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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 Paris
New Amsterdam
New Lisbon
New Madrid

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

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)
3
2
4
1

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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