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Spanish Harlem: Quiz


Question 1: Yemeni merchants, for example, work in local convenience stores alongside immigrants from the ________.
Dominican RepublicCubaHaitiNicaragua

Question 2: In the 1920s and early 1930s, Italian Harlem was represented by future Mayor ________ in Congress, and later by Italian-American socialist Vito Marcantonio.
Frank MurphyDavid L. LawrenceRobert F. WagnerFiorello La Guardia

Question 3: Over 25% of the population resides in units managed by the ________.
New York City CouncilNew York City Housing AuthorityNew York City Police DepartmentNew York City Sheriff's Office

Question 4: Puerto Rican immigration after the ________ established an enclave at the western portion of Italian Harlem (around 110th Street and Lexington Avenue), which became known as Spanish Harlem.
Caucasus CampaignWorld War IWestern Front (World War I)Armenian Genocide

Question 5: Manhattan Community District 11, which covers Spanish Harlem and a part of the ________, has a population of 117,743 as of the 2000 US census.
BoweryTimes SquareSutton Place, ManhattanUpper East Side

Question 6: The primary business hub of Spanish Harlem has historically been East 116th Street from 5th Avenue headed east to its termination at the ________.
Harlem River DriveTrans-Manhattan ExpresswayFranklin D. Roosevelt East River DriveHenry Hudson Parkway

Question 7: The entirety of the feature film Vote For Me! takes place in current-day Spanish Harlem, and was written and directed by New York State Assemblyman ________.
Staten IslandNelson Antonio DenisNew York CityPuerto Rican literature

Question 8: Spanish Harlem, also known as El Barrio and East Harlem,[1] is a neighborhood in ________, a neighborhood of New York City, New York, United States, in the north-eastern part of the borough of Manhattan.
Upper West SideTimes SquareHarlemBowery

Question 9: Fear of a wave of ________ displacing current low income and long time residents has created tension in the community.
Rent controlSan FranciscoGentrificationNew York City

Question 10: The neighborhood boundaries are Harlem River to the north, the East River to the east, East 96th Street to the south, and ________ to the west.
Times SquareMadison AvenueFifth AvenueBroadway (New York City)


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