New York questions This is a list of recently added questions about New York. Play New York quiz and see all the questions. Which New York districts connects the Verrazano-Narrows bridge?Staten Island and Brooklyn. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge that connects the New York City boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn. The bridge is named for the Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, who in 1524 became the first documented European explorer to enter New York Harbor and the Hudson River.Created by: Tschuka hard 41% Staten Island and BronxStaten Island and Bronx16Staten Island and BrooklynStaten Island and Brooklyn63Manhattan and BronxManhattan and Bronx34Manhattan and BrooklynManhattan and Brooklyn40buildings riddles » Bonanno, Colombo and Genovesse are ...New York City organised crime families. Those are the names of 3 out of 5 major New York City organized crime families called "The Five Families". The term was first used in 1931, when Salvatore Maranzano formally organized the previously warring gangs into what are now known as the Bonanno, Colombo, Gambino, Genovese, and Lucchese crime families.Created by: Ninjaihard 58% Swiss cantonsSwiss cantons102Types of Italian cheeseTypes of Italian cheese62Names of famous impressionistsNames of famous impressionists85New York City organised crime familiesNew York City organised crime families34620th century riddles » How was an elephant Topsy put to death?Electrocution. Topsy was a female Asian elephant put to death at a Coney Island, New York amusement park by electrocution in January 1903.Created by: Ninjaihard 40% strangulationstrangulation1150firing squadfiring squad2470electrocutionelectrocution3317starvingstarving1351elephants riddles » This is a statue of a heroic dog, erected in 1925 in Central Park. What was the dog's name?Balto was a sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported to combat an outbreak of the disease. After the mission's success, Balto and the Norwegian Gunnar Kaasen, who drove the sled, became celebrities.Created by: Tschuka very hard 30% HachikoHachiko504LaikaLaika264BaltoBalto402Rin Tin TinRin Tin Tin161Alaska riddles » When was the United Nations established?1945. The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict.Created by: Ninjaieasy 73% 189418942231977197775519451945362119121912314world riddles » In which year did the tragedy known as "9/11" happen?In 2001. The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage.Created by: Tschuka easy 73% in 1911in 191165in 1991in 199138in 2001in 2001437in 2011 in 2011 58disasters riddles » How New York was named in the past?New Amsterdam. In 1625 the Dutch established the Nieuw Amsterdam housing estate in Manhattan. The English won it in 1664 and renamed it New York. In 1673, the Dutch again regained the city, but gave the English a year later in exchange for the recognition of the rights to Suriname.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaeasy 71% ColumbiaColumbia837New AmsterdamNew Amsterdam12800HaarlemHaarlem1511New LondonNew London2639the Netherlands riddles » When was the Statue of Liberty created?1884. The statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, was a gift from the French nation, commemorating the struggle for US independence. Its official name is "Liberty Enlightening the World". Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 45% 178417846281814181486318841884152219151915365the United States riddles » Where is the main campus of the Columbia University?On Manhattan. The university was established as King's College by George II, and later renamed Columbia College in 1784 following the American Revolutionary War. Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 41% On The Canaveral SeashoreOn The Canaveral Seashore1410Near Niagara FallsNear Niagara Falls994On ManhattanOn Manhattan2572Near The White HouseNear The White House1211universities riddles » Gordon Bennett Cup is the most prestigious trophy in ballooning. Who was Gordon Bennett?Newspaper publisher. James Gordon Bennett, Jr. (1841-1918) was publisher of the New York Herald. He sponsored many sport and exploration events, including the first tennis match in the United States and Henry Morton Stanley's trip to Africa to find David Livingstone. He established three Gordon Bennett Cups : for international yachting, for automobile races and for balooning. The last one continues to this day.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 38% newspaper publishernewspaper publisher5849inventor of hot air balooninventor of hot air baloon3397governor of Canadagovernor of Canada2577early balooning pioneerearly balooning pioneer3372trophies riddles » Play New York quiz and see all the questions.