The Ultimate Thanksgiving in the Big Apple Quiz

By: Staff

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

New York City… There's really nowhere else like it -- the food, the culture, the shopping. And what better time to go shopping than over Thanksgiving weekend, the launching of the Christmas shopping season? Top off your trip with a tour of the city -- or stay indoors at one of the many museums the city has to offer. Take this quiz to learn more about Thanksgiving weekend in NYC.

The day after Thanksgiving is called what?

Thanksgiving always falls on the last Thursday of November. The next day is called Black Friday, and is often the busiest shopping day of the year.

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Where is Macy's flagship store located?

There are hundreds of Macy's locations around the country, but in Manhattan's Herald Square you can find the flagship of the fleet.

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On Black Friday you can pick up a laptop for as little as how much?

If you get to Best Buy or Circuit City early enough, you might be able to grab one of their $100 laptops -- or even a free digital camera.

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What time do the SoHo boutiques usually open?

Unlike Macy's and Best Buy, which open around 5 or 6 a.m. on Black Friday, the SoHo boutiques open at 9 a.m. They do, however, offer good deals on high-end fashion.

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The Pen Top Bar and Terrace is at which of these glitzy New York Hotels?

After a day of shopping you might enjoy relaxing with a cocktail at The Pen Top Bar and Terrace at Peninsula Hotel.

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If you want to visit Tiffany or Saks Fifth Avenue, which area of Manhattan should you visit?

The ritzy stores are clustered in Midtown East, on the upper blocks of the 50s.

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Which of these Broadway shows will you be able to see on Thanksgiving night?

Most Broadway shows do not play Thanksgiving night, but you will be able to see Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, and Chicago, to name a few.

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What time are the Friday matinees to make up for the Thanksgiving blackout?

Friday after the Thanksgiving many Broadway shows offer a 2 p.m. matinee to make up for the show they did perform the night before.

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How do locals refer to the Metropolitan Museum of Art?

Things can get a little confusing when someone says, "The Met," because they might be referring to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, or they could be talking about the opera.

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The National Museum of the American Indian has a sister site in which U.S. city?

At One Bowling Green in Manhattan, you will find one of the two National Museums of the American Indian. The other is located in Washington, D.C.

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Which of these museums is open on Thanksgiving Day?

The Rubin Museum of Art is one of the few museums open on Thanksgiving Day.

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What sort of art is featured at the Rubin Museum?

The Rubin Museum offers five floors of paintings, sculptures, and artifacts focusing on the Himalayas.

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How much does admission to the Rubin Museum cost?

The $10 admission fee to the Rubin Museum includes a late-afternoon guided tour of the museum.

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"Bhutan: The Sacred Within" is an exhibit by which of these famous Japanese photographers?

Renowned Japanese photographer Kenro Izu's collection "Bhutan: The Sacred Within" is on display at the Rubin Museum.

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Which sport do people play on the North Meadow of Central Park?

On the North Meadow you can find people playing football, often in organized leagues and teams.

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Where should you go to acquire a football permit?

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (the Parks Department) issues permits for the use of athletic facilities and parks.

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Where's the best place to go if you're interested in playing sports other than football?

On Thanksgiving weekend Chelsea Piers is full of people playing all kinds of sports, including soccer, ice hockey, and volleyball.

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Which of these charitable organizations delivers food directly to the homeless?

The Bowery Mission not only serves meals at its main facility, it also has volunteers who bring food to the homeless at parks around the city.

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Which of these performance venues has volunteers running its gift shop?

The New York City Ballet supplements the staff for its gift shop with volunteers during the busy holiday season.

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Which of these government offices can provide you information on volunteering and donations?

If you are in the spirit of giving, consider stopping by the Mayor's Volunteer Center for information on where to go, and how you can best help those in need.

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