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Mountains of New York

written by: goodboring
 
The Upstate New York Quiz was so popular. Think of this as "Part Deux!" But this time we'll concentrate on elevation.

Question 1:


Of the 46 peaks over 3800' in New York State, how many have a paved road going to, or near the summit?
2
5
1
0

Question 2:

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The Catskill Mountains were a favorite subject for artists from a style known as "The Hudson River School". Which painter was NOT from the group working in this early 19th century genre?
Thomas Cole
Asher Durand
Frederic Remington
Frederick Church


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Question 3:


The Appalachian Trail, that runs from Georgia to Maine, crosses the Hudson River at what point?
The Mid-Hudson Bridge at Poughkeepsie
The Patroon Island Bridge at Albany
The Bear Mountain Bridge below West Point
The Tappan Zee Bridge in Westchester County

Question 4:

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Which of the following is the venue for the bobsled and luge at Lake Placid?
Mt. VanHovenberg
Whiteface Mountain
Mt. Mansfield
Mt. Rogers


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Question 5:

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Bemis Heights is at the southern end of what Revolutionary War battlefield?
Oriskany
Ft. Ticoderoga
Saratoga
Yorktown Heights


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Question 6:

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Arguably the best whitewater rafting in New York State is in the Adirondacks on this river that starts at Lake Tear of the Clouds.
The Salmon
The Battenkill
The Mohawk
The Hudson


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Question 7:


The section of the Catskill Mountains famous for its Jewish resorts populated by comics like Rodney Dangerfield, Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, Woody Allen, and dozens more was known as "The ________ Belt".
Klezmer
Borscht
Matzo
Kosher

Question 8:

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In the Taconic Mountain range of eastern New York, you can walk a trail in Taconic State Park that parallels a stream ending at the base of Bash Bish Falls, the highest waterfall in what state?
Vermont
Massachusetts
Connecticut
Puerto Rico


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Question 9:


Which of these is NOT a ski resort in the Catskill Mountains?
Greek Peak
Windham
Hunter
Belleayre

Question 10:


The Adirondack State Park, at 780,000 acres, is roughly equal in area to which of the following?
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
Orange County, Calif.
District of Columbia

Question 11:


What is the highest point in New York City?
Towers Hill - Queens
Todt Hill - Staten island
Fieldston Hill - Bronx
Long Hill; Bennett Park - Manhattan

Question 12:

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Name the resort in the picture, which is located in the Shawangunk Mountains an hour or so north-northwest of NYC.
Monticello
Mohonk Mountain House
The Nevele Resort
Grossingers


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Question 13:


How high is Mt. Marcy, the highest peak in New York State?
4,107 ft.
4,629 ft.
7,002 ft
5,344 ft

 


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