New York City

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#1  Location  50 seconds

Where is New York City?

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

New York City was the first capital of the United States of America. True or False?

True

False

Contrary to popular assumption, New York City was the first capital of the United States, not Washington D.C.

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

During the 19th century, what species was so popular that their shells were used to pave Pearl street?

Oysters

Clams

Scallops

Mussels

It's only a theory, but many believe its name is from being covered with oyster shells crushed by the Dutch in the 1700s

#4  Location  50 seconds

Where is the Statue of Liberty?

#5  Type answer  30 seconds

The Statue of Liberty was a gift bestowed in 1886 for America’s centennial celebration. What country gifted it?

France

It was then shipped as 350 pieces in over 200 crates and took more than four months to assemble.

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

Which statement is false regarding the Statue of Liberty?

She was painted green to symbolize abundance.

Her head is 20 centimeters off center.

The spikes on her crown represent the oceans and continents of the world.

Her face was modeled after the designer’s, Auguste Bartholdi's, mother.

When she first arrived she was the color of a shiny new penny. The statue is green due to the oxidation of the copper.

#7  Location  50 seconds

Where is the Empire State Building?

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

The iconic Empire State Building has its own zip code, what is it?

10118

10008

10018

11118

As of 2022, there are 43 buildings in New York City with their own zip code!

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

What instrument can you hear playing from the 86th floor observatory of the Empire State Building on weekend evenings?

Saxophone

Trumpet

Bassoon

Piano

The musician even takes special requests and can help set the mood for anyone looking to make a romantic gesture.

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

What is illegal in New York City?

Honking

Going topless

Spitting

Bathing a donkey in your house

It's true, but rarely enforced. Pro tip: You can bathe a donkey, it is only illegal if the donkey sleeps during its bath

#11  Buttons  20 seconds

New York City is the most multicultural city in the world? True or False?

False

True

It's only 6th. However, with more than 800 languages spoken in New York City, it's the most linguistically diverse city!
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