CLEVELAND, Ohio – How well do you know Cleveland?
“Danger!” gave viewers a chance to test their knowledge of the city on Thursday evening as it had an entire category on Cleveland.
The Cleveland: News Clues category appeared on the first round of the show and the clues were read by WOIO Channel 19 news anchors Chris Frye and Nichole Vrsansky.
How do you think you would do that For people who have lived in the area for even a short time, the clues shouldn’t be too difficult … it wasn’t difficult for the participants to correctly answer each clue.
Time to get started, starting with the $ 200 selection. The right answers are at the end.
In 1967, Cleveland voters voted Democrat Carl Stokes over Republican Seth Taft. This made Stokes the first African American to hold that office in one of America’s largest cities.
This institution opened in downtown Cleveland on September 2, 1995 and celebrated with a star-studded show that features legend after legend, including Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan.
In 2018, this hometown hero and foundation teamed up with the Akron, Ohio Public School District to open a new school offering innovative teaching for students at risk.
In 1967, Dr. Rene Favaloro of the Cleveland Clinic took a vein from a patient’s leg and used it to direct blood flow around a clogged coronary artery, setting a milestone in today’s type of heart surgery.
In 1969, Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River was so badly polluted that an oil spill on the river’s surface caught fire, made national headlines, and helped establish this federal agency in 1970.
$ 200: What’s Mayor?
$ 400: What is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
$ 600: Who is LeBron James?
$ 800: What is Bypass?
$ 1,000: What is the EPA?