10 most difficult New York riddles A list of New York related questions that are most often answered incorrectly New York quiz This is a statue of a heroic dog, erected in 1925 in Central Park. What was the dog's name?Balto was a sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported to combat an outbreak of the disease. After the mission's success, Balto and the Norwegian Gunnar Kaasen, who drove the sled, became celebrities.very hard 25% HachikoHachiko41%LaikaLaika20%BaltoBalto25%Rin Tin TinRin Tin Tin12%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1106 answers in 2 languages »Alaska riddles » Gordon Bennett Cup is the most prestigious trophy in ballooning. Who was Gordon Bennett?Newspaper publisher. James Gordon Bennett, Jr. (1841-1918) was publisher of the New York Herald. He sponsored many sport and exploration events, including the first tennis match in the United States and Henry Morton Stanley's trip to Africa to find David Livingstone. He established three Gordon Bennett Cups : for international yachting, for automobile races and for balooning. The last one continues to this day.very hard 38% newspaper publishernewspaper publisher38%inventor of hot air balooninventor of hot air baloon22%governor of Canadagovernor of Canada16%early balooning pioneerearly balooning pioneer22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14858 answers in 2 languages »trophies riddles » What was special about the construction of the Empire State Building?It was built quickly and under budget. The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, or 7 million man-hours. To this day, this is a record for a skyscraper of its height. Due to reduced costs during the Depression, the final costs totaled only $24.7 million instead of the estimated $43 million.very hard 39% it was built on a wooden frameit was built on a wooden frame13%it was built with no detailed plansit was built with no detailed plans22%it was built quickly and under budgetit was built quickly and under budget39%it was built top to bottomit was built top to bottom24%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12591 answers in 2 languages »construction riddles » How was an elephant Topsy put to death?Electrocution. Topsy was a female Asian elephant put to death at a Coney Island, New York amusement park by electrocution in January 1903.very hard 39% strangulationstrangulation13%firing squadfiring squad30%electrocutionelectrocution39%starvingstarving16%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 8084 answers in 2 languages »elephants riddles » Where is the main campus of the Columbia University?On Manhattan. The university was established as King's College by George II, and later renamed Columbia College in 1784 following the American Revolutionary War. hard 40% On The Canaveral SeashoreOn The Canaveral Seashore23%Near Niagara FallsNear Niagara Falls16%On ManhattanOn Manhattan40%Near The White HouseNear The White House19%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 5963 answers in 2 languages »universities riddles » When was the Statue of Liberty created?1884. The statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, was a gift from the French nation, commemorating the struggle for US independence. Its official name is "Liberty Enlightening the World". hard 44% 1784178418%1814181426%1884188444%1915191510%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 3117 answers in 2 languages »the United States riddles » If you sail due east from New York City, which European country do you land in?Portugal. Generally, most of the Western Europe is located farther north than the United States. New York City has pretty much the same latitude as Naples, Madrid or Istanbul. If you sail west from Great Britain (no matter which point you start at), you will land in Canada - the latitude of London corresponds to the southernmost shore of the Hudson Bay!hard 47% Great BritainGreat Britain17%IrelandIreland22%FranceFrance13%PortugalPortugal47%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17820 answers in 2 languages »Portugal riddles » Where is New York?At point 1. The easily recognizable Long Island extends 118 miles (190 km) eastward from New York Harbor. It is both the longest and the largest island in the contiguous United States. hard 47% at point 1at point 147%at point 2at point 225%at point 3at point 317%at point 4at point 49%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 26903 answers in 2 languages »cities of North America riddles » Bonanno, Colombo and Genovesse are ...New York City organised crime families. Those are the names of 3 out of 5 major New York City organized crime families called "The Five Families". The term was first used in 1931, when Salvatore Maranzano formally organized the previously warring gangs into what are now known as the Bonanno, Colombo, Gambino, Genovese, and Lucchese crime families.hard 54% Swiss cantonsSwiss cantons19%Types of Italian cheeseTypes of Italian cheese11%Names of famous impressionistsNames of famous impressionists14%New York City organised crime familiesNew York City organised crime families54%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 462 answers in 2 languages »USA riddles » Where is this well known spiral gallery located in?New York. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the cylindrical building of the Guggenheim Museum is one of the 20th century's most important architectural landmarks. Its unique ramp gallery extends from just under the skylight in the ceiling in a long, continuous spiral until it reaches the ground level.hard 58% New YorkNew York58%LondonLondon11%TokyoTokyo21%ParisParis8%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 16461 answers in 2 languages »museums riddles » Play New York quiz and see all the questions.