Week 2, Opdracht 4


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Week 2, Opdracht 4

  1. 1. History of New York Start Test
  2. 2. What do people mean when they say:“THE BIG APPLE” <ul><li>Statue of Liberty </li></ul><ul><li>Brooklyn Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>New York </li></ul><ul><li>The White House </li></ul>
  3. 3. New York is the correct answer  <ul><li>The &quot;Big Apple&quot; is a nickname or moniker for New York City used by New Yorkers. Its popularity since the 1970s is due to a promotional campaign by the New York Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Its earlier origins are less clear. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What stood on the place they now call ground zero? <ul><li>The World Trade Center </li></ul><ul><li>Statue of Liberty </li></ul><ul><li>Central Park </li></ul><ul><li>Empire State Building </li></ul>
  5. 5. The World trade Center is the correct answer  <ul><li>“ Ground Zero&quot; describes the location on the ground where any explosion occurs, but it nonetheless became synonymous with the World Trade Center site. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What was a former name of New York? <ul><li>Harlem </li></ul><ul><li>New Amsterdam </li></ul><ul><li>Manhatten </li></ul><ul><li>Queens </li></ul>
  7. 7. New Amsterdam is the correct answer  <ul><li>New Amsterdam was a 17th century Dutch colonial town that later became New York City. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Where stands a huge Christmas tree in New York? <ul><li>Times Square </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations Plaza </li></ul><ul><li>South Street Seaport </li></ul><ul><li>Rockefeller Center </li></ul>
  9. 9. Rockefeller Center is the correct answer  <ul><li>The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is an annual tradition in New York City's Rockefeller Center, and is lighted every December or late-November. The tree, usually a Norway spruce is 75 to 90 feet (23 to 27 m) tall and has been put up since 1931. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What became part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965? <ul><li>Broadway </li></ul><ul><li>Ellis Island </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Rock Cafe </li></ul><ul><li>Titanic Memorial Lighthouse </li></ul>
  11. 11. Ellis Island is the correct answer  <ul><li>Ellis Island , at the mouth of the Hudson River in New York Harbor, was at one time the main entry facility for immigrants entering the United States from January 1, 1892 until November 12, 1954. It is wholly in the possession of the Federal government as a part of Statue of Liberty National Monument </li></ul>
  12. 12. Which country, in 1664, conquered the city and renamed it &quot;New York <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>England </li></ul><ul><li>Australia </li></ul>
  13. 13. England is the correct answer  <ul><li>In 1664, the English conquered the city and renamed it &quot;New York&quot; after the English Duke of York and Albany </li></ul>
  14. 14. Which country gave the Statue of Liberty to America? <ul><li>The Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>They made it theirself </li></ul><ul><li>Greece </li></ul>
  15. 15. France is the correct answer  <ul><li>Liberty Enlightening the World (French: La liberté éclairant le monde), known more commonly as the Statue of Liberty (Statue de la Liberté), is a large statue that was presented to the United States by France in 1886. It stands at Liberty Island, New York in New York Harbor as a welcome to all visitors, immigrants, and returning Americans. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Which Baseball team isn’t a team that is settled in New York? <ul><li>Yankees (Bronx) </li></ul><ul><li>Mets ( Queens ) </li></ul><ul><li>Red Sox (Boston) </li></ul><ul><li>Staten Island Yankees </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Boston Red Sox is the correct answer  <ul><li>The city's two current Major League Baseball teams are the New York Yankees and the New York Mets, who compete in six games every regular season. There are also two minor league baseball teams in the city, the Staten Island Yankees and Brooklyn Cyclones. </li></ul>
  18. 18. The End <ul><li>As you can see that was the final question of our little ‘test’. I hope you all learned something from it! If you want to do it again push the button below this text. </li></ul>