State Quiz - New Jersey

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of New Jersey?
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Last updated: September 1, 2020
First submittedJuly 31, 2014
Times taken9,322
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State nickname
The Garden State
Capital city
Trenton
Most populous city
Newark
Blue-eyed singer born in
Hoboken in 1915
Frank Sinatra
Cross a bridge from Camden
to reach this major city
Philadelphia
Menlo Park inventor
Thomas Edison
Singer known as "The Boss"
Bruce Springsteen
City known for casinos
Atlantic City
Board game based on the
the streets of that city
Monopoly
Ivy league school
Princeton
Name of New Jersey's
state university
Rutgers
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Wooded area of southern NJ
Pine Barrens
In what body of water would you
find the original Jersey, after
the which state is named?
English Channel
HBO show about Jersey mafiosos
The Sopranos
MTV show about
Italian-American beachgoers
Jersey Shore
New Jersey governor who became
U.S. President in 1913
Woodrow Wilson
Person who famously lost a duel
in Weehawken, NJ in 1804
Alexander Hamilton
World's busiest bridge, connecting
New Jersey to New York City
George Washington
Bridge
River crossed by the above
Hudson
River on the Pennsylvania border
Delaware
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Level 52
Aug 14, 2014
100% with 3:03 to spare. Jersey Girl for life!!!
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Level 34
Jan 16, 2019
So Sorry
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Level 71
Jan 16, 2019
Moved here from FL more than 20 years ago & I don't want to leave. Really. Thought I would hate it. Now I hate the thought of not being here.
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Level 61
Aug 14, 2014
Bayonne for life!
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Level 53
Aug 15, 2014
Missed Wilson; grew up in Bayonne.
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Level 73
Nov 21, 2015
Missed the GW Bridge, but then again where I grew up, the Ben Franklin bridge was closer.
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Level 64
Apr 9, 2016
Damn. Lived in New Jersey for my life, yet I missed six. And the sad thing is, I knew them all.

BTW, In case you're wondering, I live in Passaic County.

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Level 64
Jul 20, 2016
Did a lot better this time, missed just three.
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Level 81
Sep 2, 2020
Me too! (Passaic County, that is).
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Level 79
Sep 4, 2020
Wow, that's 3 of us!
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Level 48
Jan 16, 2019
RU 2020!
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Level 71
Sep 1, 2020
I live in Pennsylvania and only thing I can say about New Jersey is that it looks great in my rear view mirror.
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Level 49
Oct 2, 2020
New Jersey's not as good as you think. Coming from an NJ native
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Level 79
Sep 4, 2020
FWIW - Legend has it that the Pine Barrens are inhabited by a creepy, bizarre creature known as the Jersey Devil. This is why the NJ hockey team adopted the nickname "Devils" when the franchise relocated from Colorado in 1982.
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Level 79
Sep 4, 2020
Thought sure we'd see something about the Hindenburg, Grover Cleveland or toxic waste sites here. (NJ is #1 in the country)
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Level 69
Sep 5, 2020
As a native New Jerseyite, I know from first-hand experience that the plural of Mafioso is Mafiosi.