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'New' Names

written by: marcing
 
Many geographical names contain NEW. New York City is the most prominent example. See other NEW names!

Question 1:


New York City was originally established as which other "New" city?
New Madrid
New Lisbon
New Paris
New Amsterdam

Question 2:


How many US states contain the 'New' adjective in their names?
4
3
5
2

Question 3:


New Orleans is a city in southern US. Where is Orleans located?
Spain
England
France
Italy

Question 4:


What is New South Wales?
a UK overseas territory on the Pacific Ocean
a UK offshore island
a state in Australia
It is a fictional name.

Question 5:


Which of these is the correct official name of a Canadian province?
New Scotland
Nouvelle-Écosse
Alba Nuadh
Nova Scotia

Question 6:


New Zealand was named after which of the following?
Zealand (an island in Denmark)
Zealandia (a submerged continent that sank after breaking from Antarctica some 70 million years ago)
Zeeland (a town in Michigan, US)
Zeeland (a province in Holland)

Question 7:


How many countries in the world contain the word 'New' in their names?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
2
1
3
4

Question 8:


New Brunswick was named in honor of whom/what?
Brunswick Corporation, an American manufacturing company
A town in English West Midlands
HMS Brunswick, a ship of the British Royal Navy
King George III of the House of Brunswick

Question 9:


Which US state is part of New England?
New York
Delaware
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

Question 10:


Which present day territory was NOT part of Nueva España (New Spain)?
Texas
Mexico
Peru
Philippines

 


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