Quiz: A True NYC Local Should Score 15/18 On This Street Smarts Test!

Are you a REAL New Yorker or just a wannabe?

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 Jul 06, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick your answer!


SoHo actually stands for what?
So Hot
South of Home
South of Houston Street

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


Which University would you find on the Upper West Side?
New York University
Yale University
Columbia University

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


Which river lies between Manhattan and New Jersey?
Hudson River
Manhattan River
East River

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


From which of these places would you have the best view of the Statue of Liberty?
From the Staten Island Ferry
From the top of the Rock
From Central Park

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


T/F: One World Trade Center is the tallest building in NYC.
True
False

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!


What does the verb ‘front’ mean in New York City?
To act like you have something
To be too shy
To run away

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!


How do you pronounce "Houston Street"?
Hush-ton
Hugh-ston like the Texas city
House-ton

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!


What is located on 42nd Street?
The Met
The Empire State Building
Times Sqaure

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


What is the High Line built on?
A former New York Central Railroad Spur
A big hill
A high rise roof top

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


Which is not a nickname for New York City?
The Sunshine City
The City That Never Sleeps
Empire City

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


What do you call your small neighborhood convenience store?
Stoop
Brick
Bodega

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


Shea Stadium, home of the __________, is located in Queens.
New York Mets
New York Knicks
New York Jets

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


How many boroughs are in NYC?
2
5
7

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


Which is NOT a nickname for NYC?
The Sunshine City
Empire City
The City That Never Sleeps

Question: 15/18Pick your answer!


What is located at 42nd street?
Empire State Building
The Met
Times Square

Question: 16/18Pick your answer!


Food ordered from a food cart is _____.
grub
snacks
street food

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


If you’re heading north in Manhattan, where do you say you are headed?
Uptown
The stairs
Up north

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


NY locals will avoid this area at all cost:
Williamsburg
Central Park
Times Square
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