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The Ultimate Seattle Quiz
by Staff
What do you think of when people mention Seattle, Washington? Some people might think about rain, but others remember that it’s the birthplace of Jimi Hendrix, Microsoft, and Starbucks coffee. Give this fascinating town a try on your next vacation, but take our quiz first to learn more about how Seattle works.

Which of these snow-capped mountains will you find to the south of Seattle?

  • Mount Rainier
  • Mount Everest
  • Mount Olympus

How tall is Mount Rainier?

  • 10,000 feet
  • 12,000 feet
  • 14,000 feet

Seattle was the birthplace of which famous rock guitarist?

  • Steve Vai
  • Carlos Santana
  • Jimi Hendrix

How large is the city of Seattle?

  • 84 square miles
  • 840 square miles
  • 8,400 square miles

What is the name of the tower crowning Seattle's skyline?

  • Sears Tower
  • CN Tower
  • Space Needle

Approximately how many people live in Seattle?

  • 300000
  • 600000
  • 900000

How much rain does Seattle get annually?

  • 17 inches
  • 27 inches
  • 37 inches

What is the average temperature in Seattle during its warmest months?

  • 70 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 80 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 90 degrees Fahrenheit

The headquarters of which major hi-tech company is located in Seattle?

  • Microsoft
  • Apple
  • Google

How far is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) from downtown Seattle ?

  • 2 miles
  • 20 miles
  • 200 miles

How much does luxury car service from the airport to the city center cost?

  • between $12 and $20
  • between $22 and $30
  • between $32 and $40

Which two interstate highways meet in the southern area of Seattle?

  • Interstate 5 and Interstate 90
  • Interstate 10 and Interstate 95
  • Interstate 15 and Interstate 100

How do people usually cross Puget Sound?

  • They fly by helicopter.
  • They take a ferry.
  • They swim.

Which of these is Seattle's biggest annual party?

  • Seattle Summertime Celebration
  • Puget Sound Day
  • Seafair

What happened to the original city of Seattle?

  • The original city was torn down to make way for the new one.
  • The original city burned to the ground.
  • The current city is the original city.

What is the name of Seattle's NFL team?

  • Mariners
  • Seahawks
  • Super Sonics

How many professional sports teams are there in Seattle?

  • two
  • three
  • four

Seattle is also famous for which glass artist?

  • Dale Chihuly
  • Mark Chagall
  • Gianni Tosso

How many books are housed at the Seattle Central Library?

  • 14000
  • 140000
  • 1.4 million

Which style of music was invented in Seattle?

  • heavy metal
  • punk rock
  • grunge rock