City of New York Trivia Questions & Answers

1.I was founded by Alexander Hamilton with about US$10,000 from a group of investors in the autumn of 1801. In 1993 I was purchased for the second time by Rupert. What am I? T-- --- ---- ----?"

2.I was completed in 1883. I connect two New York City boroughs. I am 5,989 feet (1825 m) long and 85 feet (26 m) wide. What am I? -------- ------

3.Unscramble these three New York attractions Ndgar Nctaelr Tiotnas Uneimgeghg Emmusu Rrlkelceeof Ecnter

4.What are the five boroughs? M-------- T-- B---- B------- Q----- S----- I-----

5.Who became New York mayor in 1994? R------ G-------

6.Which of these parks is not in Queens?

7.What is the Federal Aviation Administration three letter code used to identify LaGuardia Airport?

8.There were 12,925,697 commercial passenger boardings at LaGuardia Airport in 2006. How many were there at John F. Kennedy International Airport?

9.Who is buried in Grants tomb and was never the president of the United States?

10.What was the population of New York in July 2009?

11.What New York mobster was known as The Teflon Don because the majority of attempts to convict him resulted in either a hung jury or an acquittal?

12.I am a maximum security prison in Ossining New York. New York criminals would travel up the Hudson River to me leading to the saying "being sent up the river" to mean going to prison. S--- ----

13.In the world of shipping, what does PANYNJ stand for?

14.I'm 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long and pass under the Hudson River. I was designed by Ole Singstad. My construction began in 1934 and I opened in 1937. What am I? ------- ------

15.Its name is synonymous to a home for flowers, but The Titans, The City Hawks, and the Knights have all found it to be home. [------- ------ ------]

16.What historical New York location used to be the affluent, black-owned town of Seneca Village?

17.Every year you can visit this location to see a ball drop.

18.40 years after the Eiffel Tower, it held the title of the tallest building by reaching 48 feet above its predecessor? [The C------- B-------]

19.A French debut unlike any other, found this famous landmark to be a welcome to all? [--- ------ -- -------]

20.A Historic waterway that connects New York City with the Great Lakes?

21.1913 found this to be the towering envy of the world, though it's heightened title stolen it still remains a favourite site on the New York City skyline. [The W-------- Building]

22.What is the nickname of the ancient obelisk from Egypt that is the oldest man-made object in New York City's Central Park?

23.Which US state does NOT border New York State?

24.From 1892-1924, Ellis Island in New York Bay was the United States' largest [-mm--------] station.

25.Who was the mayor of New York City from 1994-2002?

26.Which New York City tabloid that once had the largest circulation of any newspaper in the US was founded in 1919 by Joseph Medill Patterson? [New York ----- ----]

27.Which sporting venue is found in Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York?

28.Which city is the capital of New York State?

29.The official residence of the mayor of New York City is [G----- M------].

30.What famous bronze animal sculpture sits on Broadway near Wall Street in New York City?

31.The Lincoln Tunnel under the [----on] River connects New York City to Weehawken, New Jersey?

32.Which of these is NOT the nickname of a National Hockey League team in New York State?

33.Which of the Ivy League schools is in Ithaca, New York?

34.The Guggenheim Museum in New York City, which opened in 1959, was designed by architect [----- Ll--- -----t].

35.The Brooklyn Bridge connects Brooklyn to which other New York City borough?

36.New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport was named what from the 1940s until 1963?

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