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Fun Facts About Boston, Massachusetts

How much do you know about the history and culture of Boston, Massachusetts?

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How much do you know about the history and culture of Boston, Massachusetts?

1. Where did the Battle of Bunker Hill take place?

  • Breed's Hill
  • Bunker Hill
  • Revere Hill
  • Bunker Fort

2. What is Fenway Park's leftfield wall called?

  • Lee the Leftfield Wall
  • Hank
  • Wallace the Red Wall
  • The Green Monster

3. Why is the USS Constitution called "Old Ironsides"?

  • Its sides are made of iron
  • Its cannons only shot iron cannonballs
  • It was the first submarine
  • Its wooden sides easily repelled cannonballs

4. Where would you find Frog Pond?

  • Frog Park
  • The Boston Public Garden
  • The New England Aquarium
  • The Boston Common

5. What type of smith was Paul Revere?

  • Goldsmith
  • Locksmith
  • Blacksmith
  • Silversmith

6. What is NOT a first for Boston?

  • First Public School
  • First Public Library
  • First to declare independence from England
  • First Public Park

7. What tops the gold dome of the (New) State House?

  • A lobster
  • An eagle
  • A turkey
  • A pinecone

8. What event takes place on Patriot's Day?

  • The Boston Tea Party Re-enactment
  • Chowderfest
  • The Taste of Boston
  • The Boston Marathon

9. What is the nickname for Faneuil Hall?

  • The Cradle of Liberty
  • The House of Justice
  • The Hall of Liberty
  • The Hall of Justice

10. What revolutionary group was responsible for the Boston Tea Party?

  • The Brothers of Independence
  • The Minutemen
  • The Green Mountain Boys
  • The Sons of Liberty

1. Where did the Battle of Bunker Hill take place?
Breed's Hill

2. What is Fenway Park's leftfield wall called?
The Green Monster

3. Why is the USS Constitution called "Old Ironsides"?
Its wooden sides easily repelled cannonballs

4. Where would you find Frog Pond?
The Boston Common

5. What type of smith was Paul Revere?
Silversmith

6. What is NOT a first for Boston?
First to declare independence from England

7. What tops the gold dome of the (New) State House?
A pinecone

8. What event takes place on Patriot's Day?
The Boston Marathon

9. What is the nickname for Faneuil Hall?
The Cradle of Liberty

10. What revolutionary group was responsible for the Boston Tea Party?
The Sons of Liberty

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