What better way to mark the first day of summer

than a quiz on the New Jersey Shore.

1. True or false: Before it was "The Shore" it was just The Beach, until a record number of appearances by entertainer Dinah Shore at pre-casino Atlantic City.

2. Who wrote and performed the song "Atlantic City"?

a. Bruce Springsteen.

b. Al Alberts.

c. Frankie Avalon.

d. Bobby Rydell.

3. Who recorded the 1963 hit "Wildwood Days"?

a. Bruce Springsteen.

b. Al Alberts.

c. Frankie Avalon.

d. Bobby Rydell.

4. What performer popularized the tune "On the Way to Cape May"?

a. Bruce Springsteen.

b. Al Alberts.

c. Frankie Avalon.

d. Bobby Rydell.

5. This Shore town featured the rock club the Stone Pony, made famous by Bruce Springsteen.

a. Ocean City.

b. North Wildwood.

c. Asbury Park.

d. Atlantic City.

6. Atlantic City's famed Steel Pier was known for an act featuring this type of diving animal.

a. Horses.

b. Mules.

c. Donkeys.

d. Great Danes.

7. The streets of Atlantic City were made famous in what board game?

a. Life.

b. Risk.

c. Clue.

d. Monopoly.

8. That Atlantic City-based board game was invented by whom?

a. Clarence Darrow.

b. Charles Darrow.

c. Claude Darrow.

d. Darcy Carrow.

9. Instead of a boardwalk, this Shore town has the Promenade.

a. Wildwood.

b. Ocean City.

c. Sea Isle City.

d. Atlantic City.

10. What Shore town is named for a Roman god of the sea?

a. Avalon.

b. Neptune.

c. Poseidon.

d. Jupiter.

Answers: C3.