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Cross Bronx Expressway: Quiz


Question 1: The Cross Bronx ends 1.5 miles (2.4 km) later at the Throgs Neck Expressway, where traffic from Interstate 695 merges on towards the ________.
Verrazano-Narrows BridgeBronx–Whitestone BridgeThrogs Neck BridgeRobert F. Kennedy Bridge

Question 2: This is partially responsible for the public opposition to many other planned expressways in ________ that were later cancelled – in particular, the Lower Manhattan Expressway.
New York metropolitan areaNew York CityBrooklynQueens

Question 3: The Cross Bronx Expressway is a major expressway (freeway) in the ________ borough of the Bronx, conceived by Robert Moses and built between 1948 and 1972.
New York metropolitan areaNew York CityBrooklynManhattan

Question 4: Going eastbound (I-95 northbound), the interchange allows access to southbound ________, northbound I-95 (Bruckner Expressway) and southbound I-295.
Interstate 278Interstate 495 (New York)Interstate 295 (New York)Interstate 678

Question 5: ________ proposed a six-lane expressway to run through the heart of the South Bronx in 1945 when the South Bronx was far south of the route.
Robert MosesJohn Adams DixMario CuomoCarmine DeSapio

Question 6: Many have blamed the Cross Bronx Expressway for worsening the decay of neighborhoods in the ________, with the prominent example being the neighborhood of Tremont.
Morrisania, BronxThe BronxSouth Bronx, BronxSoundview, Bronx

Question 7: [8] When the ________ opened on January 11, 1961, the Cross Bronx was extended east as one of its two northern approaches.
Bronx–Whitestone BridgeVerrazano-Narrows BridgeThrogs Neck BridgeRobert F. Kennedy Bridge

Question 8: Though it would not be built to ________ standards, it would be 60 feet (18 m) wide with grade separations "where considered necessary and desirable".

Question 9: The cost was estimated at $17,000,000, higher than most improvements because of the "topographical conditions, high land values, and ________".
São PauloMegalopolis (city type)CityUrban area

Question 10: However, the highway has severe traffic problems, and its construction has also been blamed for devastating a number of low-income neighborhoods in the ________.
Morrisania, BronxThe BronxSouth Bronx, BronxSoundview, Bronx


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