Quiz: The History Of New York City!

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Quiz: The History Of New York City!

Are you a New Yorker? You would find this quiz interesting! This quiz is created to test your knowledge about the history of the home of the highest number of billionaires in the world that is New York. We want to know if you know whom it was named after. We also want to see if you know the people who lived in the area in the primitive age. Try this quiz without any delay!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Whom was the city named after? 
    • A. 

      King James II 

    • B. 

      Alfred Nobel 

    • C. 

      John Dalton 

    • D. 

      Matt Logan 

  • 2. 
    When was the city named after the Duke of York? 
    • A. 

      1677

    • B. 

      1664

    • C. 

      1699

    • D. 

      1623 

  • 3. 
    Which of these groups of people lived in the city? 
    • A. 

      The Lenapes 

    • B. 

      The Russians 

    • C. 

      The Indians 

    • D. 

      The Aborigines 

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not an homeland of the native Americans that used to live in the city? 
    • A. 

      Bronx 

    • B. 

      Borough 

    • C. 

      Manhattan 

    • D. 

      Staten Island 

  • 5. 
    When was the first, documented visit to New York made
    • A. 

      1524 

    • B. 

      1535

    • C. 

      1515

    • D. 

      1582 

  • 6. 
    When was the Spanish expedition by sea reach the city? 
    • A. 

      1525

    • B. 

      1524 

    • C. 

      1577

    • D. 

      1539

  • 7. 
    Who discovered New York Harbor? 
    • A. 

      Eric Hudson 

    • B. 

      Henry Hudson 

    • C. 

      Martin Hudson 

    • D. 

      Rick Hudson 

  • 8. 
    When was the city consolidated? 
    • A. 

      1892

    • B. 

      1898

    • C. 

      1893 

    • D. 

      1891

  • 9. 
    How many boroughs are in the city? 
    • A. 

      Four 

    • B. 

      Seven 

    • C. 

      Nine 

    • D. 

      Five 

  • 10. 
    Which of these is referred to as the World's heart in the city? 
    • A. 

      Bronx 

    • B. 

      Times Square 

    • C. 

      Manhattan 

    • D. 

      Wall Street