The Empire State Building located in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street , has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 ft (443.2 m) high. The Empire State Building has once again demoted to second-tallest building in New York on April 30, 2012, and is currently the third-tallest completed skyscraper in the United States and the 15th-tallest in the world (the tallest now is Burj Khalifa, located in Dubai). It is also the fourth-tallest freestanding structure in the Americas.
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Question 1How many stories do Empire State building has ?
88 95 104 115Question 1 Explanation:The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 ft (443.2 m) high. [source wikipedia]
Question 2Which building in 1972 snatched Empire State Building's title of being tallest skyscraper building in NewYork?
Petronas Tower Kiev TV Tower Burj Khalifa World Trade CentreQuestion 2 Explanation:It stood as the world's tallest building for 40 years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center's North Tower was completed in 1972. [Source wikipedia ]Burj was built in 2010
Question 3In which year , the construction of the Empire Building started ?
1923 1930 1934 1950
Question 4Empire Estate Building Could not become profitable until ............ because of lack of tenants.
1945 1949 1950 1960Question 4 Explanation:he lack of renters led New Yorkers to deride the building as the "Empty State Building". The building would not become profitable until 1950.
Question 5How many suicide is reportedly took place from Empire building till date?
16 28 31 43Question 5 Explanation:ver the years, more than thirty people have committed suicide from the top of the building. The first suicide occurred even before its completion, by a worker who had been laid off. The fence around the observatory terrace was put up in 1947 after five people tried to jump during a three-week span. [Source wikipedia ]
Question 6Whether there is any incident of gunmen reported in past to open fire and kill in Empire Estate Building?
Yes NoQuestion 6 Explanation:Yes, source wikipedia On February 24, 1997, a gunman shot seven people on the observation deck, killing one, then fatally wounded himself Here is the CNN link http://edition.cnn.com/US/9702/24/empire.shooting/
Question 7The Empire State Building makes more money from tickets sales for its observation decks that it does from renting office space. True or False ?
Question 8Which is most famous film associated with Empire Building?
King Kong Sleepless in Seattle Love Affair EmpireQuestion 8 Explanation:Perhaps the most famous popular culture representation of the building is in the 1933 film King Kong, in which the title character, a giant ape, climbs to the top to escape his captors but falls to his death after being attacked by airplanes. In 1983, for the 50th anniversary of the film, a huge 90-foot (27 m) tall inflatable King Kong was placed on the building mast above the observation deck as a skyscraper sculpture by artist Robert Keith Vicino [Source wikipedia ]
Question 9Who wrote ""Up to quite recently Lower New York has been the most old-fashioned city in the world, unique in its gloomy antiquity. The last of the ancient skyscrapers, the Empire State Building, is even now under demolition in C.E. 2106! "
Daniel Denton William Penn, H.G. Wells Edward Taylor,
Question 10Over ................ antennas are atop Empire Building .
120 130 140 150Question 10 Explanation:Over 130 antennas provide a variety of point-to-point radio and data communications services to utility companies, telecommunications providers and public safety agencies.Once you are finished, click the button below. Any items you have not completed will be marked incorrect.There are 10 questions to complete.