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Quiz: How Well Do You Remember These Niagara Falls News Stories?


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How well do you remember these past Niagara Falls News stories? Take the quiz and find out! 

1

Who was the first person to go over the Niagara Falls in a barrel and survive?

Who was the first person to go over the Niagara Falls in a barrel and survive?

Choose an answer

 Bobby Leach, 49

 Annie Taylor, 63

 Charles Stephens, 58

2

Which one of these pictures was from the “Blizzard of ’77”?

Which one of these pictures was from the “Blizzard of ’77”?

Choose an answer

 A man digging out his car. Photo cred: www.montrealgazette.com

 Knocked out power. Photo cred: Wikipedia

 Buried cars, including a police car. Photo cred: Niagara Falls Public Library

3

What year did Roger Woodward, 7, go over the Niagara Falls (he survived!)

What year did Roger Woodward, 7, go over the Niagara Falls (he survived!)

via nflibrary.ca

Choose an answer

 1961

 1963

 1960

4

Which celebrity said this quote about the Niagara Falls in an interview?

“It’s Niagara Falls. It’s one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. Who wouldn’t want to walk across it?”

Choose an answer

 Nik Wallenda. Photo by: Peter Conradi

 Jean-François Gravelet (Charles Blondin) Source: Niagara Falls Public Library

 Maria Spelterini. Source: Niagara Falls Public Library

5

Bonus Question: This is one of the earliest photos taken of the Niagara Falls. Approximately what year was it taken?

Niagara Falls News

Choose an answer

 Mid 1800’s

 1876

 1901


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