New York State Trivia

Name these things associated with the state of New York.
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Last updated: July 8, 2015
First submittedJuly 7, 2015
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State capital
Albany
Second biggest city
Buffalo
Third biggest city
Rochester
"Borscht Belt" mountain range
Catskill Mountains
Mountain range in northeast
New York
Adirondack
Mountains
Cayuga, Seneca, Oneida, etc…
The Finger Lakes
Most populous islands
Long Island
Manhattan
Staten Island
State nickname
The Empire State
Confederation of six
Native American tribes
Iroquois
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What the U stands for in SUNY
University
Lake between New York and Vermont
Champlain
Technology company based in Armonk
IBM
Major river that flows to the sea at NYC
Hudson
Canal connecting the above to
the Great Lakes
Erie Canal
Largest of the Niagara Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Two-time Winter Olympics host
Lake Placid
Disease caused by ticks
Lyme Disease
Ichabod Crane's village
Sleepy Hollow
Last name of politicians
Andrew and Mario
Cuomo
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Level 79
Jul 7, 2015
The western half of the lower Hudson is in New Jersey.
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Level ∞
Jul 8, 2015
Okay, I changed that question.
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Level 78
Jul 10, 2015
Ok, I am claiming ignorance here. I am trying to figure out what Lyme Disease has to do with New York specifically..
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Level 78
Sep 21, 2015
Especially since the name comes from Old Lyme, Connecticut.
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Level 71
Nov 12, 2015
Agreed
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Level 63
Apr 22, 2017
Certain parts of New York are on the border of Connecticut and, for whatever reason, ticks don't seem to recognize state lines. My doctor once said to me, after I had contracted Lyme, "it's not a matter of whether you contract Lyme disease [in the Hudson Valley], but when ."
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Level 71
Sep 9, 2019
Lyme and Old Lyme, Connecticut are in the eastern part of the state, not an area that borders New York.
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Level 31
Nov 12, 2015
I can tell whoever made this quiz is from "upstate" New York. Which is the entire state except NYC. I'm so sick of having to say I'm from "New-York-Not-The-City" Great quiz thanks!
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Level 65
Nov 12, 2015
the Adirondaks rival any other mountain region in the country for beauty. I am surprised that the region was never made a national park, but it does have state park protection.
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Level 59
Nov 13, 2015
Now to figure out what S means in SUNY?
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Level 71
Jan 19, 2016
I live in NYS and I'm disappointed that I only got 20/21. I feel stupid for not knowing about IBM
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Level 43
Apr 4, 2017
Maybe do a Delaware state trivia quiz?
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Level 88
May 21, 2017
Please accept Haudenosaunee for Iroquois
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Level 63
Sep 7, 2019
Missed Manhattan because I got Long Island and Staten Island, and then fixated on answers with "Island" in the name. Roosevelt Island...no. Governor's Island...no. What else could there be? Didn't know IBM was based in New York.
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Level 55
Feb 6, 2020
Surprised how much I know!
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Level 80
Mar 22, 2020
The Horseshoe Falls are almost entirely in another country altogether.
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Level 65
Mar 28, 2020
What does Lyme Disease have to do with New York?
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Level 32
Apr 8, 2020
Horseshoe falls is in Canada lol