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Shine those party shoes and get yerself revved up for the Columbus Day Magical Extravaganza!

Columbus Day Parade quiz time! Answers are posted here.

  1. Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria – what NY (and NYTimes) artist hid his daughter’s name, Nina, in the designs of his drawings?
  2. Which subway line does not stop at Columbus Circle?
    a) A line b) 1 line c) 2 line d) D line
  3. Below 59th Street, Columbus Avenue is known as what? / And from110th to 122nd?
    a) 7th Avenue / Claremont Avenue b) 8th Avenue / Manhattan Avenue c) 9th Avenue / Morningside Drive d) 10th Avenue / Lenox Avenue
  4. The first Labor Day Parade was held in 1882, when 30,000 workers demonstrated in Union Square for what?
    a) an eight-hour workday b) increased child labor age c) increased minimum wage d) casual Fridays
  5. The West Indian American Parade is held every year on what holiday?
  6. The National Puerto Rican Day Parade started in 1995; the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City began in what year?
    a) 1957 b) 1967 c) 1977 d) 1987
  7. The first Macy's Day Parade was held on Thanksgiving Day in 1924 and was called what?
    a) Macy’s Floats and Treats Parade b) Macy’s American Discovery Parade c) Macy’s Maize Day Parade d) Macy's Christmas Day Parade
  8. Macy's is the world's second largest consumer of helium. Who is the first?
    a) The United States government b) M.I.T. c) the burnouts from your high school d) the Good Year Blimp
  9. Which parade does not go along Fifth Avenue?
    a) Puerto Rican Day Parade b) Columbus Day Parade c) Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade d) Gay Pride Parade
  10. Which parade traditionally has no floats?
    a) Columbus Day Parade b) Mermaid Parade c) Halloween Parade d) Easter Parade
  11. Extra Credit:
    Since 1971, Columbus Day has been commemorated in the U.S. on the second Monday in October, the same day as what festive holiday in Canada?