You are not signed in (Login or Join Free)   |   Help
Sploofus Trivia
Trivia GamesCommunityLeaderboardsTournaments
MySploofus
You are here:  Home  >>  Trivia Quizzes  >>  Planes Trains and Boats  >>  Controversial Ads Placed in NYC's Subway System

Controversial Ads Placed in NYC's Subway System



billkozyBillkozy on 12/08/2009

ControversialAdsPlacedinNYCsSubwaySystem Photo An advertising campaign touting atheism appeared in 12 New York City subway systems in late October 2009, and apparently it incurred the ire of many New Yorkers. Running for one month, the ads cost $25,000 and are being financed by an anonymous donor. They are meant to send the message to similar non-believers that they are not alone according to a spokesman for the Center for Inquiry: "We want to show New Yorkers there is a community out there where you can find like-minded people. There seems to be a groundswell of people who, at the very least, are curious about secularism."

A spokesman for the MTA (Metropolitan Transit Authority) said that they only prohibit nudity and vulgar language in subway advertisements, and that their guidelines protect freedom of speech and religion.

Here is a quiz about that ad and five other advertisements that were placed over the years that raised eyebrows of many passengers and in some cases their wrath as well.

Good Luck on the quiz, and please rate it afterwards if you have a chance. Thanks!
All aboard...next stop...Sploofus Island! Best Wishes,
Bill
10 Questions




Rating:  (8.07/9)
Difficulty:  Very Difficult
Taken: 55 times

Share Quiz:


Quiz Leaderboard
Player: Level: % Correct: Time to Complete:
1
Daveguth 25490.00%    393.52 seconds    
2
Newyorkgoomba 21490.00%    944.75 seconds    
3
Kateatebate 23070.00%    156.73 seconds    
4
Rmidddangerous 1070.00%    304.88 seconds    
5
Marieann 13060.00%    182.87 seconds    
6
Mightymom 2260.00%    288.47 seconds    
7
Skipworth 5550.00%    151.42 seconds    
8
Wookapotamus 3950.00%    155.70 seconds    
9
Brirhino 2250.00%    164.65 seconds    
10
Shmoopie 1250.00%    179.26 seconds    



Comments (0)
(no comments for this quiz)




Related Quizzes

(no matches found)


Games by this Author

Trivia QuizMovies Trivia

Trivia QuizDoes She Know?...I Don't Know,...

KerblunkMy Sweet Lord- George Harrison...

Trivia QuizColonies Trivia For Thanksgiving

Trivia QuizNovember Is National Aviation ...






Copyright © 2003-2016 Sploofus Holdings LLC.  All rights reserved.
Legal Notice & Privacy Statement  |  Link to Sploofus