This week's Time Out New York (of which I'm a faithful subscriber) includes "The Essential NYC Quiz" to separate the real Noo Yawkers from the faux. Here's a sampling of questions (I'll post the answers in "Comment."):
1. MetLife is to Pan Am as Sony is to:
D. Mutual of New York
2. Which of the following wasn't invented in New York?
A. The Oreo
B. Baked Alaska
C. Caesar Salad
D. Pasta primavera
3. Whose death were the patrons of the Stonewall Inn mourning on the night of the "Stonewall revolution"?
A. Judy Garland
B. John Lennon
C. Marilyn Monroe
D. Edie Sedgwick
4. An egg cream traditionally contains:
C. Eggs and cream
D. None of the above
5. You walk south on Fifth Avenue until the road dead-ends. What do you see in front of you?
A. The original Whitney Museum
B. Jefferson Market Library
C. Washington Square Arch
D. Duane Reade
6. On Sundays in NYC, you are legally allowed to start drinking at what time?
D. Anytime you want
7. Which of the following celebrity couples recently relocated to Brooklyn?
A. Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich
B. Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal
C. Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker
D. Paulina Prizkova and Ric Ocasek
8. The nickname Gotham came from a work by which author?
A. Washington Irving
B. Lewis Carroll
C. Samuel Clemens
D. Nathanael West
9. How did the "21" Club get its name?
A. You had to be 21 to enter
B. It originally had 21 members
C. The club's address was 21
D. During Prohibition, members had to knock twice and then once to gain entrance
10. What is Manhattan's oldest public building in continual use?
A. St. Paul's Chapel
B . Gracie Mansion
C. Cathedral of St. John the Divine
D. City Hall
That's just ten of over 100 questions. How'd ya' do? (I'm not quite a real New Yorker, yet.)