The Subway and Railroad Quizes


There are now three (count 'em three) quizes at the JoeKorNer.

Take the New York City Subway Quiz

So, you think you know your way around the New York City subway system? This quiz is designed to see how well you do know it. Questions 1-25 are worth 3 points each, with extra credit or partial credit for unexpected (but clever answers). Question #26 is a 9 part multiple question worth up to 28 points (103 points total).

Don Johnson tied Michael594 at 90% on 11/12/2004 as the high scorer in the original subway quiz! Michael was at the top of the heap since 5/22/1997.

Visitors who have answered the quiz:
(Effective 8/18/2002 only scores above 80 will be posted)

NAME SCORE NOTES
Don Johnson 11/12/2004 90 Tied high score 11/12/2004
Michael549 - 5/22/97 90 Made high score 5/22/1997
Peter Cafiero 88
David Greenhouse 86
Steven Green 84
Mark Kavanagh- 12/29/96 84 High score 12/29/1996 to 5/22/1997
Mark's Web site
Alex LaBianca 81 Web Site
Hank Eisenstein 81 Hank's Web Site
Stephen J. Hoskins - 2/16/96 81 Steve lived in NY until 1968
Vincent Syrek 80
Conrad Misek 80 This fellow is a blast from the past for me.
Bob Osman 79
Mike Tenenbaum 78
Ralph Castro 77
Tommy Risi 76
Roberto M. Marrero 75
Jason R. DeCesare 75 Jason's Web Site
Neil 74
Morris J. Shlyaf 73 Only Joe Home Page
Jean-Yves Sanfacon 73
Larry Stone 73
Peter 71
Mitchell Pak 71
Paul Matis 71
Chuck Wunderman 71
Wayne L Whitehorne 70
Bob Sklar 69
Philip E. Dominguez 69
Hank Eisenstein 69
John F. Dominguez 68
Roberto DiPrisco 67 Roberto had a few clever answers.
Chester Holmes 67
Sanford Gardner 66
David Kronheim 66
Eric B. 64
Ray Rossi 64 Ray was the first to do both puzzles in one night (I think we're spending way too much time here).
Wayne Johnson 64
David Ross 64
Al Voci, Jr. 63
Peter Rosa 62
Peter Dougherty 62
John Hayward 60
Yoon Jae Lee 60
John Mullervy 60 John's Web Site
Rev. Constantino Tobio 60
Chao-Hwa Chen 59
Danny Pearlstein 58
Jose A. La Salle 58
John Hauser 54
Ivan Schonfeld 54
Chris Reidy 53
John Anastasio 53
Michael Bernson 52 Mike hasn't been to NY since 1978
Harry, Dirty 51
Aaron Philipson 51
Frank Gerendsay 50 Frank has not been in NY since the 1960's
Jordan Celkupa 48
Jerry Abrams 48
Harry Yagerman 46
Michael Willis 46
John Hovannes 45
Kalman Shor 45
Andrew 45
Charles Donefer 44
Steve Okonski 43
Gary Mayers 42
Bob Andersen 42
Corey Douglas 41
Rob 38
Julius Cruse 36
Otis B. Driftwood 32
Felix Kaplan 30 ½
Julius Cruse 28

Take the New York Area Bridge & Tunnel Quiz

I give you the bridge or tunnel name, you provide the line, service and river.

On June 18, 1999 Sanford Gardner - 109% knocked off Peter Cafiero and Hank Eisenstein as high scorer on the B&T quiz. Hank had been on top since June 5, 1997 and Peter joined him on March 26, 1998.

Visitors who have answered the Bridge & Tunnel quiz:
(Effective 5/3/2005 only scores above 85 will be posted)

NAME SCORE NOTES
Sanford Gardner 109 Fellow alumnus of BTHS
Peter Cafiero 104
Hank Eisenstein 104 Hank's Web Site
Joseph Schneider 95  
Cole 94
Andy Sparberg 92
Alex LaBianca 92 Web Site
Kevin 90  
Neil Trenk 89
Mark Kavanagh 88 Mark's Web site
Vincent Syrek 86
John Getzoff 86
David Lazar 86
Larry Stone 86 Larry's WWW site
Chuck Wunderman 86
Rob Gales 85  
John Gonzalez 85
Jean-Yves Sanfaçon 85
Morris J. Shlyaf 85 Only Joe Home Page
David-Paul Gerber 84 Daivid-Paul's web site: Station Reporter
Paul Floroff 84
Paul Matus 84
Dave Wallace 83
Al Voci, Jr 83
Stephen Ives 82 Stephen's web page
Mike Tanenbaum 82
C. Valentine 81
R44 5210 A Train 81
David Ross 79
Bob Sklar 78
Steve Hoskins 78
Robert F. Ford 77
Danny Pearlstein 77
James Dowden 76
Joseph Rondon 76 Joe's Web Site
Yoon Jae Lee 76 First brave soul to 'test the waters'
Web Site
???????? 75 Unknown, but scored well
John Leung 74
David Greenhouse 73
Mitchell Pak 72
Chao-Hwa Chen 72 Chao-Hwa ChenWeb Page
Paul Curtis 71  
dAve 71 dAve web site
Constantino Tobio 71
Tony Montiglio 70
Peter Rosa 69
Jerry Abrams 67
Ray Rossi 67 Ray was the first to do both puzzles in one night (I think we're spending way too much time here).
Jim R. 66
Dave Wallace 64
Dan Schwartz 64
M. Joe S. 63 Only Joe Web site
TJ 59
Kalman Shor 58
John Hovannes 57
Roberto DiPrisco 57
Julius 51
Wayne Johnson 46
Steve Wersing 30 All points earned on Ferries and Movable Bridges. I guess Steve doesn't ride the subway ;-)

Take the New York Area Rail and Transit Quiz

On November 21,1999, Morris J. Shlyaf - 73% dethroned Conrad Misek - 66% who held the top spot since November 20,1999 - the shortest time on top!
Beginning in 2002 you must score at least 50% to make the honor roll.

NAME SCORE NOTES
Morris J. Shlyaf 73 Only Joe Home Page
Conrad Misek 66
Paul Matus 65
The Kingfish 59
Tony Montiglio 54
David Ross 54
Tony Montiglio 53
Steve Hoskins 51
Hank Eisenstein 47
Dave Wallace 45
Tony Montiglio 42
Paul F 41
Dave Wallace 39
Joe Beim 38
Steve Swirsky 29
David Greenberg 28
Jerry Abrams 26
Danny Pearlstein 25
Steve Wersing 23
Tevi 20
Steve Wersing 19
Brian Hager 19
Lioz Hagler 13


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