Luke's Miami pop quiz

As part of Luther Campbell's goal to ensure local construction jobs at county-funded projects go to Miami-Dade residents and not illegal immigrants, every contractor must screen potential employees with a topical quiz about Dade. Some sample questions:

1. What major Miami rap star was born in the Pork 'n' Beans Projects?

A. Trick Daddy

B. Flo Rida

C. Trina

D. None of the above

2. Miami is named for the great Seminole sea god Meeyamee.

A. True

B. False

3. What is the population of Biscayne Park?

A. 15,000

B. 20,000

C. 5,000

D. None of the above

4. The Marlins' new stadium is going to suck.

A. True

B. False

5. Al Capone ran rum shipments through Loop Road into Miami-Dade during Prohibition.

A. True

B. False

6. Who got to Miami first?

A. The Haitians

B. The Spaniards

C. The Tequestas

D. The Confederates

7. The Pac Jam was located on NW 15th Avenue.

A. True

B. False

Answers in the Details box to the right.

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