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New South Wales Quiz

Answer these trivia questions with the Australian state as the subject
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First submittedOctober 30, 2018
Last updatedOctober 30, 2018
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The capital and largest city
Sydney
The second largest city
Newcastle
This river's valley is famous for its wineries and coal mining
Hunter
This coastal mountain range runs the entire length of the state from north to south
Great Dividing Range
NSW became a state in which year
1901
This river, the longest in Australia forms most of the southern border of New South Wales
Murray
The Queen of which country appoints the executive officer of New South Wales, the Governor?
Australia
NSW completely surrounds which federal district where Canberra is located
ACT
Which world heritage building was supposedly designed from pieces of a cut up orange?
Sydney Opera House
In January, at what hour does the sun set in New South Wales?
8pm
Which national park, on Sydney's southern outskirts was the first proclaimed in Australia on 26 April 1879?
Royal National Park
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What is the main winter spectator sport in the winter months?
Rugby League
And in the summer?
Cricket
Which twin towns are on the New South Wales-Queensland border, the only place where an Australian state border meets the sea in an urban area?
Coolangatta - Tweed Heads
Which coastal highway runs south from Sydney to Melbourne?
Princes Highway
Kingsford Smith Airport in Sydney is the main hub for which airline, Australia's national carrier?
Qantas
Which of NSW's universities is the oldest in Australia?
University of Sydney
What is NSW's and Australia's highest mountain?
Mt Kosciouszko
What is the population of NSW, the highest of all the Australian states, to the nearest million?
8 million
Which side of a coin never fails in New South Wales?
Tails
The NSW flag consists of the state badge defacing which British flag?
Blue Ensign
Which northern regional city is Australia's Country Music capital?
Tamworth
What is the largest export industry in NSW?
Tourism
What is the traditional sporting colour of NSW teams that compete in provincial competitions?
Sky Blue
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level 55
Nov 1, 2018
Tourism is not an export, also 8 o'clock should be accepted
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level 36
Nov 1, 2018
Tourism is absolutely definitely an export. 8 o'clock is now accepted.