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Bronx Trivia Test

How well do you remember The Bronx? Find out with this 20-question trivia test. (It won't go on your permanent record.)

1. What Bronx high school has the most (8) Nobel Prize. Winners? Answer

2. What Cardinal Hayes graduate and television personality had a Bronx street named after him? Answer

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4. Name this Concourse department store by filling in the name in their jingle. "When the values go up, up, up, and the prices go down, down down, (ANSWER) this season will show you the reason, low overhead,low overhead." Answer

5. What was the original name of the sporting goods store located on Fordham Road that has since has become Modells? Answer

6. What was the nautical nickname of the Art Deco building that is located on the Concourse and 166th Street.? The [ANSWER] Building. Answer

7. The 7th Ave Express train that originated at the South Ferry Station terminated at what Bronx Station? Answer

8. What was the name of the Bronx college that initially housed the Half of Fame? Answer

9. What was the name of the famous frankfurter stand located on Fordham Road across the street from the Valentine movie theatre? Answer

10. What section of the Bronx was "Custard's Last Stand" located? Answer

11. What was the name of the large insurance company that purchased land in the Bronx to build Parkchester? Answer

12. Duke Ellington. R.H. Macy, and George M.Cohan all share a Bronx connection. What is it? Answer

13. How many people did Jahn's "Kitchen Sink" feed? Answer

14. What was the most popular chocolate syrup that a Bronxite would use when making a homemade egg cream?

15. A very popular 1950S Bronx radio jingle advertisement for Saks Quality Furniture Included a phone number.  Complete this phone number; Melrose 5 - 53___. Answer

16. Complete this Bronx radio advertisement jingle: Learn dancing in a hurry with ________________. Answer

17. The Bronx has the country's oldest:
beer brewery
municipal golf course
motorcycle racetrack

18. Complete this early 1960s Bronx television & radio jingle;  "Mommy & Daddy take my hand, take me out to [ANSWER] Answer

19. If you took the D train from the Concourse in 1954 and traveled to Coney Island, how much would you have paid for a token?
a. ten cents
b. fifteen cents
c. twenty cents


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