Quiz: Women.com Challenges YOU To Take The Ultimate Brooklyn Challenge!

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Do you love hot dogs, Brooklyn egg creams, and Bazooka gum? Great. They were all invented in Brooklyn.

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the landmarks, history, cuisine, and famous residents of Brooklyn, New York.

 Oct 20, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

Which poet wrote the poem 'Crossing Brooklyn Ferry'?
Hart Crane
Langston Hughes
Walt Whitman

2 of 15Pick your answer!

The main characters of 'The Chosen' by Chaim Potok live in which Brooklyn neighborhood?
Bedford-Stuyvesant
Williamsburg
Crown Heights

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Which mononymous teen diva of the 90s was born in Brooklyn?
Monica
Aaliyah
Brandy

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Paule Marshall's novel 'Brown Girl, Brownstones' is about immigrants from ________ who settle in Brooklyn.
Barbados
Jamaica
Haiti

5 of 15Pick your answer!

The Bridge Wars was a hip hop rivalry over whether Brooklyn or _________ invented hip hop.
Queens
the Bronx
Manhattan

6 of 15Pick your answer!

Which rapper represented Brooklyn in the Bridge Wars?
Marley Marl
KRS-One
Scott LaRock

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Three movies are famous for John Travolta's dance moves. Which one is set in Brooklyn?
'Grease'
'Saturday Night Fever'
'Pulp Fiction'

8 of 15Pick your answer!

There are lots of TV series about self-absorbed singles in New York City. Which one is set in Brooklyn?
'Friends'
'Seinfeld'
'Girls'

9 of 15Pick your answer!

Leo Hirschfeld, who invented the Tootsie roll in Brooklyn, named it after _________.
a song that was popular at the time
his daughter's nickname
a similar candy from his native Austria

10 of 15Pick your answer!

What are the ingredients in a Brooklyn egg cream?
chocolate syrup, ice cream, and root beer
milk, chocolate syrup, and soda water
milk, eggs, and chocolate

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Brooklyn blackout cake gets its flavor and its brown color from _________.
chocolate
cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves
coffee

12 of 15Pick your answer!

The Coney Island roller coaster that has been in operation since 1927 is called _________.
the Cyclone
the Beast
Thunder Mountain

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Which Brooklyn neighborhood was once famous as an ethnic enclave inhabited by Italian immigrants and their descendants?
Bensonhurst
Crown Heights
Williamsburg

14 of 15Pick your language?

After English, what are the most commonly spoken languages in Brooklyn?
Spanish, Chinese, and Russian
Spanish, Italian, and Polish
Spanish, Yiddish, and French Creole

15 of 15Pick your answer!

Which best describes Brooklyn's geography?
It is located on the U.S. mainland.
It is its own island.
It is located on Long Island.
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