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Detroit, Michigan... or District 12, Hunger Games

Each of the following facts applies to Detroit or District 12 from the Hunger Games. Can you tell the difference between a dystopian, nightmarish hellscape, and a fictional place featured in the Hunger Games series?
Yeah yeah yeah, Detroit Renaissance. I hope it's recovering, too!
Quotes are taken from Detroit's Wikipedia or from District 12's fan Wiki.
Quiz by Dimby
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Last updated: September 28, 2023
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1. Many buildings were burned down during a violent uprising.
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2. Characterized by haunting landscapes of rusting factories, abandoned buildings, and crumbling infrastructure.
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3. Food is extremely difficult to acquire, and many families live in abject poverty. Starvation and death are rampant.
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4. Its primary urban area houses more than half of all people in the state/District.
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5. Murder rates are very high, about 7 times higher than the national average.
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6. Has a rich history intertwined with vehicle manufacturing.
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7. Suffered a dramatic decrease in population in a relatively short period of time.
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8. Historically known for its strong coal mining industry and extensive coal beds.
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9. Located in a region that could accurately be described as "Appalachian".
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10. Located in the geographic region that encompasses the contiguous 48 States.
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11. A short distance south of the last vestiges of the metropolis is a vast body of water, an intimidating body of water, that some might mistakenly call... eerie.
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12. The city square, called "The Hob" by locals, features various social and cultural events.
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13. Officials constructed a fence meant to keep wild animals out, but its real purpose was to prevent people from escaping into the wilderness.
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14. Has a long history of competing and winning major sporting competitions, having won a total of 22 national-level sporting competitions.
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15. The powerful in the Capitol are far away, but citizens must abide by their laws anyway.
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16. Was once a key stop for refugees trying to escape to Canada.
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17. The entire place went bankrupt.
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18. Regularly offers its children as tribute to the totalitarian regime.
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6 Comments
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Level 90
Sep 28, 2023
#1 The 1967 riots did significant damage to Detroit and occurred as a rebellion against the police.

#4 I'm not sure how you define "wilderness beyond the urban area" but most of the area outside the urban sprawl of Detroit is farmland.

#11 The southern border of Detroit is the Detroit River. You might argue that a tiny portion of the far east end of Detroit borders Lake St. Clair, but the lake is not very large, and it likely formed not from glacial erosion but from the land rebounding after deglaciation.

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Level 78
Sep 28, 2023
All good points. Spruced it up and made it better. Thanks, I like this quiz now. :)
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Level ∞
Sep 28, 2023
Good concept.

Agree that #4 and #11 are incorrect.

I did get #1 but hesitated due to the 1967 riots. Maybe add "rebellion against the national government" or something.

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Level 78
Sep 28, 2023
Thanks. Made some fixes.
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Level 60
Sep 28, 2023
Always fun to see your quizzes, Dimby.
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Level 78
Sep 28, 2023
Thanks!