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MUG's monthly quiz.

Q: What year did the TKTS booth open?
a) 1966 b) 1973 c) 1977
A: 1973

Q: Born in NYC, he was 24 when he won the Council of Fashion Designers of America's Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent, the youngest person to receive that award. His name?
A: Marc Jacobs

Q: Brooklyn-born Belle Miriam Silverman died earlier this year. By what name was she better known?
A: Beverly Sills

Q: What was the name of Rocco DiSpirito's first restaurant as head chef?
a) Annabelle b) Bella Luna c) Calla d) DiSpirito's
A: Annabelle

Q: Who is the current Parks Commissioner?
a) Benny Applebee b) Peabo Bryson c) Adrian Bryan-Brown d) Bea Benaderet e) Adrian Benepe
A: Adrian Benepe

Q: In what borough is Extra Place?
A: Manhattan

Q: He was born in NYC, suffered from dyslexia as a child, graduated from Stanford, and has reported from Baghdad, mostly for NBC News, since 2003. His name?
A: Richard Engel

Q: When JFK Airport first opened, what was its official name? (trick question)
A: New York International Airport. (Idlewild was the unofficial name, though used as its airport code).

Q: Who starred in Martin Scorsese's movie New York, New York?
A: Robert De Niro and Liza Minnelli

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