Sunday, September 11, 2016

Geography quiz: Where is New York City?

OK, for a change of pace, here's a bit of geography trivia turned into a one question quiz.

If you go due east from New York City, what major European capital do you come closest to?

Here are some choices:

A) London
B) Amsterdam
C) Paris
D) Madrid

answer below

The answer? Madrid!

Yes, Madrid.  Madrid is at 40 degrees, 23 minutes north.   New York is 40 degrees, 42 minutes north. If you go due east from New York City you miss Madrid by only 20 miles.

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