Sunday, May 24, 2015

New York Quiz Answers Revealed!


The new World Trade Center Building. Photo
by Bob Brinkmann.
On Wednesday, I posted a New York quiz to commemorate the board meeting of the National Cave and Karst Research Institute that was held in New York City for the first time in its history. Check out the quiz here. The answers are below.

1. Manhattan Schist.

2. Second.

3. Hawaii, the Big Island.

4. Fourth.

5. End moraine.

6. This is a trick question. It wasn't officially a hurricane. It was officially classified as a post tropical storm. However, it packed winds of a Category 2 hurricane.

7. Lisa Minnelli.

8. 468.

9. de Blasio; Cuomo; Gillibrand and Schumer.

10. Hofstra University.

11. Brooklyn Heights.

12. 30 degrees.

13. Theodore Roosevelt.

14. Lincoln Center.

15. Olmsted.

16. Hudson and East Rivers.

17. The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. The only one attached to the continent is The Bronx.

18. LGBT rights movement. Stonewall is a gay bar that is still open. The police raided the bar which led to the riot.

19. Robert Moses.

20. The Cotton Club.

21. Staten Island. 400 feet.

22. 11th; roughly the same population as Virginia.

23. They occurred when poor immigrants rioted against the Union draft rules in Manhattan during the Civil War.

24. Dutch.

25. U.S. Grant.

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