New York City Trivia: The Big Apple Challenge

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In this New York City Trivia: The Big Apple Challenge we’re putting your knowledge of NYC to the test. Whether you’ve never visited, or are a native New Yorker, this quiz will get you thinking about the history of this legendary city. It will also have you reminiscing about the people who have lived and died there over the years. In the challenge, you’ll have a chance to answer questions on some key historical events which have taken place in the city over the years.

“In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of…”, as Alicia Keys wrote in the hit song Empire State Of Mind in 2009! This song, along with many others over the decades and years (who can forget Frank Sinatra’s New York, New York!) pay homage to the infamy of New York City as a megalopolis.

So, why wait? Take the quiz now to find out how well you can do! And remember to share your results once you’ve completed the New York City Trivia: The Big Apple Challenge!

  • Question of

    Charles Lindeburgh flew from New York to which city in 1927?

    • Paris
    • Sydney
    • Moscow
    • Bangkok
  • Question of

    Complete this area of New York ‘Columbus ___’?

    • Circle
    • City
    • Town
    • Square
  • Question of

    From which city did the Titanic set sail on its doomed voyage  to New York?

    • Southampton
    • Belfast
    • Liverpool
    • Dover
  • Question of

    How many boroughs does New York City have?

    • 5
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1
  • Question of

    How many rail and subway stations are contained within  New York’s MTA system?

    • 736
    • 536
    • 436
    • 336
  • Question of

    In what year did New York airport change its name to John F Kennedy Airport?

    • 1963
    • 1970
    • 1983
    • 1943
  • Question of

    In which New York Tavern was the city’s first chamber of commerce held?

    • Fraunces Tavern
    • Gramercy Tavern
    • Park Avenue Tavern
    • The Kings Arm Tavern
  • Question of

    In which show do we hear, ‘Live from New York, it’s Saturday night?’

    • Saturday Night Live
    • Sunday Night Live
    • Monday Night Live
    • Tuesday Night Live
  • Question of

    In which state are the New York Mountains?

    • California
    • Nevada
    • New York
    • New Jersey
  • Question of

    In which year were the New York Yankees founded?

    • 1901
    • 1902
    • 1903
    • 1904

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