The New Years Times Square Quiz

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The New Years Times Square Quiz

Times Square is where the ball drops every New Years Eve. So how much do you know about Times Square on New Years Eve? Do you know who has performed each year or if there have ever been any mishaps? Take this quiz to find out about Times Square on New Years Eve!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How far does the ball in Times Square drop on New Years Eve?
    • A. 

      141 feet

    • B. 

      151 feet

    • C. 

      200 feet

    • D. 

      80 feet

    • E. 

      100 feet

  • 2. 
    Who designed the ball drop in Times Square?
    • A. 

      Adolph Theodore

    • B. 

      George Bush Senior

    • C. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Adolph Ochs

    • E. 

      Andy Warhol

  • 3. 
    Times Square is located in what neighborhood?
    • A. 

      Newark

    • B. 

      Brooklyn

    • C. 

      Manhattan

    • D. 

      Queens

    • E. 

      Bronx

  • 4. 
    The first New Years Eve celebration (with no ball drop) in Times Square was in what year?
    • A. 

      1904

    • B. 

      1908

    • C. 

      1909

    • D. 

      1900

    • E. 

      1902

  • 5. 
    What 'triangle' intersection is Times Square located?
    • A. 

      42nd street and 8th Avenue

    • B. 

      Broadway, 6th Avenue and 40th Street

    • C. 

      7th Avenue and Harvard Street

    • D. 

      Lakewood and Broadway

    • E. 

      7th Avenue, Broadway and 42nd Street

  • 6. 
    Times Square and the New York Times threw the first New Years Eve party because of why?
    • A. 

      Attract people to the area

    • B. 

      Just to celebrate the New Years

    • C. 

      To show they were better than other states

    • D. 

      Because they had the money

    • E. 

      To cause an uproar

  • 7. 
    The first New Years Eve party was held at what church in Times Square?
    • A. 

      Grace

    • B. 

      Trinity

    • C. 

      Lakewood

    • D. 

      Atwood

    • E. 

      Church of God

  • 8. 
    Approximately how many Americans do you think watch the ball drop on New Years Eve, whether on tv or at home, how many are tuned into Times Square's ball drop?
    • A. 

      3000

    • B. 

      50 thousand

    • C. 

      80 thousand

    • D. 

      100 million

    • E. 

      40 million

  • 9. 
    WHO began the famous New Years Eve special, filmed in Times Square in 1972?
    • A. 

      Philip Morris

    • B. 

      Lucy from I Love Lucy

    • C. 

      Rodney Dangerfield

    • D. 

      Dick Clark

    • E. 

      Adolph Latter

  • 10. 
    Thanks to Times Square, and the New Years Eve ball drop, the ball got changed to a certain "shape", which gave New York the name _________?
    • A. 

      The Empire State

    • B. 

      The City that Never Sleeps

    • C. 

      The Big Apple

    • D. 

      The Bronx

    • E. 

      The Capital