How well do you know Pike Place Market?

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How Well Do You Know Pike Place Market? - Quiz

Pike Place Market is one the oldest and most famous running markets in the US. The market remains full of hustle and bustle because of thousands of farmers, artisans, small businesses, and locals who call it "home." Take this quiz to learn some interesting facts about the market. If you like the quiz, do share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Pike Place Market is located in

    • A.

      Denver

    • B.

      Chicago

    • C.

      Seattle

    • D.

      Austin

    Correct Answer
    C. Seattle
    Explanation
    Pike Place Market is located in Seattle. Pike Place Market is a famous public market in Seattle, Washington. It is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers' markets in the United States. The market is known for its fresh produce, seafood, and various artisanal products. It is a popular tourist attraction and a hub for local vendors and artisans.

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  • 2. 

    The market was opened in

    • A.

      1955

    • B.

      1910

    • C.

      1909

    • D.

      1907

    Correct Answer
    D. 1907
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1907. This is the only option that is a valid year before 1955.

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  • 3. 

    Which town is located to the north of the market?

    • A.

      Tacoma

    • B.

      Belltown

    • C.

      Everett

    • D.

      Bothell

    Correct Answer
    B. Belltown
    Explanation
    Belltown is the correct answer because it is the only option that is located to the north of the market. Tacoma, Everett, and Bothell are not mentioned in relation to their position in relation to the market, so they cannot be determined as being to the north or not.

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  • 4. 

    Before the creation of the Pike Place Market, where did the farmers sell their goods?

    • A.

      The York

    • B.

      The Lots

    • C.

      The Boulevard

    • D.

      The Point

    Correct Answer
    B. The Lots
    Explanation
    Farmers sold their goods at The Lots before the creation of Pike Place Market.

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  • 5. 

    How many business buildings with doors does the market has?

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      150

    • C.

      More than 200

    • D.

      Less than 100

    Correct Answer
    C. More than 200
    Explanation
    The market has more than 200 business buildings with doors. This means that there are at least 201 business buildings with doors in the market.

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  • 6. 

    The biggest threat faced by the market was

    • A.

      The Great Seattle Fire of 1889

    • B.

      The Flying Fish Fiasco of 1947

    • C.

      The Gum Wall Goodbye of 2015

    • D.

      The Pike Plaza Project of 1963

    Correct Answer
    D. The Pike Plaza Project of 1963
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Pike Plaza Project of 1963. This project posed a significant threat to the market as it involved the demolition of multiple buildings in the area, including the historic Pike Place Market. The project aimed to replace the market with a modern shopping center, which would have had a detrimental impact on the local economy and cultural heritage. However, due to public outcry and protests, the project was eventually halted, allowing Pike Place Market to be preserved and continue thriving as a popular tourist attraction and a symbol of Seattle's history.

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  • 7. 

    How many residential building does the market have?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 8
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the correct answer is 8. This implies that the market has a total of 8 residential buildings.

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  • 8. 

    When did Rachel the Piggy Bank arrive at the market?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    D. 1986
    Explanation
    Rachel the Piggy Bank arrived at the market in 1986.

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  • 9. 

    When did Billie the Piggy Bank arrived at the market?

    • A.

      2017

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2014

    • D.

      2011

    Correct Answer
    D. 2011
  • 10. 

    What was the first building in the market?

    • A.

      Market Place Tower

    • B.

      Main Arcade

    • C.

      Pine Building 

    • D.

      High Tower

    Correct Answer
    B. Main Arcade
    Explanation
    The Main Arcade is suggested as the first building in the market because it is the only option provided that is directly related to a market. The other options, such as Market Place Tower, Pine Building, and High Tower, do not explicitly mention a market. Therefore, the Main Arcade is the most logical choice as the first building in the market.

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