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Which New York Borough?

For each clue, name the borough in New York City that applies to the question below.
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Last updated: December 9, 2023
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1. Which borough contains the Empire State Building?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
2. Which borough was at one point its own city?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
Brooklyn ceased to be a city in 1898, where it merged with New York City by a slim margin.
3. Which borough is the largest by land size?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
Queens (in Sq. Miles) is 109, Brooklyn is 69, Staten Island is 58, The Bronx is 42 and Manhattan is the smallest at 23.
4. Which borough is the most populated?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
Brooklyn has a population of roughly 2.7m people, Queens comes in with 2.4m, 1.6m for Manhattan, 1.4m for the Bronx and Staten Island has 495k people, roughly the same amount as Atlanta, GA
5. Which borough contains the neighborhood of Harlem?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
6. Which borough is the most ethnically diverse?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
Queens County is actually the most diverse county in the United States.
7. Which borough do the New York Rangers and Knicks play?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
Every major North American sports league is within the city limits of New York, except the NFL; the Giants and Jets play home games in New Jersey.
8. Which borough is the home of Wall Street?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
9. Which borough besides Queens, is located on Long Island?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Staten Island
10. Which borough was where the TV Show, Friends took place?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
It took place in Greenwich Village, located in Lower Manhattan.
11. Which borough contains Coney Island?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
12. Which borough is home to JFK and LaGuardia Airport?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
If you knew the largest borough, it would seem obvious to pick the place where the airports are...
13. Which borough has the famous "Greenbelt"
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
The Greenbelt spans seven city parks and approximately 2,500 acres of walking trails and undisturbed green space.
14. Which borough is considered the birthplace of Hip-Hop?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
DJ Kool Herc lived in the Bronx is considered to be the pioneer of the Hip-Hop genre.
15. Which borough was the location of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs, both at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
The New York State Pavilion and Unisphere are located here.
16. Which borough has roughly 1/4th of its residents identified as Jewish?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
New York City has more Jewish inhabitants than any other city in the world, Brooklyn contains half of that total amount.
17. Which borough connects to Brooklyn from the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge?
The Bronx
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
18. Which borough is the poorest by median household income?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
According to Baruch College: The Bronx's average income is $37,397, Brooklyn comes in at $56,942, Queens at $64,509, Staten Island at $79,201 and Manhattan is the wealthiest at $85,071.
19. Which borough contains the childhood home of Spider-Man?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
Many different homes have appeared over the years, but Queens is always a constant in Peter Parker's address.
20. Which borough had voted to secede from New York City in 1993, but was blocked?
The Bronx
Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
Staten Island
It was blocked by the lower house, thus denying its independence despite 65% of residents voting for secession.
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