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US City Random Grid

Directions

First chose a difficulty by typing ‘beg’, ‘int’, ‘adv, or ‘exp’ – Beginner is 5 degrees, Intermediate 2.5 degrees, Advanced 1 degrees, and Expert 0.5 degrees. A grid of your chosen square size will be placed randomly on the map. Then, enter the largest city in each grid square of the size based on your difficulty. Green squares contain answers. Adv and Exp levels may take a few moments to load.

hugequiz Premium members will see the top 25 missed cities at the end of the quiz as purple markers – you can mouseover them to see city details for each.

Enter level to begin ('beg', 'int', 'adv', or 'exp').
   
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soundscape
8 years ago

I think there should’ve been a minimum of 5k population for this quiz instead of All. Not only would it mitigate the Alaska chore (though I’m all for its inclusion) but also some squares cover such tiny pieces of land that we’re left with unguessable podunks.

TexasRanger
8 years ago

darin, these are great. However, I have a bit of an issue including Alaska and Hawaii on these. In my view, limiting this to the contiguous 48 would be much better. There are so many tiny, unknown towns in Alaska (and Hawaii, to a lesser extent), I think US grid-square quizzes should just focus on the lower 48. Just my opinion, though – I’m not the one putting in the hard work to create these. Thanks!

soundscape
8 years ago
Reply to  TexasRanger

Alaska was always a pain on both grid and coverage quizzes. You just gotta memorise 10/15 places there and use them whenever needed. Hawaii is doable though. I see your point but excluding any of them would make the quiz look incomplete.

Ovamiat
8 years ago
Reply to  soundscape

Alaska needs to be covered simply because of the population of Anchorage, and the same goes for Hawaii with Honolulu.

This is the same argument I’ve tried using for Puerto Rico’s inclusion, since San Juan is one of the 50 largest cities in the US!

soundscape
8 years ago
Reply to  Ovamiat

Thing is Puerto Rico is not part of the US… it’s an unincorporated territory. If included we would also have to include Guam, American Samoa and so on…

Ovamiat
8 years ago
Reply to  darin

…and this is exactly why I support the Puerto Rico Statehood movement!

soundscape
8 years ago
Reply to  Ovamiat

For it to be included on HugeQuiz quizzes? 🙂

Ovamiat
5 years ago
Reply to  Ovamiat

When I made the comment, you could’ve said that… But now it’s for bigger reasons.

Two words: Hurricane Maria.

Speaking of which, how about some quizzes involving weather, Darin?

Ovamiat
5 years ago
Reply to  soundscape

Throw ’em in! I don’t mind!

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