New York City Quiz!


The New York City Quiz tests your knowledge of interesting facts about NYC. The quiz has 10 questions. Your score, correct answers and explanations appear at the end. Enjoy!

1. Who purchased Manhattan from the Native Americans in 1626 and how much did they pay?

2. What are the populations of New York City proper and the New York City metropolitan area?

3. What portion of New York City residents were born outside the U.S.?

4. About what portion of New York City residents speak a language other than English at home?

5. About how many street vendors operate in New York City on any given day?

6. What is the correct ranking of the selected U.S. metro areas by their per capita carbon emissions from transportation, ordered from lowest to highest?

7. What is the correct ranking of world cities by the longest subway systems, from the most to least km/miles of passenger rail routes?

8. How many miles of dedicated bike lanes did New York City add, mostly in high-traffic, dense areas, between 2007 and 2011?

9. What did New York City ban in 2003 and 2009, respectively?

10. Which one of the following famous people is not originally from New York City?

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