NYC neighborhoods quiz
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Sure, everyone knows Grand Central is in Midtown. But how well do you know New York’s other neighborhoods? Take our quiz to find out! Note: If you think Andrew Cuomo lives on Governor’s Island and that Jamaica is a four-hour flight away, this might be a tough one.
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Question 1 of 5
One of these acronyms refers to an actual NYC neighborhood. Which one?Correct
Yes, people actually use this to group together Prospect Heights and Crown Heights in Brooklyn. Don’t ask me why.Incorrect
Question 2 of 5
Which of these neighborhoods no longer exists?Correct
This neighborhood in Lower Manhattan was home to thousands of Middle Eastern immigrants until the late 1940s, when it was razed to make room for the Brooklyn-Battery tunnel’s entrance ramp.Incorrect
No. Nyet. Nein. Ani.
Question 3 of 5
Rapper Jay-Z grew up in an infamous project in this neighborhood:Correct
Jay-Z grew up in the Marcy Houses in Bed-Stuy, which he mentions in a lot of his songs. “Marcy raised me, and whether right or wrong/Streets gave me all I write in this song”Incorrect
“I’m ballin’ for real you pump faking’ it/Manhattan keep on faking it, Brooklyn keep on taking it”
Question 4 of 5
This neighborhood is home to the MTA’s easternmost subway stop:Correct
Taking a nap on the A train is a dangerous game – you may wake up halfway between Manhattan and Europe.Incorrect
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Question 5 of 5
What is New York’s most populous borough?Correct
2.6 million bearded, craft-beer-drinking, bike-riding people live here.Incorrect