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The Bronx

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
Some mixed questions about The Bronx, New York.

Question 1:


According to the 2000 Census, what is the approximate population of The Bronx, New York?
130,000
1.3 million
930,000
530,000

Question 2:


Who was the first European to see The Bronx, NY?
Henry Hutchinson
Jonas Bronck
Jonas Valerian
Henry Hudson

Question 3:


Which one of these statements is true about The Bronx, NY?
The only borough with a zoo
The only borough that is not an island
The only borough that has no colleges
The highest borough above sea level .

Question 4:


In 1643, a Native American uprising killed this unauthorized Puritan preacher of a dissident church discussion group, and pioneer in Rhode Island and the Bronx.
Roger Williams
Richard Morris
Peter Cooper
Anne Hutchinson

Question 5:


This oldest house in The Bronx, build in 1748, is New York City's first house museum, operated since 1897 as a public museum by The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York.
Van Cortlandt House
Valerian House
Fordam Arms
Throg's Neck

Question 6:


In 1776, 400 British and Hessian troops land in The Bronx. A group of 400 American troops held them off while Washington got the main army away safely. What was this battle called ?
The Battle of Pell's Point
The Battle of The Bronx
The Battle of Throg's Neck
The Battle of Eastchester

Question 7:


The first college in The Bronx, known as this today, was built in 1884.
Fordham University
Manhattan College
Mercy College
Lehman College

Question 8:


Edgar Allen Poe wrote this famous poem in The Bronx in 1846.
Call Me Ishmal
Annabel Lee
Our American War
Hiawatha

Question 9:


In 1899, this world famous institution was opened in The Bronx.
The Bronx Zoo
The American Hall of Fame
Columbia University
The U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Question 10:


This world famous building opened in The Bronx in 1923.
The Top of the Sixes
Yankee Stadium
The Shlump Towers
The Louis Morris Building

Question 11:


What are the colors on the flag of The Bronx, NY?
Red, White, Blue
Red, Green, Orange
Blue, White, Green
Blue, White, Orange

 


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