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The Ultimate Phoenix Quiz
by Staff
Where are you planning to go for your next vacation? Consider Phoenix, Arizona -- not only is the weather great, there are hundreds of great activities you can enjoy in the vicinity. You can golf, go fishing by the lake, and even enjoy the splendor of the Grand Canyon during the day, and at night you can hit the clubs.

Phoenix, Arizona is made up of how many independent communities?

  • 2
  • 12
  • 22

How many days of sun does Phoenix get each year?

  • 125
  • 225
  • 325

Phoenix is also referred to as which of these?

  • The Valley of the Sun
  • The Land of Milk and Honey
  • The Land of Re-birth

How many people visit Phoenix each year?

  • 5 million
  • 8 million
  • 13 million

Which of these famous U.S. landmarks is located just a few hours from Phoenix, Arizona?

  • Grand Canyon
  • Mt. Rushmore
  • Yellowstone National Park

Approximately how many people live in the Phoenix metro area?

  • one million
  • four million
  • seven million

By what percentage did the population of Phoenix increase in the 1990s?

  • 15 percent
  • 30 percent
  • 45 percent

What is the general climate of Phoenix, Arizona?

  • tropical
  • desert
  • forest

What is the average altitude of The Valley?

  • 1,000 feet below sea level
  • sea level
  • 1,000 feet above sea level

Approximately what percentage of daylight hours in the area are cloud-free?

  • 80 percent
  • 90 percent
  • 100 percent

Which of these rock stars has a night club in the heart of downtown Phoenix?

  • David Lee Roth
  • Alice Cooper
  • Gene Simmons

What does an all-day bus pass cost in Phoenix?

  • 3.6
  • 6.25
  • 9.75

What is the name of Phoenix's free shuttle system?

  • Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH)
  • Free Luxury Advantage Shuttle (FLASH)
  • Citizen's Recreational Availability Shuttle (CRASH)

The Cactus League is division of which sport?

  • Professional Bowlers Association
  • Major League Baseball
  • Professional Golfers' Association

How many major sports teams does Phoenix have?

  • two
  • three
  • four

How many species of plants can you find at the Desert Botanical Garden?

  • 2500
  • 4000
  • 6500

Which of these is considered the most affluent, trendiest part of the Phoenix metro area?

  • Scottsdale
  • Chandler
  • Mesa

Which famous American architect built Taliesin West?

  • Daniel Burnham
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Adrian D. Smith

On which days does the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art offer free tours?

  • Sunday
  • Tuesday
  • Thursday

Which area of Phoenix should you go to if you want to shop for antiques?

  • Tempe
  • Glendale
  • Peoria