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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?
East River
Harlem River
Delaware River
Hudson River

Question 2:


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

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 Magic Wand
Cleopatra's Needle
The Queen's Sceptre

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?
Scott Fitzgerald
Henry Miller
Truman Capote
John Dos Passos

Question 5:


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

Question 7:


Located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, this square is named after a famous Italian composer.
Bellini
Paganini Square
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.
Robert Goddard
Albert Einstein
Enrico Fermi
Pierre Curie

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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