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Colonie, New York: Quiz

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Question 1: Interstate 87, ________, and US Route 9 pass through the town.
New York State Route 28New York State Route 32Interstate 787New York State Route 7

Question 2: It is the largest suburb of ________, and one of the largest towns in the United States by area; the town occupies nearly a quarter of Albany County.
Schenectady, New YorkCapital DistrictGreen Island, New YorkAlbany, New York

Question 3: ________ (ALB) -- An airport servicing Albany and the region; technically the airport is in Latham
Northwest AirlinesAlbany International AirportContinental AirlinesSyracuse Hancock International Airport

Question 4: The north town line borders Schenectady County, and Saratoga County, marked by the ________.
Rome, New YorkCatskill MountainsMohawk RiverHudson River

Question 5: The central part of the town was once the location of the extensive ________ community farms.
Huguenot18th centuryShakersUnited States

Question 6: Much of that land is now occupied by the ________.
Northwest AirlinesAlbany International AirportContinental AirlinesSyracuse Hancock International Airport

Question 7: The name is derived from the Dutch Colonye or "Colonie," derived from the Colonie of ________.
Kiliaen van Rensselaer (Dutch merchant)Manor of RensselaerswyckAlbany, New YorkCapital District

Question 8: Colonie is a town in Albany County, ________, United States (pronounced /ˌkɒləˈniː/).
New YorkNew JerseyConnecticutMassachusetts

Question 9: ________, a liberal arts college, is located in the hamlet of Newtonville (but has a Loudonville mailing address).
St. Bonaventure UniversitySiena CollegeSt. Francis CollegeSaint Francis University

Question 10: Although not dedicated to the town of Colonie, the offices and distribution center for the major daily local newspaper, Albany Times Union (owned by the ________, lies within the town.
ESPNHearst CorporationLifetime Entertainment ServicesA&E Television Networks







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