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Ulster County, New York: Quiz


Question 1: The former ________ brought Pennsylvania coal to Kingston on the Hudson.
Delaware and Hudson RailwayDelaware and Hudson CanalHigh Falls Historic DistrictRondout Creek

Question 2: The New York State Thruway ________ runs north-south through the county, carrying a lot of traffic to and from New York City and its surroundings.
Interstate 87Interstate 84 (east)Interstate 88 (east)Interstate 78

Question 3: As of the ________[1] of 2000, there were 177,749 people, 67,499 households, and 43,536 families residing in the county.

Question 4: As of the 2000 census, the ________ was 177,749.
OverpopulationPopulation growthPopulationWorld population

Question 5: 19.2% were of Italian, 16.8% Irish, 15.5% German, 6.8% English and 4.7% American ancestry according to ________.
Mexican American2000 United States CensusHispanic and Latino AmericansWhite American

Question 6: The county is named for the Irish province of Ulster, then an earldom of the ________ (later James II).
Duke of RothesayDuke of CornwallDuke of YorkDuke of Edinburgh

Question 7: However, recent population estimates completed by the ________ for the 12-month period ending July 1 (2007) are at 181,860 residents.
United States Census BureauNew EnglandSouthern United StatesMidwestern United States

Question 8: Ulster County at the ________
Life (magazine)Jim BarksdaleOpen Directory ProjectTime Warner

Question 9: During the ________ volunteers were recruited from the more affluent families of the County to form the 139th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
TennesseeUnited StatesBleeding KansasAmerican Civil War

Question 10: It sits in the state's Mid-Hudson Region of the ________.
Champlain ValleyAdirondack MountainsRidge-and-Valley AppalachiansHudson Valley


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