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Washington Heights, Manhattan: Quiz


Question 1: Karina Pasian (1991-), Recording R&B Singer from ________.
LL Cool JDef Jam RecordingsFoxy Brown (rapper)Nas

Question 2: Hall-of-Fame infielder Rod Carew, a perennial batting champion in the 1970s, also grew up in Washington Heights, having emigrated with his family from ________ at the age of fourteen.
Costa RicaPanamaNicaraguaDominican Republic

Question 3: On February 21, 1965, ________ was assassinated during a speech at the Audubon Ballroom, on Broadway at West 165th Street.
Martin Luther King, Jr.African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Rosa ParksMalcolm X

Question 4: ________, scholar and Harvard University professor
Calvert WatkinsRichard Nelson FryeAli S. AsaniJames R. Russell

Question 5: ________, Mayor of New York City 1990-1994.
Robert F. Wagner, Jr.David DinkinsRuth MessingerPercy Sutton

Question 6: In September 2007, it commenced a three-year collaboration with the ________.
New York CityBeacon, New YorkDia:BeaconDia Art Foundation

Question 7: [19] There remains a significant Jewish population, particularly on the west side of Broadway, descended from the previous wave of immigration, as well as students (and recent graduates) of the neighborhood's ________.
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological SeminaryYeshiva UniversityYeshiva College (Yeshiva University)Joseph B. Soloveitchik

Question 8: Jim Dwyer (1957-), columnist and reporter at ________.
The Boston GlobeInternational Herald TribuneThe New York TimesThe New York Times Company

Question 9: The ________[22] held a forum, "Saving Sherman Creek," in January 2006 at the Harvard Club of New York.
George W. BushSandra Day O'ConnorManhattan Institute for Policy ResearchNew York City

Question 10: During the 1950s and 1960s, many Greeks moved to Washington Heights; the community was referred to as the "Astoria of Manhattan." As the nickname became widespread, ________ and Puerto Ricans moved to the area.
White Latin AmericanLatin AmericaCubansSpain


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