How Much Do You Know About Brooklyn?

You might know most of the boroughs pretty well. You might even know Manhattan. But do you know your facts about Brooklyn? Take these 12 questions and find out if you've got the Brooklyn know how in you!
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What is Brooklyn attached to?
Manhattan
Queens
The Bronx
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How many bridges are currently connecting Brooklyn to the other boroughs?
2
3
4
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The highest point in Brooklyn is about ________ above sea level.
30 feet
220 feet
500 feet
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True or false: Brooklyn used to be its own city rather than a borough of Manhattan.
True
False
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True or false: The first and largest battle of the Revolutionary War was fought in Brooklyn.
True
False
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True or false: Brooklyn is the largest of all the New York City boroughs.
True
False
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Where is the main entrance to Seagate found?
Surf avenue
Neptune avenue
Mermaid lane
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What street links the Marine Parkway Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge?
Bedford avenue
Ocean avenue
Flatbush avenue
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In what year were the Brooklyn Dodgers created?
1909
1883
1912
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What former cable news host graduated from Lafayette High School in Brooklyn in 1951?
Larry King
Tucker Carlson
Stephen Colbert
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Which member of the Supreme Court graduated from James Madison High School in Brooklyn?
Bryon White
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
James Rutherford
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What year was Brooklyn officially founded?
1702
1643
1723
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a bit of a Brooklyn newbie! While you might know quite a bit about Manhattan and the surrounding borough. , you're still a bit lost about this historical borough. Fret not, with a little time and some internet research, you'll be a true Brooklyn hero in no time flat!

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Based on this quiz, you are Brooklyn bright! While many may claim to be the master of this NYC borough, you actually know your stuff when it comes to the history of Brooklyn. From the major bridges to the major ports, you know Brooklyn way better than most.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally Brooklyn brilliant! When it comes to Brooklyn, you know your stuff. It's clear to us that you have a great deal of affection for this borough and it's long storied history. Whether you've lived in Brooklyn, or just appreciate this unique place, it's clear that you're a Brooklyn authority!

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1
What is Brooklyn attached to?
Manhattan
Queens
The Bronx
2
How many bridges are currently connecting Brooklyn to the other boroughs?
2
3
4
3
The highest point in Brooklyn is about ________ above sea level.
30 feet
220 feet
500 feet
4
True or false: Brooklyn used to be its own city rather than a borough of Manhattan.
True
False
5
True or false: The first and largest battle of the Revolutionary War was fought in Brooklyn.
True
False
6
True or false: Brooklyn is the largest of all the New York City boroughs.
True
False
7
Where is the main entrance to Seagate found?
Surf avenue
Neptune avenue
Mermaid lane
8
What street links the Marine Parkway Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge?
Bedford avenue
Ocean avenue
Flatbush avenue
9
In what year were the Brooklyn Dodgers created?
1909
1883
1912
10
What former cable news host graduated from Lafayette High School in Brooklyn in 1951?
Larry King
Tucker Carlson
Stephen Colbert
11
Which member of the Supreme Court graduated from James Madison High School in Brooklyn?
Bryon White
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
James Rutherford
12
What year was Brooklyn officially founded?
1702
1643
1723