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As the first capital of the new nation in 1789, what president was inaugurated in New York on April 30th ... ?
Answer : George Washington
Founded in 1792, it is the centre of world finance ... ?
Option : The New York Stock Exchange
Option : The World Trade Center
Option : Wall Street
Option : The Financial Times
Answer : The New York Stock Exchange
Which New York city was independent until 1898 ... ?
Option : Manhattan
Option : Brooklyn
Option : Albany
Answer : Brooklyn
Give the legal name of the five New York Boroughs. [_ _ w _ o _ _, _ i _ _ _, _ _c_ _ o _ _, _ r _ _ x, _ _ _ e _ _]
Answer : New York, Kings, Richmond, Bronx, Queens
Of the following which is NOT a city in New York ... ?
Option : Lackawanna
Option : Glen Cove
Option : The Hamptons
Answer : The Hamptons
As at 2011, New York has been the birthplace of how many US presidents ... ?
Option : 6
Option : 1
Option : 4
Option : 9
Answer : 4
American General Horatio Gates won the battle of [S-------] in October 1777.
Answer : Saratoga
Between 1892 and 1954, millions of immigrants passed through what famous port of entry ... ? [E---- ------]
Answer : Ellis Island
New York borders which country ... ?
Answer : Canada
Which famous sandwich spread was introduced in Long Island City, Queens in the early 1900s ... ?
Option : Heinz Sandwich Spread
Option : Grey Poupon
Option : Hellmans Mayonnaise
Answer : Hellmans Mayonnaise
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