More Philly Than Phooey

There are many people who claim the City of Brotherly Love for their home. From Harrisburg to Camden to Trenton, South to Wilmington and Dover, and north to the Poconos. A true Philadelphian lives and dies by his sports teams and our historic forefathers and institutions. This quiz will tell you whether you are truly from Philly!

If you scored above 80, your a Philly genius. If you scored below 40 your are a Philly Phooey Phoney! If that's you, go back to the Web and learn about our great city and its sports teams and history. If you're a genius, sit back, relax and enjoy a chessesteak and a cold Ballantine!

Created by: Robert Stover
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
3. Who were the Broad Street Bullies?
The Philadelphia Police Force
A street gang
The 1972-74 Flyers
The Septa Transit Police
The tough kids at Temple University
The Mothers of Invention
4. The Ridge Avenue Line is?
The line painted in the middle of Ridge Avenue
a subway spur line
the punch line to a joke
a painting
a water main under Ridge avenue
5. Who is Hy Lit?
a hippie in Fairmount park
a famous t.v. personality
a disc jockey
a famous radio personality from the 60's and 70's
Dave and Linda Lit's little boy
a joint
6. He was the conductor of the Philadelphia Philharmonic Orchestra in four different decades
Eugene Ormondy
Leonard Bernstein
Cat Stevens
George Takei
Greg Luzinski
Bobby Clarke
7. The four stadiums that the Phillies have played in are:
Pie Traynor, Shibe Park/Connie Mack, George Gershwin, Veterans Stadium
Shibe Park/Connie Mack, Bobby Clarke, Municipal, JFK
Veterans Stadium, Shibe Park/Connie Mack, The Palestra, Lincoln Financial
Baker Bowl, Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium, Veteran's Stadium, Citizen's Bank Park
Franklin Field, Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium, The Spectrum, Exposition Park
The Polo Grounds, Yankee Stadium, The Polo Grounds, Shea Stadium
8. The four stadiums that the Eagles have played in are:
Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium, Municipal Stadium, Franklin Field, Lincoln Financial
Municipal Stadium, Baker Bowl, Exposition Park, Veteran's Stadium
Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium, Baker Bowl, Franklin Field, Lincoln Financial
The Polo Grounds, The Meadowlands, Yankee Stadium, Ebbetts Field
Exposition Park, Lincoln Financial, Municipal Stadium, Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium
Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium, Franklin Field, Veteran's Stadium, Lincoln Financial
9. the four professional football teams that have called Philadelphia home are? (Steagles don't count)
Eagles, Stars, A's and Phillies
Eagles, Flyers, 76'ers and Phillies
Eagles, Bell, Stars and Yellow Jackets
Eagles, Beagles, Steelers and Giants
Eagles, Bell, A's and Phillies
Eagles, Steagles, Beagles and Regals
10. The Philadelphia Electric Factory was a?
Electric generating plant
A posh restaurant
A gift shop
A concert venue
Home of Philadephia Power
11. The United States Senator that formerly pitched for the Phillies is:
Chris Short
Art Mahaffey
Steve Carlton
Bob Buehl
Jim Bunning
Robin Roberts
12. The Mummers are?
Social clubs that make costumes and March down Broad Street on New Year's Day
Egyptian Sarcophagi
A dance troupe
The official Philadelphia Ballet Company
Children with a speech impediment
George Bush's cabinet
13. Pat and Geno are?
Father & Son
Domestic Partners
Cheesesteak Makers
14. The Philadelphia University whose sports team mascot is not an animal or bird is?
St. Joseph's University
University of Philadelphia
15. The posh downtown neighborhood west of Broad Street and South of Market Street between 18th and 30th Streets is called?
Society Hill
Elfreth's Alley
Rittenhouse Square
University City
Little Italy
16. Philadelphia was once the home of which historic railroad?
Penn Central
Philadelphia Railway Company
Reading Railroad
Pennsylvania Railroad
Pennsylvania-Reading Railroad
The Long Island Railroad
17. The Philadelphia native who dealt Mohammed Ali his first loss as a professional boxer was?
Gene Tunney
Jersey Joe Walcott
Rocky Marciano
Joe Louis
Joe Frazier
Gentleman Jim Corbett
18. The Philadelphia icon who hosted a live teen music and dance television program in Philadelphia in the 1950's and 1960's was
Hy Lit
Dick Clarke
Chief Halftown
Wee Willie Webber
Sally Starr
Frank Rizzo
19. The Philadelphia Zoo and Mann Music Center are located in?
Center City
West Philly
South Philly
North Philly
The Greater Northeast
Fairmount Park
20. Ben Franklin's Tomb is located at?
Franklin Cemetery
Independence Hall
Carpenter Hall
City Hall
Christ Church

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