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Trivia quiz questions with answers about Detroit Michigan

Detroit is the largest city in what U.S. state?
A: Michigan.

It is also the largest U.S. city on what?
A: The United States–Canada border.

It is the seat of government of what county?
A: Wayne County.

The City of Detroit had what population at the 2020 census?
A: of 639,111.

The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to how many people?
A: 4.3 million.


That makes it the second largest in the Midwest after what?
A: The Chicago metropolitan area, and the 14th-largest in the United States.

Regarded as a major cultural center, Detroit is known for its contributions to what?
A: Music, art, architecture, and design, in addition to its historical automotive background.

Time named Detroit as one of what?
A: One of the fifty World's Greatest Places of 2022 to explore.

Detroit is a major port on what river?
A: The Detroit River.

It’s one of the four major straits that connect the Great Lakes system to what?
A: The Saint Lawrence Seaway.


The City of Detroit anchors the second-largest regional economy in the Midwest, behind who?
A: Chicago and ahead of Minneapolis–Saint Paul, and the 14th-largest in the United States.

Detroit is best known as the center of what?
A: The U.S. automobile industry.

The "Big Three" auto manufacturers General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis North America (Chrysler) are all headquartered where?
A: In Metro Detroit.

Detroit and its neighboring Canadian city Windsor are connected through what?
A: A highway tunnel, railway tunnel, and the Ambassador Bridge, which is the second-busiest international crossing in North America, after San Diego–Tijuana.

As Detroit's industrialization took off, the Detroit River became what?
A: The busiest commercial hub in the world.


The freight throughput was more than three times that of who?
A: New York and about four times that of London.

By the 1940s, the city's population remained what?
A: The fourth largest in the country.

Since reaching a peak of 1.85 million at the 1950 census, Detroit's population has declined by how much?
A: More than 65 percent.

In 2013, Detroit became the largest U.S. city to file for what?
A: Bankruptcy, which it successfully exited in December 2014.

In 2015, Detroit was named a "City of Design" by whom?
A: UNESCO, the first U.S. city to receive that designation.


In the 17th century, the region was inhabited by whom?
A: Huron, Odawa, Potawatomi and Iroquois peoples.

In 1805, a fire destroyed what?
A: Most of the Detroit settlement, which had primarily buildings made of wood.

One stone fort, a river warehouse, and brick chimneys of former wooden homes were what?
A: The sole structures to survive.

Of the 600 Detroit residents in this area, how many died in the fire?
A: None.

In what year was the settlement incorporated as a city?
Q: In 1815.

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