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Sep 24, 2018

If You Pass This Quiz, You're Definitely From NYC

Get in the empire state of mind.

  1. What's the correct order of boroughs from largest to smallest?

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    Queens is the largest borough

    Most people think Brooklyn is the biggest borough, but Queens, which is 108 square miles, is actually almost double the size of Brooklyn. Manhattan is the smallest borough by far, only 22.8 square miles.

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  2. Which is Washington Square Park?

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    This is Washington Square Park

    Located in Greenwich Village right by NYU's campus, Washington Square Park is a prime spot for people watching and relaxing. The most iconic feature is the giant Arch, which marks the beginning of Fifth Avenue.

  3. Which of these subway lines does not run express?

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    The 1 train makes local stops

    If you've ever taken the 1 train, you'll know it stops at every station from South Ferry in Manhattan all the way up to Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. All the other trains run express.

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  4. Which of these neighborhoods is the West Village?

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    This is the West Village

    The West Village is one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in the five boroughs. It's known for adorable brownstones draped in ivy, quiet cobblestone streets, and quaint restaurants with sidewalk seating, reminiscent of Paris.

  5. Which is not a famous NYC bagel shop?

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    Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen is not in New York City

    This bagel shop and deli is in San Francisco, California. Ess-A-Bagel, Murray's, and Russ & Daughters are all very famous NYC bagel institutions. If you haven't tried all three, make it a priority.

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  6. What is the flat fare to get from Manhattan to JFK by cab?

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    The flat fare from Manhattan to JFK Airport is $52

    Getting to JFK airport from Manhattan will cost you a pretty penny by cab -- $52 plus tolls and tip to be exact. By stark contrast, taking the subway will only cost you $2.75.

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  7. Where was the original location of Smorgasburg?

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    Smorgasburg started in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

    In 2011, Smorgasburg open-air food market started in Williamsburg. You can still find this foodie heaven in its original location at the Williamsburg waterfront every Saturday from April through October.

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  8. What iconic restaurant makes an appearance in the film, "When Harry Met Sally."

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    "When Harry Met Sally" was filmed at Katz's Deli

    If you've ever seen this classic rom-com, you might remember that scene. It was filmed at the Lower East Side Institution, Katz's Deli.

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  9. Flushing, Queens is known for what kind of cuisine?

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    Flushing is known for amazing Chinese food

    If you're looking for the absolute best Chinese food in the five boroughs, head to Flushing. You'll find everything from spicy wontons in chili oil and soup dumplings to hand-pulled noodles and sizzling hot Szechuan food.

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  10. Which of these bridges does not cross the East River?

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    The George Washington Bridge doesn't cross the East River

    The GW Bridges spans over the Hudson River on the west side of Manhattan. It leads to New Jersey.

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