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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Nieuw Amsterdam, Lower Manhattan: Early East River docks along left bottom; protective wall against the British on right. West is at top. (Castello Plan, 1660)
  New York Harbor, oil painting by George McCord (1848–1909)
  Sandy Hook and Rockaway Point across from each other at the place where the Lower New York Bay and the Atlantic Ocean meet (lower left)
  Manhattan, across the harbor from Liberty State Park

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  New York Harbor, oil painting by George McCord (1848–1909)
  Convoy out of Brooklyn, February 1942, probably bound for Belfast Photograph from a blimp from NAS Lakehurst.
  Manhattan, across the harbor from Liberty State Park
  Manhattan, across the harbor from Liberty State Park

Question 3: Although most ferry service is private, the ________ is operated by the New York City Department of Transportation.
Staten Island FerryManhattanSt. George Ferry TerminalNew York City Subway

Question 4: On the Waterfront, Malcolm Johnson, ("Crime on the Waterfront," New York Sun in 24 parts, 1948; Pulitzer Prize, 1949); additional material, ________; introduction, Haynes Johnson; Chamberlain Bros.
Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay)Billy WilderBudd SchulbergAlan Jay Lerner

Question 5: In March 2006, the Port passenger facility was to be transferred to ________.
DP WorldShanghaiUnited StatesUnited Arab Emirates

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  The Statue of Liberty
  A U.S sailor's album snapshot of a railroad car float in the Harbor, 1919.

Question 7: [13] Other vehicular routes across the Harbor include the PATH tunnel and, lower down, the ________.
Robert F. Kennedy BridgeBronx–Whitestone BridgeVerrazano-Narrows BridgeGeorge Washington Bridge

Question 8: ________
Goethals BridgeHolland TunnelPort Authority of New York and New JerseyTriborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority

Question 9: Currently the Corps of Engineers is contracting out deepening to 50 feet (15 m), to accommodate Post-Panamax container vessels, which can pass through the ________.
EgyptSuez CanalCairoSuez Crisis

Question 10: [16] New York City is still serviced by several cruise lines, commuter ________, and tourist excursion boats.
Cable ferryZero-fare public transportFerryHovercraft







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