Interstate 78 by AllenJ

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

WeikleB
I say what it occurs to me to say when I think I hear people say things. More, I cannot say.


Quiz Description

Me too, me too! I-78 is much shorter than both I-95 and I-80, but I travel more on it than the other two highways near me... so here you go.

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Questions:

I-78 is basically runs from New York City to WHAT PENNSYLVANIA CITY (although the west end is really in Union Township, Lebanon County, 25 miles northeast of this city)?

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Harrisburg

I-78 ends when it meets WHAT OTHER INTERSTATE HIGHWAY that runs from Dandridge, Tennessee to the Canadian border in Fisher's Landing, New York?

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I-81

Although I-78 doesn't run through it, your smith thinks it's close enough. WHAT TOWN, an unincorporated community in Derry Township, Pennsylvania, was the site of Wilt Chamberlain's 1962 100-point game?

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Hershey

One way to get to WHAT PENNSYLVANIA CITY is exiting I-78 and getting on US 222 south? This city was fictionalized as Brewster in John Updike's Rabbit series, features a 1908 pagoda atop Mount Penn, and is home to the AA affiliate for the Phillies

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Reading

I-78 runs through WHAT CITY in eastern Pennsylvania, best known to some as the subject of a blue-collar anthem first found on the 1982 album "The Nylon Curtain?"

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Allentown

I-78 runs near both Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania, home to WHAT TWO COLLEGES whose football teams have played each other annually since 1884 (missing only 1896)?

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Lafayette College and Lehigh University

In Somerset County, New Jersey, I-78 passes not far from the Pluckemin Continental Artillery Cantonment Site. The country's first military training academy and forerunner to West Point, it was founded in 1778 when WHAT CONTINENTAL GENERAL and future Secretary of War was wintering in Bedminster Township?

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Henry Knox

At the Union/Hillside exit, you can leave I-78 and get onto WHAT TOLL ROAD, that stretches the length of New Jersey, from Montvale in the north to Cape May in the south?

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Garden State Parkway

While passing through New Jersey's most populous city, I-78 passes by an airport that was the country's busiest before the opening of LaGuardia. In 2002, this airport added WHAT ONE WORD to its name in honor of both the victims of 9/11 and a nearby landmark?

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Liberty (Newark Liberty International Airport)

Less than a mile of I-78 is found in New York State, including an egress-only rotary in Manhattan, and half of WHAT TUNNEL from New Jersey?

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Holland Tunnel

At one point in time, I-78 was going to extend past its present endpoint in New York City and proceed east on the Lower Manhattan Expressway, which was to have been built where WHAT STREET, an old east-west artery, still runs through Chinatown to the Manhattan Bridge (which takes you to Brooklyn)?

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Canal Street

The Lower Manhattan Expressway would have required the demolition of historic buildings and the displacement of nearly 2000 families and 800 businesses. It was conceived by WHAT URBAN PLANNER, a polarizing figure in 20th century New York City?

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Robert Moses