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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
Harlem River
Delaware River

Question 2:


What is the subject of the book Woody Allen's charcter is writing in the movie Manhattan?
relationships
his failed marriage
his love for New York City
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 Queen's Sceptre
Cleopatra's Needle
The Pharaoh'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?
Truman Capote
John Dos Passos
Henry Miller
Scott Fitzgerald

Question 5:


Which Manhattan building, designed in the neo-Gothic style by the architect Cass Gilbert, was famously dubbed the Cathedral of Commerce?
Empire State Building
Chrysler Building
The Trump 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
Columbia University
Brown University
None of these

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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