Quiz: If You Can Answer These 22 NYC Questions, You Could Pass As A Local

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Are you New York born and bred?

Are you from the New York City area? Take this quiz to see how much you know as a native New Yorker!

 Aug 27, 2020

1 of 22Choose Your Answer:

The largest art museum in the Western Hemisphere is located in NYC, what is its name?
Whitney Museum
Guggenheim Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art

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What NYC area is home to Washington Square, the MacDougal-Sullivan Gardens Historic District and New York University?
Greenwich Village
Hell's Kitchen

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How many commuter bridges cross the East River?

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What President was born in New York City?
Abraham Lincoln
Jimmy Carter
Theodore Roosevelt

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How many times did the Beatles play at Shea Stadium?

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Which Manhattan streets border Central Park on the North and South?
Park Ave and Broadway
59th and 110th Streets
5th and Park Avenues

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The dead outnumber the living in which borough?

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Where were immigrants coming in to New York processed?
Staten Island
Ellis Island
Liberty Island

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This world-famous hotel occupied the site of the Empire State Building until 1931.
The Plaza
Waldorf Astoria
The Chelsea

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What borough is part of Long Island?
Staten Island

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Which borough would one travel to in order to visit Yankee Stadium?
The Bronx
Staten Island

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Where was the first slice of pizza (as we know it today) made?

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What is the city's largest park?
Pelham Bay Park
Central Park
Washington Square Park

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For which church is Church Street named?
Trinity Church
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
St. Patrick’s Cathedral

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What roadway terminates at Washington Square Park's notable archway?
Park Avenue
5th Avenue
Avenue of the Americas

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Where is Coney Island located?
Staten Island
The Bronx

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What nickname is often used to describe Staten Island?
Little Italy
The Forgotten Borough
The Lonely Borough

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What do many New Yorkers call smoked and brined salmon (especially when on a bagel)?

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What ingredient would you actually find in an egg cream?
Orange juice

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Which New York City island in the East River is home to approximately 13,000 inmates?

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Which famous architect designed the Guggenheim?
Le Corbusier
Frank Gehry
Frank Lloyd Wright

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Which iconic literary character is from New York City?
Holden Caulfield
Atticus Finch
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