How Well Do You Know New York City Quiz

How Well Do You Know New York City? Quiz

created by QuizAdmin on Jan 201033 yrs old, Connecting Singles
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New York City is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, and many of its landmarks are well-known across the globe. However, despite the fame and exposure, many people don't know as much as they think about the city. To test your New York City knowledge, take the following quiz.
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1. Which of the following is the tallest building in New York City?
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2. New York is divided into several municipalities known as "boroughs". How many boroughs does New York contain?
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3. The island of Manhattan was purchased by the Dutch from the Lenape Native Americans in 1626. About how much did the Dutch pay, in modern money?
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4. Which of the following was the first skyscraper in New York City?
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5. From 1892 to 1954, which site was considered the gateway to New York City for immigrants?
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6. Which of the following was NOT an original name of New York City?
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7. Which of the following buildings is NOT in New York City?
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8. Which was the first institute of higher education founded in New York City?
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9. Which of the following documents was drafted in New York City?
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10. During which decade did New York surpass the 10 million citizen mark?
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11. Which of the following foods is NOT something for which New York is known?
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12. New York has sports teams in how many professional leagues?
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13. Even with all of its urban culture, New York contains an impressive amount of green space. Which of the following parks is NOT located in New York City?
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14. Despite its reputation as a crime-filled city, New York has been making strides in public safety. In 2007, the city hit a milestone by having fewer than how many homicides?
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15. Where does New York's subway system rank on the list of the world's largest rapid transit systems?

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