How well do you know Philadelphia?

September 1, 2009


This might be your third time to the NAB Radio Show in Philadelphia. Have you learned anything?

1. The first daily newspaper was published in Philadelphia. What year did it start?

  • 1777
  • 1784
  • 1780
  • 1779

    2. Fairmount Park in Philadelphia is the largest city park in the U.S. How many acres is it?

  • around 7,000
  • around 9,000
  • around 8,000
  • around 5,000

    3. How much does the Liberty Bell weigh?

  • 2,080 pounds
  • 2,100 pounds
  • 1,940 pounds
  • 1,867 pounds

    4. Benjamin Franklin is buried in Christ Church cemetery along with four other signers of the Declaration of Independence. Who are they?

  • Joseph Hewes
  • Francis Hopkinson
  • George Ross
  • Dr. Benjamin Rush
  • All of the above


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