New York Facts: Lesson for Kids


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What does 'urban' mean?

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1. Which European first began to explore the waters and lands of New York?

2. Who are immigrants?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

New York State is located in the northeastern part of the United States. This quiz will ask you five multiple-choice questions about New York's history, capital, and famous sites.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will challenge you to:

  • Define the word ''urban''
  • Name the person who first explored the water and land that became New York
  • Understand what immigrants are
  • Know New York's capital city
  • Remember where the famous New Year's Eve ball is dropped

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can define the word ''urban''
  • Information recall - remember what you know about New York's capital city
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about New York State's history to name the person who first explored the state's land and water

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson called New York Facts: Lesson for Kids to learn more. The lesson will help you:

  • Learn which states border New York
  • Describe the state's geography
  • Know New York State's nickname