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Las Vegas True or False

Can you guess whether these statements about Las Vegas are true or false?
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Last updated: October 29, 2021
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1. Las Vegas is the capital of Nevada
True
False
2. The Las Vegas Strip is actually outside the official city limits
True
False
It's located directly to the south in the unincorporated community of Paradise
3. Las Vegas is Spanish for "the plains"
True
False
Las Vegas is Spanish for "the meadows"
4. Prostitution is illegal in Las Vegas
True
False
5. Opening in 1966, Caesar's Palace is the oldest casino still operating on the Strip
True
False
Opening in 1946, the Flamingo is the oldest casino still operating on the Strip
6. It sometimes snows in Las Vegas
True
False
7. Las Vegas is further north than Washington, D.C.
True
False
8. During the 1950s, mushroom clouds from nuclear testing were visible from Las Vegas hotels
True
False
9. The Sunset Limited, a passenger train which runs from Los Angeles to New Orleans, stops in Las Vegas
True
False
10. Las Vegas gets almost all its electricity from the Hoover Dam
True
False
Most of the city's power comes from other sources and most of the dam's power is exported to Arizona and California
11. Las Vegas was the site of the worst mass shooting in US history
True
False
The Mandalay Bay shooting killed 60 and wounded 867
12. The Venetian Resort (which includes the Venetian and the Palazzo) is the largest hotel in the world
True
False
It was overtaken in 2021 by the First World Hotel & Plaza in Malaysia
13. As measured by domestic flights only, Las Vegas' airport is the busiest in the United States
True
False
In 2020 it ranked seventh (Atlanta was first)
14. The films Ocean's 11, Ocean's 12 and Ocean's 13 are set in Las Vegas
True
False
Ocean's 12 is set in Europe
15. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, the beginning of the CSI TV series franchise, was set in Las Vegas
True
False
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