West Michigan Secrets

There are many smart people, but few can be considered to be a "West Michigan Secret Sluth". This quiz will determine whether you are a geninus at West Michigan's History.

Are YOU a "West Michigan Secret Sluth" Do you know the secrets that have yet to be told? Thanks to this great quiz, in just a few minutes you'll find out!

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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?
Male
Female
3. What was John Ball's occupation?
Dentist
Doctor
Butcher
Zookeeper
Lawyer
Teacher
4. Who was the first mayor of Grand Rapids?
Walker Leonard
Bob Prince
Henry Williams
Thom Wealthy
Cherie Jefferson
Sarah Highland
5. Until 1880, what was the dominant ethnic group on the West Side of Grand Rapids?
Polish
German
French
Russian
Italian
Chinese
6. Who brought a bi-plane to the September 3, 1911 West Michigan Fair?
The Wright Brothers
Earle Ovington
Harriet Quimby
Ray Howard
Kirby Grant
Elinor Smith
7. What actor, who appeared in many films with Katherine Hepburn, was part of a Grand Rapids acting troupe early in his career?
Cary Grant
Geroge Cukor
Humphrey Bogart
Brian Aherne
Edmund Gwenn
Spencer Tracey
8. When was the first Festival of the Arts held in downtown Grand Rapids?
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
9. At what Grand Rapids store did Betty Ford work?
Meijer
Herposheimer's
Grand Rapids Five & Dime
Grand Rapids Store Equipment Co.,
YWCA
McDonald's
10. Who is known as the father of Grand Rapids' Boy Scouting?
Alexander Calder
Gerald R. Ford
Captain Charles E. Belknap
Arnold Gingrich
Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg
Byron Root Pierce
11. What were the L&L Jenison, F.J. Porter and W.H. Barrett?
Department stores
Famous attorneys
Shoe company
Popular singers in Grand Rapids
Steamboats on the Grand River
Trains
12. What three American Indian tribes are represented in the earth mounds in Ah-Nab-Awen Bicentennial Park?
Saginaw-Chippewa, Ottawa and Potawatomi
Keweenah, Chippewa and Ottawa
Seneca, Chippewa, and Cayuga
Ottawa, Chippewa and Potawatomi
Ottawa, Potawatomi, and Cayuga
Potawatomi, Chippewa, and Wampanoag

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