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The Ultimate Salt Lake City Quiz
by Staff
When you plan your next vacation, forget the coastal metropolises of New York and Los Angeles and try out Salt Lake City, Utah, instead. Salt Lake is a beautiful city full of brilliant architecture, a world-famous choir, and great restaurants. The area is surrounded by a stunning mountain range with great ski resorts. Take this quiz to learn more about the pleasures that await you in lively Salt Lake City.

How much is bus fare into Salt Lake City from the airport?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Which two interstates dissect Salt Lake City?

  • Interstates 15 and 80
  • Interstates 30 and 60
  • Interstates 45 and 55

The Wasatch Mountains are in which direction relative to the city?

  • to the north
  • to the east
  • to the south-southwest

How much does a trip on Salt Lake's light rail system cost?

  • It's free.
  • It costs $2.00
  • It costs $4.00

What is the name of Utah's NBA team?

  • The Utah Heat
  • The Utah Jazz
  • The Utah Mormons

Why do tourists get so tired when walking the streets of Salt Lake City?

  • the high altitude
  • the steep hills
  • the huge city center

Temple Square features a six-spire church belonging to which Christian denomination?

  • Catholic
  • Seventh-day Adventist
  • Mormon

Mormon Pioneers first arrived in Salt Lake City in which year?

  • 1776
  • 1847
  • 1933

The Utah Symphony performs at a concert hall named for which of these famous conductors?

  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Maurice Abravanel
  • James Levine

What is the name of Salt Lake City's most famous choir?

  • The Salt Lake City Singers
  • The Jazz Town Folk
  • The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

How many members does the Mormon Tabernacle Choir have?

  • 150
  • 250
  • 350

Approximately how many pipes does the Tabernacle organ have?

  • 1100
  • 11000
  • 110000

Where is Robert Smithson's work Spiral Jetty located?

  • Utah Museum of Art and History
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Great Salt Lake

The area of the city originally reserved for artisans was called what?

  • The Avenues
  • Exchange Place
  • Mormon Market

The Tabernacle was built without the use of which of these building tools?

  • metal nails
  • saws
  • hammers

Which annual film festival is held in Salt Lake City and the surrounding area?

  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Cannes Film Festival
  • Southern Utah International Documentary Film Festival

Why are you required to get a membership to a bar in Utah?

  • All bars in the State of Utah are legally considered private clubs.
  • The State of Utah need the money.
  • That is the way the State of Utah tracks alcohol consumption.

How large is Salt Lake's bird refuge?

  • 34,000 acres
  • 54,000 acres
  • 74,000 acres

Which Olympiad was held in Salt Lake City, Utah?

  • The XV Olympic Games
  • The XIX Winter Olympic Games
  • The XX Summer Olympic Games

At Gilgal Gardens you can find a sphinx with the face of which person?

  • Brigham Young
  • Joseph Smith
  • Jerry Sloan