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Question 1: Broad Street (Philadelphia's equivalent of 14th St.) is also known as ________.
Pennsylvania Route 611Pennsylvania Route 29Pennsylvania Route 309Interstate 476

Question 2: Joey Bishop, actor, comedian, member of the "________"[20][22]
Sammy Davis, Jr.Frank SinatraPeter LawfordRat Pack

Question 3: Vincent Persichetti, composer, pianist, teacher at the ________ (students included Philip Glass, Hall Overton, Kenneth Fuchs and Thelonious Monk)[27]
New York UniversityFordham UniversityJuilliard SchoolColumbia University

Question 4: Joseph Stefano, ________ winning screenwriter (Psycho)[27]
Ruth RendellEdgar AwardWhip HandThe Perfect Murder

Question 5: ________, drummer and co-founder of The Roots[23]
Black ThoughtQuestlovePhrenology (album)Things Fall Apart (album)

Question 6: Even with this dramatic growth in population, the low funding of education by the city resulted in the first ________ not being formed in South Philadelphia until 1934.
Gymnasium (school)Secondary educationHigh schoolPublic school (government funded)

Question 7: Al Fisher, guard for the ________[27]
Cincinnati BengalsCleveland BrownsCincinnati BearcatsKent State Golden Flashes

Question 8: ________, mezzo-soprano (Metropolitan Opera, Grammy Award for Porgy and Bess)[27]
BaritoneFlorence QuivarBetty AllenKathleen Battle

Question 9: Many are located on the largely ________ 2nd street (Two Street).
Irish AmericanScottish AmericanGerman AmericanItalian American

Question 10: An increase in immigration has given South Philadelphia significant populations from Vietnam, ________, Thailand, Italy, Russia, and Mexico, as well as smaller populations from dozens of nations across the world.
Papua New GuineaCanadaCambodiaMalaysia







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