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15 Quiz Questions on New South Wales History

Here are 15 New South Wales History Questions that are provided for your Quiz or Trivia Night at no cost. Scroll to the bottom to see the answers.





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In 1840 New Zealand briefly became part of New South Wales. True or False ?

True
False

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Lachlan Macquarie was governor of NSW from ... ?

1800-1812
1810-1821
1845-1859
1869-1880

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The Sydney Opera House was completed in ... ?

1973
1975
1976
1978

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The colony of New South Wales was founded in ... ?

1705
1788
1804
1894

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What is the Floral Emblem of NSW ?

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Mount Kosciuszko, the highest point in New South Wales is ... ?

1298 m
1598 m
1740 m
2228 m

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What glittering, large musical icon was erected in New England, NSW in 1988 ... ?

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On the 5th of August 1944 in Cowra ... ?

545 Japanese POW escaped
The last mounted Lighthorse were trained
The first Australian made Spitfire was built
John Howard was born

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Who became NSW premier on 24th June 1992 ?

John Fahey
Nick Greiner
Barrie Unsworth
Bob Carr

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Which famous scientist visited NSW in 1836 ?

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In 1974 at Lake Mungo, the oldest anatomically modern human remains found in Australia were discovered. They are known as ... ?

The Lake Man
The Fisherman
Mungo Man
Stone Wall Man

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Which independant agency was established in 1988 by then premier Nick Greiner in order to keep local and state officials honest ? [----------- ---------- ------- C---------]

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As of 2010 what percentage of NSWs population is in Sydney ?

39%
48%
52%
63%

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In New Castle in 1989 ... ?

Unusual tidal forces beached 4 ships
The first cycling Tour De Aus began
A cyclone struck, killing 4
A 5.6 richter earthquake killed 13

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In 1840 in order to vote in the Sydney City Council election you needed to ... ?

Register an application in London
Be male and employed by the colony
Be a male with 1000 pounds worth of property
All of the above

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