Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers [Apr 16, 2024]

Question 1: Which city is today’s image set in?

New York City
  • New York City
  • New Orleans
  • Houston

Correct Answer: New York City

Fact: Union Square is a popular public plaza in the heart of lower Manhattan. The square itself is a hub of activity, hosting farmers markets, art installations, protests, and other events throughout the year.

Question 2: The oldest statue in Union Square is of…

  • John Adams
  • John F. Kennedy
  • George Washington

Correct Answer: George Washington

Fact: 'George Washington,' dedicated in 1856, is an outdoor sculpture created by Henry Kirke Brown. This bronze equestrian statue portrays Washington commencing his victorious march with the Continental Army through Manhattan in 1783 following the British Army's departure from New York City.

Question 3: Which Latin style of music was born in 1960s New York?

  • Tango
  • Salsa
  • Bossa nova

Correct Answer: Salsa

Fact: The blend of traditional Puerto Rican rhythms, African beats, and jazz influences gave birth to a new genre known as 'salsa.' During the 1950s, there was a significant increase in immigration from Puerto Rico and Cuba in New York. This environment provided the perfect setting for the growth and development of Latin dance music.

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