Trivia On New York City

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  • 1. 

    Which singer sang with a group named after a street in The Bronx?

    • A.

      Dion Dimucci

    • B.

      Wilson Pickett

    • C.

      Roy Orbison

    • D.

      Arnold Feathergate

    Correct Answer
    A. Dion Dimucci
    Explanation
    Dion Dimucci is the correct answer because he is a singer who sang with a group named after a street in The Bronx.

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  • 2. 

    In which New York borough is Yankee Stadium located?

    • A.

      Staten Island

    • B.

      Bronx

    • C.

      Queens

    • D.

      Brooklyn

    Correct Answer
    B. Bronx
    Explanation
    Yankee Stadium is located in the Bronx, one of the five boroughs of New York City. It is the home stadium for the New York Yankees baseball team. The Bronx is known for its rich history and cultural diversity, and Yankee Stadium is a renowned landmark within the borough.

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  • 3. 

    Where in NYC is the U.S. Open tennis tournament held?

    • A.

      Harlem

    • B.

      Sheepshead Bay

    • C.

      Rockaway

    • D.

      Flushing Meadow

    Correct Answer
    D. Flushing Meadow
    Explanation
    The U.S. Open tennis tournament is held in Flushing Meadow.

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  • 4. 

    Which "Two and a Half Men" actor graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1983?

    • A.

      Jon Cryer

    • B.

      Chuck Lorre

    • C.

      Angus T. Jones

    • D.

      Charlie Sheen

    Correct Answer
    A. Jon Cryer
    Explanation
    Jon Cryer is the correct answer because he is the only actor from the show "Two and a Half Men" who graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1983. This information can be verified by researching the educational background of the actors.

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  • 5. 

    Which "Friends" star was born on November 2, 1966, in Queens, New York?

    • A.

      Jennifer Aniston

    • B.

      David Schwimmer

    • C.

      Lisa Kudrow

    • D.

      Courteney Cox

    Correct Answer
    B. David Schwimmer
    Explanation
    David Schwimmer is the correct answer because he was born on November 2, 1966, in Queens, New York. He is an American actor best known for his role as Ross Geller in the popular TV show "Friends." Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, and Courteney Cox are also stars of "Friends," but they were not born on November 2, 1966, in Queens, New York.

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  • 6. 

    What was the name of the Brooklyn club Kiss played their first public shows at?

    • A.

      Coventry

    • B.

      Metal Lick

    • C.

      The Ritz

    • D.

      L'amour

    Correct Answer
    A. Coventry
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Coventry. Coventry was the name of the Brooklyn club where Kiss played their first public shows.

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  • 7. 

    What is the tallest building in New York City?

    • A.

      United Nations Building

    • B.

      Bertelsmann Building

    • C.

      Empire State Building

    • D.

      Chrysler Building

    Correct Answer
    C. Empire State Building
    Explanation
    The Empire State Building is the correct answer because it is widely recognized as the tallest building in New York City. Standing at a height of 1,454 feet (including its antenna), it held the title of the tallest building in the world for nearly 40 years. Its iconic status and prominent location in Manhattan make it a popular tourist attraction and a symbol of the city.

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  • 8. 

    What event caused the largest ever tickertape parade?

    • A.

      The New York Rangers 1994 Stanley Cup Victory Parade

    • B.

      The Parade For The Return Of The WWII Soldiers

    • C.

      The Parade For The Soldiers Coming Back From The Golf War

    • D.

      The Yankees 1996 World Series Victory Parade

    Correct Answer
    D. The Yankees 1996 World Series Victory Parade
    Explanation
    The Yankees 1996 World Series Victory Parade caused the largest ever tickertape parade.

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  • 9. 

    Who was elected Staten Island Borough President in 1989?

    • A.

      Andrew Stein

    • B.

      Fernando Ferrer

    • C.

      Claire Shulman

    • D.

      Guy Molinari

    Correct Answer
    D. Guy Molinari
    Explanation
    Guy Molinari was elected Staten Island Borough President in 1989.

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  • 10. 

    Where in NYC is Bryant Park?

    • A.

      Next To Yankee Stadium

    • B.

      Wall Street Area

    • C.

      Soho

    • D.

      Behind The New York Public Library

    Correct Answer
    D. Behind The New York Public Library
    Explanation
    Bryant Park is located behind The New York Public Library in NYC.

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  • 11. 

    What Brooklyn neighborhood does Billy Joel reference in the song "You May Be Right"?

    • A.

      Park Slope

    • B.

      Bensonhurst

    • C.

      Williamsburg

    • D.

      Bedford-Stuyvesant

    Correct Answer
    D. Bedford-Stuyvesant
    Explanation
    In the song "You May Be Right," Billy Joel references the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant.

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  • 12. 

    Brooklyn-born Carl Williams founded what urban clothing line in 1993?

    • A.

      Wu Wear

    • B.

      Fubu

    • C.

      Karl Kani Infinity

    • D.

      Ecko Unlimited

    Correct Answer
    C. Karl Kani Infinity
    Explanation
    Karl Kani, a Brooklyn-born fashion designer, founded the urban clothing line Karl Kani Infinity in 1993. This brand gained popularity in the 1990s for its hip-hop-inspired streetwear designs.

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  • 13. 

    The first example of which classic toy was sold in a Brooklyn toy store in 1902?

    • A.

      Jump Rope

    • B.

      Teddy Bear

    • C.

      Hula Hoop

    • D.

      Lincoln Logs

    Correct Answer
    B. Teddy Bear
    Explanation
    In 1902, the first example of the classic toy, the Teddy Bear, was sold in a Brooklyn toy store. This toy became popular after President Theodore Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear during a hunting trip. The incident was illustrated in a cartoon, and a toy maker named Morris Michtom created a stuffed bear to commemorate the event. The toy was named after President Roosevelt and quickly gained popularity, becoming a beloved classic toy for children worldwide.

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