In order to be a tour guide in the City of Charleston you must receive a license that, among other things, requires you pass a written exam of 200 questions, and get at least 80 percent right. Once you pass that, you qualify for the oral test where a tour bus takes you to a random area of town where you must act as a competent guide for three minutes.
The questions are matching, multiple choice, and true and false. Live 5 News offers a few sample questions:
1. Charleston was founded in:
2. The Wentworth Mansion is an example of ____________ style architecture.
3. The first woman to have her picture in the City Hall Council Chamber was:
a. Martha Washington
b. Eleanor Roosevelt
c. Septima Clark
d. Anne Bonny
Read all five questions at their site, answers to 1, 2 and 3 are d, c, c.
I'm happy to report I got a 100.