1. The most popular statue in the park is A. Alice in Wonderland B. Hans Christian Anderson C. Balto
2. In the 1960s, what was a regular feature in the park?A. Horse RacingB. HappeningsC. Riots
3. Who never served as parks commissioner?A. Thomas HovingB. Theodore RoooseveltC. Robert Moses
4. Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead designed the park under a plan called the:A. Greensward PlanB. City Beautiful PlanC. Garden City Plan
5. Seneca Village was:A. The land just inside the park at West 72nd Street. Originally inhabited by Seneca Indians, it was commemorated with the building of The Dakota, named for the tribe's distant relations, who lived in that territory.B. The part of the park that once housed a community of African American farmers and entrepreneurs.C. The part of the park that in the 1920s housed an Indian "village," complete with wigwam and trading post.
6. Who was Balto? A. A trained dog that performed in the park, beloved by children in the 1950s. B. The dog that was the mascot of the workmen who built Central Park C. The dog that brought medicine into Nome, Alaska, in the 1920s, averting a diptheria epidemic in that city.
7. Who did NOT give a concert in Central Park? A. Simon and Garfunckel B. Diana Ross C. John Lennon
8. In the 1920s The Casino in Central Park was the haunt of?A. The bootlegger Owney MaddenB. The mayor, Jimmy WalkerC. The governor, Al Smith
9. Who renovated the Wollman Rink?A. Yoko OnoB. Peggy FlemmingC. Donald Trump
10. Bethesda Fountain is most associated with?A. The hippies who congregated there in the 1970sB. The children who gather there to hear fairy talesC. The chess players, who meet there to play on weekend afternoons.
11. The police precinct in Central Park is?A. The city's most dangerousB. The city's least dangerousC. There is no police precinct in the park.
12. The Lake in Central Park was specifically designed for:A. DucksB. FishingC. Gondolas
13. The Dairy was once:A. A farmB. Cow pastureC. A fast food restaurant
14. In 1814 who was encamped in Central Park?A. The HessiansB. American IndiansC. The British
15. In the park there is a trace of the robber barrons, what is it?A. The gates at Conservatory GardenB. The Delacorte ClockC. The Belvedere Castle
16. What is the only formal garden in Central Park?A. Strawberry FieldsB. Conservatory GardenC. Shakespeare Garden
17. The Ladies Pavillon was once a:A. Gazebo on the Vanderbuilt EstateB. A bus stopC. A bandstandCopyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times