Let's Talk About Metro Detroit! geography Exam

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Geography Quizzes & Trivia

The Detroit metropolitan is a major metropolitan in America consisting or Detroit and its surrounding area. Take up the quiz below and see just how much you know about this area and the features that surround it and the history behind the area. All the best as you explore your surroundings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What river runs 126 miles through many communities in metro Detroit?
    • A. 

      Clinton River

    • B. 

      Rouge River

    • C. 

      St. Clair River

    • D. 

      Huron River

  • 2. 
    What is the largest inland lake in southeast Michigan?
    • A. 

      Walled Lake

    • B. 

      Island Lake

    • C. 

      Cass Lake

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Lake

  • 3. 
    What is Detroit's approximate elevation above sea level?
    • A. 

      210 feet

    • B. 

      445 feet

    • C. 

      665 feet

    • D. 

      1030 feet

  • 4. 
    What is the warmest temperature on record for Detroit?
    • A. 

      101 degrees F

    • B. 

      105 degrees F

    • C. 

      108 degrees F

    • D. 

      111 degrees F

  • 5. 
    Which metro Detroit suburb got its name after an electric lineman saw something in abundance and put this name on his report?
    • A. 

      Oak Park

    • B. 

      Garden City

    • C. 

      Rockwood

    • D. 

      Ferndale

  • 6. 
    What year was the Ambassador Bridge opened for traffic?
    • A. 

      1929

    • B. 

      1936

    • C. 

      1939

    • D. 

      1947

  • 7. 
    Which famous Detroit street was the first in the nation to be paved, in 1909?
    • A. 

      Woodward Avenue

    • B. 

      Michigan Avenue

    • C. 

      Gratiot Avenue

    • D. 

      Big Beaver Road

  • 8. 
    Which if the following suburbs is NOT a "Downriver community?"
    • A. 

      Trenton

    • B. 

      Belleville

    • C. 

      Gibraltar

    • D. 

      Wyandotte

  • 9. 
    What is the coldest temperature on record in Detroit (not including wind chill)?
    • A. 

      21 below F

    • B. 

      29 below F

    • C. 

      33 below F

    • D. 

      37 below F

  • 10. 
    What is 8 Mile?
    • A. 

      The border between Oakland and Wayne county

    • B. 

      A movie

    • C. 

      The same surveying line that makes the border between Wisconsin and Illinois

    • D. 

      All of the above