Rochester, New York Trivia Quiz

Can You Get an A on This Quiz about Rochester, New York?

  1. 1) What is the meaning of the city’s name ‘Rochester’?

    • River City
    • Fortress on the Rock
    • Fields of Flowers
    • Majestic Valley
  2. 2) Which river runs through Rochester?

    • Erie Canal
    • Genesee River
    • Ontario River
    • Sodus Bay
  3. 3) What is the state bird of New York?

    • Eastern Bluebird
    • American Goldfinch
    • Baltimore Oriole
    • Eastern Bluebird
  4. 4) Which renowned university is located in Rochester?

    • University of Rochester
    • Rochester Institute of Technology
    • Nazareth College
    • St. John Fisher College
  5. 5) What is the official nickname of New York?

    • The Empire State
    • The Empire State
    • The Constitution State
    • The Keystone State
  6. 6) Which famous American actress, known for her role in “The Golden Girls,” was born in Rochester?

    • Betty White
    • Betty White
    • Bea Arthur
    • Rue McClanahan
  7. 7) What is the name of the major healthcare facility in Rochester?

    • Highland Hospital
    • Strong Memorial Hospital
    • Rochester General Hospital
    • UR Medicine Thompson Hospital
  8. 8) Which minor league baseball team is associated with the city of Rochester?

    • Rochester Red Wings
    • Rochester Red Wings
    • Rochester Red Sox
    • Rochester Patriots
  9. 9) What is the name of the local park known for its collection of lilacs and its annual Lilac Festival in Rochester?

    • Highland Park
    • Highland Park
    • Seneca Park
    • Cobb’s Hill Park
  10. 10) Which famous American musician, known for his hit song “All Night Long (All Night),” was raised in Rochester?

    • Stevie Wonder
    • Prince
    • Lionel Richie
    • Michael Jackson

You’re a Rochester trivia whiz! Keep rocking like the Genesee River!

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