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Quiz

Q: One of the first stores to open in Soho (1977) was called Artwear. The three-named jewelry-maker behind it was…?
A: Robert Lee Morris


Q: The movie version of this young New York author's bestselling book is being directed by Liev Schreiber and stars Elijah Wood. Hint: He's a three-namer, too.
A: Jonathan Safran Foer


Q: A gossip columnist for a local paper, she was the As Told To part of Jolie Gabor's autobiography. Hint: Who else could it be?
A: Cindy Adams


Q: Name three Martin Scorsese films set in NYC.
A: Mean Streets, Italianamerican, Taxi Driver, New York, New York, After Hours, Goodfellas, The Age of Innocence, Bringing Out the Dead, Gangs of New York


Q: "The higher the hair, the closer to God," she has said. What's the name of Wigstock's Mistress of Ceremonies?
A: The Lady Bunny


Q: If you're in Springfield Gardens, what borough are you in?
A: Queens


Q: Jake Shears, Ana Matronic, Del Marquis, Babydaddy, Paddy Boom. The band?
A: Scissor Sisters


Q: Born Donna Faske in Queens, the daughter of a showroom model and a haberdasher. AKA:
A: Donna Karan


Q: "The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world." Who wrote it, which book?
A: Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby


Q: How many murders were there in NYC last month? a) 41 b) 92 c) 211
A: 41


Q: It was known as the Knickerbocker game—as well as the New York game—in the mid-19th century. What is the sport called now?
A: Baseball


Q: Who moves the cash around the Federal Reserve Bank downtown?
A: Robots
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