Baltimore City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Baltimore and its suburbs?
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Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: February 18, 2022
First submittedJuly 27, 2020
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Baltimore overlooks this ocean bay
Chesapeake
Baseball player who grew up at St. Mary's Industrial School for Boys
Babe Ruth
Author of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Francis Scott Key
He wrote it while watching the bombardment of this fort
Fort McHenry
Baltimore forms the fourth most populous CSA in the nation with this city
Washington D.C.
Message sent by Samuel Morse via telegraph from that city to Baltimore
What Hath God
Wrought
Most common nickname of Baltimore
Charm City
NFL team of Baltimore
Baltimore Ravens
MLB team of Baltimore
Baltimore Orioles
Sports complex that is the home field of the above
Camden Yards
Baltimore-native who became the first black Supreme Court justice
Thurgood Marshall
"The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Raven" author
Edgar Allan Poe
Entrepreneur after whom several places in Baltimore is named;
including a university and two hospitals
Johns Hopkins
Musical that features the song "Good Morning Baltimore"
Hairspray
Guillermo del Toro movie about a mute girl who falls in love with a
captured humanoid amphibian creature
The Shape of Water
Crime TV show created by former police reporter David Simon
The Wire
1904 event that caused the destruction of more than 1,500 buildings
Great Baltimore Fire
Main daily newspaper of Baltimore
The Baltimore Sun
Transportation hub that was originally called "Union Station"
Penn Station
Landmark that was opened in 1981
National Aquarium
Name one of the three cities with more than 250,000 people, this has a higher
murder rate than Baltimore
St. Louis |
New Orleans | Detroit
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Level 80
Feb 18, 2022
The "more of these per capita" question is pretty vague. There are many answers that could probably fit this question:

Domino's sugar factories; horse-drawn Arabbers; restaurants serving crabcakes; professional sports teams with birds as their mascots; etc.

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Level 85
Mar 2, 2022
I was hoping for a John Waters-related question, but still a good quiz.
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Level 61
Mar 15, 2022
might want to clarify CSA as it means many different things