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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 Lisbon
New Madrid
New Amsterdam
New Paris

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

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

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)
4
1
3
2

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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