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 Racing
3. Who never served as parks commissioner?
A. Thomas Hoving
B. Theodore Rooosevelt
C. Robert Moses
4. Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead designed the park under a plan called the:
A. Greensward Plan
B. City Beautiful Plan
C. 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 Madden
B. The mayor, Jimmy Walker
C. The governor, Al Smith
9. Who renovated the Wollman Rink?
A. Yoko Ono
B. Peggy Flemming
C. Donald Trump
10. Bethesda Fountain is most associated with?
A. The hippies who congregated there in the 1970s
B. The children who gather there to hear fairy tales
C. The chess players, who meet there to play on weekend afternoons.
11. The police precinct in Central Park is?
A. The city's most dangerous
B. The city's least dangerous
C. There is no police precinct in the park.
12. The Lake in Central Park was specifically designed for:
13. The Dairy was once:
A. A farm
B. Cow pasture
C. A fast food restaurant
14. In 1814 who was encamped in Central Park?
A. The Hessians
B. American Indians
C. The British
15. In the park there is a trace of the robber barrons, what is it?
A. The gates at Conservatory Garden
B. The Delacorte Clock
C. The Belvedere Castle
16. What is the only formal garden in Central Park?
A. Strawberry Fields
B. Conservatory Garden
C. Shakespeare Garden
17. The Ladies Pavillon was once a:
A. Gazebo on the Vanderbuilt Estate
B. A bus stop
C. A bandstand
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