New York, a state in Northeastern United States and home to one of the most renowned cities in the world. It is one of the most populated US states to date. Take these 39 trivia New York Quiz Questions and Answers to see how much you know about “The Empire State.”
New York Quiz Questions and Answers
1 New York was one of the…
A states from the Northwest Territory.
B original thirteen colonies.
C French territories.
2 The state was named after…
B the New York Mets
C the Duke of York
3 What is New York’s capital city?
C New York City
4 When was the state admitted into the Union?
5 Which of these is a state that borders New York to the east?
A New Jersey
6 The state was visited in the early 1600s by __________ for the Dutch East India Company.
A Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
B Willem Janszoon
C Henry Hudson
7 Which of these natural landmarks is partially in New York?
A Niagara Falls
B Rainbow Arch
C Castle Rock
8 The advanced technological region in New York is known as…
A Silicon Alley
B Silicon Valley
C Silicon City
9 The state encompasses an approximate area of __________ square miles, or ___________ square kilometers.
A 54,000 / 87,000
B 21,000 / 34,000
C 198,000 / 319,000
10 About __ of the battles of the American Revolutionary War took place in New York.
11 The largest battle of the American Revolutionary War is primarily known as the Battle of…
A Long Island
C Valley Forge
12 _______________ influenced the French to ally with the revolutionaries during the American Revolutionary War.
A Benjamin Franklin
B British impressment of US soldiers
C The Battle of Saratoga
13 Under the Köppen climate classification, the climate of the state can be described as…
A a Mediterranean climate
B a continental subarctic climate
C a humid subtropical climate
14 The Statue of Liberty is a representation of…
A The working people
C Manifest Destiny
15 The Statue of Liberty was a collaboration between the Americans and the…
16 How many Iroquois Indian Nations inhabited the Finger Lakes Region before European colonization?
17 New York receives much snow from Lake Erie and…
A Lake Ontario.
B Lake Michigan.
C Great Bear Lake.
18 The part of Niagara Falls that are in New York are named…
A American Falls
B Horseshoe Falls
C Falls of York
19 New York is the only US state to border…
A Lake Ontario
B Lake Superior
C Lake Huron
20 Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated in which city?
B New York City
21 __________ is sometimes referred to as “The Parlor City.”
22 Where is the highest point in New York?
A Whiteface Mountain
B Mount Marcy
C Algonquin Peak
23 Near which building was famous musician John Lennon shot four times?
A Chrysler Building
B Empire State Building
C The Dakota
24 The Strawberry Fields Memorial is a section in…
A Central Park
B Bryant Park
C Washington Square Park
25 Billy Joel was raised in…
A the Bronx
26 Which mountain range passes through New York?
B Appalachian Mountains
C Mantiqueira Mountains
27 What is NOT one of the major finger lakes?
28 How many counties are in New York?
29 New York was originally a _____ colony.
30 New York was originally called…
A New Amsterdam
31 Liberty Island was once known as…
B Fraser Island
C Bedloe’s Island
32 In which park does the Shakespeare group in Buffalo perform?
A Cazenovia Park
B La Salle Park
C Delaware Park
33 Herd About Buffalo is…
A a public art project
B a television show
C a museum
34 Herkimer County is named after…
A Johan Jost Herkimer
B Nicholas Herkimer
C Brandy Herkimer
35 The largest city in Central New York is…
A. New York City
36 Which of the following Canadian states does NOT share the border with New York State?
A. British Columbia
37 Which river is depicted on the flag and coat of arms of New York State?
A. Missouri River
B. Columbia River
C. Hudson River
38 What is the state flower of New York?
39 Which caption appears on the state quarter of New York?
A. Wisdom, Justice, Moderation
B. Gateway to Freedom
C. Crossroads of America
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