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New York is the most famous city in the United States, everyone loves new yoke, New York is famous for its beautiful mountain, lakes, restaurants, many farms, and drinks. New York is full of fun. Giovanni da Verrazano, an Italian born, discovered New York Bay in 1524. Haven read this! Let's find out if you are a true New Yorker​​​​.


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  • 1. 

    What is the nickname of New York City?

    • A.

      Big Tree

    • B.

      Big Apple 

    • C.

      Fun Tree

    • D.

      Big Rock 

    Correct Answer
    B. Big Apple 
    Explanation
    The nickname of New York City is "Big Apple" because it was popularized in the 1920s by a sports writer named John J. Fitz Gerald. He used the term in his columns to refer to the city's horse racing scene, comparing New York City to the "big apple" that horses would strive to reach. Over time, the nickname became synonymous with the city itself and is now widely recognized and used.

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  • 2. 

    What is the motto of New York City?

    • A.

      Excelsior

    • B.

      From seas to sea 

    • C.

      Let the good times roll

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    A. Excelsior
    Explanation
    "Excelsior" is the motto of New York City. This Latin word translates to "ever upward" or "still higher." It represents the city's spirit of progress, ambition, and constant pursuit of improvement. The term was popularized by poet and journalist William Cullen Bryant in the 19th century and has since become synonymous with New York City's determination to reach new heights in various aspects such as culture, economy, and innovation.

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  • 3. 

    What animal represents New York?

    • A.

      Muskrats 

    • B.

      Nutria

    • C.

      Beavers 

    • D.

      Coypu

    Correct Answer
    C. Beavers 
    Explanation
    Beavers represent New York because they are commonly found in the state's waterways and their presence has significant ecological and environmental importance. Beavers are known for building dams and creating wetland habitats, which can help regulate water flow, improve water quality, and provide habitat for various species. They are considered a keystone species, meaning their presence has a significant impact on the overall ecosystem. Additionally, beavers have cultural and historical significance in New York, as they were heavily trapped during the fur trade era.

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  • 4. 

    How many state does New York have?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      25

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
  • 5. 

    Which state does New York City belong to?

    • A.

      Georgia 

    • B.

      Alaska 

    • C.

      Alabama

    • D.

      Net York

    Correct Answer
    D. Net York
  • 6. 

    What is the biggest city in New York?

    • A.

      Buffalo 

    • B.

      Albany 

    • C.

      Utica

    • D.

      New York 

    Correct Answer
    D. New York 
    Explanation
    New York is the correct answer because it is widely known as the biggest city in the state of New York. It is the most populous city in the United States and a major cultural, financial, and economic center.

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  • 7. 

    What cities make up New York City?

    • A.

      The Bronx 

    • B.

      Brooklyn

    • C.

      Queens 

    • D.

      All of the above 

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above". This is because all three cities mentioned, namely The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens, are boroughs of New York City. New York City is made up of five boroughs in total, including Manhattan and Staten Island. Therefore, selecting "All of the above" includes all the cities that make up New York City.

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  • 8. 

    What colour represent New York?

    • A.

      Blue and Gold 

    • B.

      Black and white 

    • C.

      Yellow and Gold 

    • D.

      Green and white 

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue and Gold 
    Explanation
    Blue and Gold represent New York because these are the official colors of the city. The blue color symbolizes the bodies of water that surround the city, such as the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean. It also represents the city's history as a major port and trading hub. The gold color represents the city's wealth and status as a global financial center. Additionally, blue and gold are commonly associated with the New York Yankees, one of the city's most iconic sports teams.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is not one of the colours of New York flag?

    • A.

      Blue 

    • B.

      White 

    • C.

      Gold 

    • D.

      Orange 

    Correct Answer
    C. Gold 
    Explanation
    The color Gold is not one of the colors of the New York flag. The flag of New York consists of a dark blue field with the state's coat of arms in the center. The coat of arms features a shield with a sun rising over a mountain, surrounded by two supporters: Liberty on the left and Justice on the right. The flag also includes the state motto "Excelsior" (meaning "Ever Upward") written on a white ribbon below the shield. Therefore, Gold is not one of the colors represented on the New York flag.

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  • 10. 

    What is the old name of New York?

    • A.

      New people 

    • B.

      Colony 

    • C.

      Big Apple 

    • D.

      Yorky

    Correct Answer
    B. Colony 
    Explanation
    The old name of New York is Colony. This refers to the time when New York was originally settled as a colony by the Dutch in the early 17th century. The name "Colony" reflects the historical significance of New York as one of the original thirteen colonies that would later form the United States.

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