New York City Trivia Facts And Questions! Quiz

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New York City Trivia Facts And Questions! Quiz

The City of New York, also known as New York City (NYC), is the most densely populated major city in the United States. This city is majorly known as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, including entertainment, research, technology, tourism, art, fashion, sports, and the center for international diplomacy. Take this Trivia Quiz to test your knowledge about New York City.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the nickname for New York City?
    • A. 

      Big Orange

    • B. 

      Big Apple

    • C. 

      Empire City

  • 2. 
    What is the other name given to the tall buildings in New York City?
  • 3. 
    What was New York City first called?
  • 4. 
    How many boroughs are there in New York City?
  • 5. 
    New York City is the second most populated city in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which country offered the Statue of Liberty to the United States in 1886?
  • 7. 
    Who sculpted the Statue of Liberty and who built the internal structure of the Statue of Liberty?
    • A. 

      Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi

    • B. 

      Auguste Rodin

    • C. 

      Gustav Eiffel

  • 8. 
    The Statue of Liberty wears a crown with 7 spikes. What do they represent?
    • A. 

      The 7 days of the week

    • B. 

      The 7 seas and 7 continents

    • C. 

      The 7 most important gods

  • 9. 
    Who had to stop at Ellis Island before entering the United States?
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Foreign cars

  • 10. 
    What is Wall Street famous for?
    • A. 

      It's the home of the Stock Exchange.

    • B. 

      It's the headquarter of the United Nations.

    • C. 

      It is where the President of the United States lives.

  • 11. 
    The Empire State Building stood as the world’s tallest building for more than …
    • A. 

      20 years

    • B. 

      30 years

    • C. 

      40 years

  • 12. 
    Following the destruction of the World Trade Center in 2001, the Empire State Building became for the second time the tallest building in New York City.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Empire State Building is represented in a famous film in which the title character, a giant ape (gorilla), climbs to the top to escape his captors but falls to his death. What film is it?
  • 14. 
    What was the other name given to the World Trade Center?
    • A. 

      Twin Towers

    • B. 

      Two Sisters

    • C. 

      Two Buildings

  • 15. 
    What is the other name given to the New World Trade Center complex?
    • A. 

      The Tower of Liberty

    • B. 

      The Independence Tower

    • C. 

      The Freedom Tower

  • 16. 
    What is the name of New York City’s rapid transit system?
    • A. 

      The Subway

    • B. 

      The Underground

    • C. 

      The Metropolitain

  • 17. 
    In the song entitled “New York, New York”, New York City is called:
    • A. 

      The city that never eats.

    • B. 

      The city that never sleeps.

    • C. 

      The city that never dances.

  • 18. 
    New York City is the capital of the State of New York.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which river separates New York City from the State of New Jersey?
    • A. 

      The Mississippi River

    • B. 

      The Missouri

    • C. 

      The Hudson River

  • 20. 
    Which avenue in New York City is considered one of the premier shopping streets in the world?
  • 21. 
    Which term is associated with the musicals and stage plays presented in New York City?
    • A. 

      Manhattan

    • B. 

      Greenwhich Village

    • C. 

      Broadway

  • 22. 
    Where, in New York City, can you find many animated, digital advertisements?
    • A. 

      On Fifth Avenue

    • B. 

      In Times Square

    • C. 

      On the Empire State Building

  • 23. 
    Which neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan is known as a major African-American cultural and business center?
    • A. 

      Harlem

    • B. 

      SoHo

    • C. 

      Greenwhich Village

  • 24. 
    What is the name of the neighborhood of Manhattan that has a large population of Chinese immigrants?
    • A. 

      Chinese Village

    • B. 

      Chinatown

    • C. 

      Chinese City

  • 25. 
    Which airport is the newest and busiest in New York City?
    • A. 

      LaGuardia Airport

    • B. 

      John F. Kennedy International Airport

    • C. 

      Newark Liberty International Airport

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