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Manhattan

written by: Eve
 
Try to answer these questions related to one of New York City's boroughs.

Question 1:


Manhattan Island is NOT bounded by which of these rivers?
Hudson River
East River
Delaware River
Harlem River

Question 2:


What is the subject of the book Woody Allen's charcter is writing in the movie Manhattan?
relationships
his love for New York City
his failed marriage
cultural snobbery

Question 3:


What is the name of the red granite obelisk in Central Park of New York which was erected in the 19th century?
The Pharaoh's Needle
The Queen's Sceptre
Cleopatra's Needle
The Magic Wand

Question 4:


Who penned the novel Manhattan Transfer, which focuses on the development of urban life in New York City from the Gilded Age to the Jazz Age?
John Dos Passos
Truman Capote
Scott Fitzgerald
Henry Miller

Question 5:


Which Manhattan building, designed in the neo-Gothic style by the architect Cass Gilbert, was famously dubbed the Cathedral of Commerce?
The Trump Building
Chrysler Building
Empire State Building
Woolworth Building

Question 6:


What private Ivy League research university, located in Upper Manhattan, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the State of New York?
Cornell University
None of these
Columbia University
Brown University

Question 7:


Located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, this square is named after a famous Italian composer.
Paganini Square
Bellini
Puccini Square
Verdi Square

Question 8:


This prominent physicist signed a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt which resulted in the Manhattan Project developing the first atomic bombs.
Pierre Curie
Robert Goddard
Albert Einstein
Enrico Fermi

Question 9:


On the TV show friends Monica's apartment is located in this Manhattan neighbourhood, known as "Little Bohemia".
West Village
Chinatown
Downtown Manhattan
Rose Hill

Question 10:


What famous Manhattan landmark is featured in movies such as King Kong, An Affair to Remember and Sleepless in Seattle?
Chrysler Building
Flatiron Building
Rockefeller Center
Empire State Building

 


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