hill
  • Little Italy
  • Back Bay
  • Southie

14) What is the name of Boston's public transit system?

  • MBTA
  • MTA

15) What battle kicked off the Revolutionary War?

  • Bunker Hill
  • Lexington and Concord
  • Saratoga
  • Trenton

16) What is the name of the main airport in Boston?

  • Boston Logan International Airport
  • Boston International Airport
  • Boston Regional Airport
  • Massachusetts International Airport

17) What is one of the most historic cemeteries in Boston?

  • Forest Hills Cemetery
  • Mount Auburn Cemetery
  • Granary Burying Ground
  • Old Burial Hill

18) What is the name of the giant orange Citgo sign in Kenmore Square?

  • The Big Orange
  • The Big Sign
  • The Big Apple
  • The Big C

19) What is the name of Boston's most recognizable sports team?

  • Bruins
  • Celtics
  • Red Sox
  • Revolution

20) According to legend, what did Paul Revere shout when he rode through the streets of Boston warning that the British were coming?

  • "Fire in the hole!"
  • "The British are coming!"
  • "Time to wake up!"
  • "Main Street is closing!"

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