There's something compelling about Las Vegas, the city dubbed the "Entertainment Capital of the World." Once a small watering hole, it's now a jewel amid an arid desert. Take our quiz and find out more about Las Vegas, from its history to its climate to its main attractions.
In what year was the city of Las Vegas founded?
Who opened the first hotel in Las Vegas?
How many people visited Las Vegas in 2005?
How long is the Las Vegas Strip?
How many feet high does the XScream Thrill ride rise?
Which of these celebrity chefs has a restaurant in Las Vegas?
What does Las Vegas mean?
"Place of Entertainment"
What is the safety situation in Vegas?
extremely safe; no need to lock your doors
How many people live in Las Vegas?
On average, how many days a year are sunny in Las Vegas?
During what months are flash floods common?
June and July
August and September
December and January
From the airport, how much could you expect to pay a taxi to get to the Stratosphere Hotel?
What is the rule unique to Vegas about turning right?
You can turn right only when the traffic light is orange.
You can turn right from any lane.
You can turn right on a red.
What is the best way to get into the city from the airport?
How much does the monorail cost?
$1 per ticket
$2.50 per ticket
$5 per ticket
At which hotel is Tutankhamen's tomb and museum located?
How many gallons is the salt water aquarium at the Silverton Hotel?
Where is the best place to stand to view the erupting volcano at the Mirage hotel?
on the west side of the strip
on the north end of the boulevard
on the Strip side of the pond
Which hotel was featured at the end of Oceans Eleven?
What creature would you be surprised to find at the Wildlife Habitat?