Okay trivia buffs, it’s time to put your knowledge of St. Louis to the test. This quiz will cover everything from history, to food, to architecture. Don’t forget to share your results when you finish! Good luck 👍
Which type of food is St. Louis known to consume more than any city (per capita)?
...by a long shot. In fact, St. Louisans buy nearly twice as much BBQ sauce in a year as average Americans.
How much can the Gateway Arch sway?
The Arch is designed to sway as much as 18 inches. It takes a 50-mph wind to move the top 1.5 inches each side of center.
Which popular soda was invented in St. Louis?
7 Up was created by Charles Leiper Grigg, who came up with the formula for a lemon-lime soft drink in 1929.
How many Imo's Pizza locations are there?
That's a lot of provel cheese...
How many breweries are in Downtown St. Louis?
We love our suds in St. Louis
What year was gooey butter cake invented?
According to legend, a German baker added the wrong proportions of ingredients in the cake batter he was making. It wasn't a mistake after all!
Which cut of meat is a staple of St. Louis?
If you ask butchers outside of St. Louis for a pork steak, they might look at you a little funny.
Cotton candy made its debut at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis. At that time, what was it called?
We think cotton candy sounds better than all of those
Which St. Louis chef has been nominated for 5 James Beard Awards?
Check out Gerard's South American restaurant, Cinder House, atop the Four Seasons Hotel. You'll thank us later.
In what year was St. Louis' iconic fleur-de-lis flag officially adopted?
The flag was designed by Yale University professor Theodore Sizer and has been recognized as one of the top 5 city flags in the U.S.
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