Quiz - Crime Edition
Our monthly quiz.
Q: The Plug Uglies and the Dead Rabbits were gangs associated with what murderous neighborhood?
A: Five Points. [A reader sent us this link, which suggests that the Plug Uglies operated in Baltimore and not New York, contrary to popular belief]
Q: Which NYC restaurant, associated with George Washington, was also the site of a 1975 lunchtime bombing by the terrorist group F.A.L.N.?
A: Fraunces Tavern
Q: Where was Tammany Hall located?
A: East 14th [3rd/Irving]
Q: Two Vice Presidents have shot people. Name them.
A: Aaron Burr, Dick Cheney.
Q: In what year was John Lennon murdered?
a) 1975 b) 1980 c) 1985
Q: Winston Moseley stabbed her on the night of March 13, 1964 in Kew Gardens. Who was she?
A: Kitty Genovese
Q: Looking for Mr. Goodbar, the Diane Keaton/Richard Gere movie (based on the Judith Rossner novel) is based on a true incident that happened in which part of town?
a) Upper East Side b) Upper West Side c) The West Village
A: Upper West Side
Q: The Audubon Ballroom was the site of an assassination. Who was the victim?
A: Malcolm X
Q: Mob boss Paul Castellano was murdered outside which steak house?
a) The Palm b) Peter Luger c) Sparks d) Smith & Wollensky