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Parkchester, Bronx: Quiz


Question 1: Its boundaries, starting from the north and moving clockwose are: the Amtrak to the west and north, White Plains Road to the east, and the infamous ________ to the south.
Major Deegan ExpresswayInterstate 678Bruckner ExpresswayCross Bronx Expressway

Question 2: As of 2007, the Parkchester apartment complex includes a very large, thriving, well-established ________ population: Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Indian, including Catholics, Muslims, and Hindus.
Punjabi languageBrāhmī scriptSouth AsiaHindustani language

Question 3: Bx22: to ________ or Castle Hill (via Castle Hill Av)
Bronx High School of ScienceColumbia UniversityNew York City Department of EducationThe Bronx

Question 4: Castle Hill Middle School is a public ________ situated on East Tremont Avenune and Purdy Street.
Middle schoolSecondary educationHigh schoolCollege

Question 5: In 1974, approximately one-third of the complex was converted to ________, with the remaining portion, now Parkchester South Condominium converted later, in 1986.
Property lawCondominiumAllodial titleReal estate

Question 6: While the population is approximately over 20% ________ and Latino, the complex once had a whites-only policy.
African American cultureGreat Migration (African American)African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)African American

Question 7: St. Raymond Academy for Girls is a Private ________ situated on Castle Hill Avenue.
Secondary educationHigh schoolPublic school (government funded)Gymnasium (school)

Question 8: Metropolitan Life displayed an intricate ________ of the proposed development at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Scale modelModel aircraftModel carRail transport modelling

Question 9: There are also a number of Italian, Polish, Irish, and ________ residents.
Cham AlbaniansAlbanian diasporaAlbanian languageAlbanians

Question 10: The housing development has the same origins as Stuyvesant Town, Peter Cooper Village and Riverton Houses in ________, all of which were originally developed and owned by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
Staten IslandManhattanBrooklynNew York City


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