How Much Do You Know About Boston?

Boston - or Bawstin, if you're from there - Massachusetts is one of the longest-standing and most iconic big cities in the U.S. How much do you know about this city? Take our quiz to find out!
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What is the name of Boston's Major League Baseball team?
Yankees
Red Sox
Cubs
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Which historic event began in Boston?
American Civil War
The War of 1812
American Revolution
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Who was the mayor of Boston from 1993 to 2014?
Marty Walsh
Thomas Menino
Raymond Flynn
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What does "Southie" mean to Bostonians?
South Boston
South Shore
Southern Massachusetts
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Which of the following is not located in Boston?
Deer Island
Martha's Vineyard
Castle Island
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A tank of what substance erupted and killed 21 people in Boston in 1919?
molasses
gasoline
water
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What park do the Boston Red Sox play out of?
Fenway Park
Wrigley Field
Turner Park
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Boston has an area of approximately ______ square miles.
90
35
60
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Which of these rivers borders Boston to the north?
Mystic River
Charles River
Neponset River
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What do people in Boston call the subway?
The T
The Am
The Metro
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Where is Park Street Station located?
Boston Common
Freedom Trail
Chinatown
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What county is Boston located in?
Essex
Suffolk
Middlesex
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We'd say it's pretty clear you're not from Boston, but there's still a chance you are and just haven't absorbed any information while living there. If that's the case, you owe it to yourself and the city to study up and learn about this American icon!

C+, Baffled By Boston

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You're bound to Boston by a strong force - the same force that helped you do so well on this quiz! You clearly know what you're talking about when it comes to this iconic American city, even if you were tripped up by a couple of tougher questions on this quiz. Great work!

B+, Bound To Boston

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You truly are a Bostonian at heart - whether you've actually lived there at any point in your life or not. We have to imagine you do though, because we can't fathom anyone knowing this much about a city they're not from. Even bigger props to you for this score if we're wrong though!

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1
What is the name of Boston's Major League Baseball team?
Yankees
Red Sox
Cubs
2
Which historic event began in Boston?
American Civil War
The War of 1812
American Revolution
3
Who was the mayor of Boston from 1993 to 2014?
Marty Walsh
Thomas Menino
Raymond Flynn
4
What does "Southie" mean to Bostonians?
South Boston
South Shore
Southern Massachusetts
5
Which of the following is not located in Boston?
Deer Island
Martha's Vineyard
Castle Island
6
A tank of what substance erupted and killed 21 people in Boston in 1919?
molasses
gasoline
water
7
What park do the Boston Red Sox play out of?
Fenway Park
Wrigley Field
Turner Park
8
Boston has an area of approximately ______ square miles.
90
35
60
9
Which of these rivers borders Boston to the north?
Mystic River
Charles River
Neponset River
10
What do people in Boston call the subway?
The T
The Am
The Metro
11
Where is Park Street Station located?
Boston Common
Freedom Trail
Chinatown
12
What county is Boston located in?
Essex
Suffolk
Middlesex