State Quiz - New York

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of New York?
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Last updated: August 30, 2020
First submittedJuly 7, 2015
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State capital
Albany
State nickname
The Empire State
Second most populous city
Buffalo
Third most populous city
Rochester
Major set of waterfalls shared
with Canada
Niagara Falls
Cayuga, Seneca, Oneida, etc…
The Finger Lakes
Most populous islands
Long Island
Manhattan
Staten Island
Major river that flows to the sea
at New York City
Hudson
Canal connecting the above to
the Great Lakes
Erie Canal
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Confederation of six different
Native American tribes
Iroquois
Lake between New York and Vermont
Champlain
Mountain range in which the
"Borscht Belt" is located
Catskill Mountains
Mountain range covering much
of northeast New York
Adirondack
Mountains
1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics host
Lake Placid
Ichabod Crane's village
Sleepy Hollow
Battles considered to be the
"turning point" of the Revolutionary War
Battles of Saratoga
Famous 1969 music festival
Woodstock
Village home to the Baseball
Hall of Fame
Cooperstown
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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 84
Jan 19, 2021
I'm pretty sure the Quizmaster's from Seattle
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Level 66
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 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 46
Apr 4, 2017
Maybe do a Delaware state trivia quiz?
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Level 89
May 21, 2017
Please accept Haudenosaunee for Iroquois
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Level 65
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 56
Feb 6, 2020
Surprised how much I know!
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Level 76
Sep 21, 2020
I almost blanked on the last one (phew)
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Level 50
Dec 30, 2020
Tied as best performance on a country quiz, along with Maine, Vermont, Delaware, New Jersey, and North Dakota.
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Level 50
Dec 30, 2020
And New Mexico!
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Level 64
Jan 19, 2021
Is it just me, or as these states quizzes easier than the country quizzes (for Americans at least)? Although the early country quizzes were also not too bad, so it might get more difficult with smaller, less notable states.
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Level 62
Jan 19, 2021
As I European I find them way harder than the countries quizzes. I only got 9 on this one and most of the ones I didn’t get does not even ring a bell. There is no chance I will ever get the badge without starting to cheat
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Level 56
Jan 19, 2021
Wasn't Yorkville the battle that turned the war around? At least according to Hamilton, where most people now get their rev war history from...
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Level 50
Jan 19, 2021
The battle of Yorktown was the last major battle in the war, but the song "Yorktown" does cover a significant amount of the second half of the war, since Hamilton's personal issues took up most of the first act.