Quiz On New York City

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Quiz On New York City

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first woman to hold the office of New York City Comptroller?
    • A. 

      Ruth Messinger

    • B. 

      Claire Shulman

    • C. 

      Carol Bellamy

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Holtzman

  • 2. 
    Who was last person to serve as President of the New York City Council?
    • A. 

      Mark Green

    • B. 

      Andrew Stein

    • C. 

      Ruth Messinger

    • D. 

      Ferrnando Ferrer

  • 3. 
    How many times has Herman Badillo appeared on a general election ballot for New York citywide office?
    • A. 

      Five Times

    • B. 

      One Time

    • C. 

      Ten Times

    • D. 

      Three Times

  • 4. 
    What was the lowest fare ever charged on the Staten Island Rapid Transit?
    • A. 

      Five Cents

    • B. 

      Eight Cents

    • C. 

      25 Cents

    • D. 

      10 Cents

  • 5. 
    For what subject did Barbra Streisand receive a medal at Erasmus High School in Brooklyn?
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      History

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 6. 
    Who purchased the New York and Harlem Railroad Station and converted it into Madison Square Garden?
    • A. 

      Robert C. Van Wyck

    • B. 

      Dolly Madison

    • C. 

      Nelson Rockefeller

    • D. 

      P.T. Barnum

  • 7. 
    How many miles long is Manhattan?
    • A. 

      102 Miles

    • B. 

      29 Miles

    • C. 

      5 Miles

    • D. 

      13 Miles

  • 8. 
    How many acres does Central Park cover?
    • A. 

      370 Acres

    • B. 

      12,340 Acres

    • C. 

      843 Acres

    • D. 

      62 Acres

  • 9. 
    In which years was Fiorello H. LaGuardia the mayor of New York?
    • A. 

      1964 To 1968

    • B. 

      1924 To 1936

    • C. 

      1944 To 1955

    • D. 

      1934 To 1945

  • 10. 
    How many different stadiums were called The Polo Grounds in NYC?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1

  • 11. 
    What extracurricular activity did Paul Simon participate in at Queens College?
    • A. 

      A Barbershop Quartet

    • B. 

      Campaign For A Political Candidate

    • C. 

      Track & Field

    • D. 

      A Fraternity

  • 12. 
    What year did New York City's five boroughs merge to form one city?
    • A. 

      1873

    • B. 

      1902

    • C. 

      1884

    • D. 

      1898