New Jersey Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers
New Jersey is bordered on the north and east by what U.S.
A: New York State.
Which state borders New Jersey on the west?
Where does New Jersey rank in size with the rest of the US
A: Fourth-smallest state.
Of all the states, New Jersey is the most what?
A: Densely populated.
What is the location of the point of highest elevation in
A: High Point, in Montague Township, Sussex County at 1,803 feet
On the lower west side of the Hudson River there are a line
of steep cliffs called what?
A: The Palisades.
How many hours of sunshine does New Jersey get on a yearly
A: Between 2,400 and 2,800.
During the Jurassic Period about 180 million years ago what
land mass did New Jersey border?
A: North Africa.
What mountain range resulted from the pressure of the
collision between North America and Africa ?
A: The Appalachian Mountains.
Which Europeans were the first to claim
lands in what is now New Jersey?
A: . The Dutch.
Richard Stockton, John Witherspoon, Francis Hopkinson, John
Hart, and Abraham Clark were all representatives of New Jersey who did what?
A: Signed the United States Declaration of Independence.
New Jersey is often referred to as "The Crossroads of the
Revolution." because during the Revolutionary war, the American and British
army's did what?
A: Crossed New Jersey numerous times.
The winter quarters of the revolutionary army were
established in New Jersey twice by what General ?
A: General George Washington.
During the Revolutionary war, what was Morristown called?
A: The military capital of the revolution.
0n what date
did George Washington and his men cross the
Delaware River after dark?
A: December 25–26, 1776.
After crossing the Delaware, Washington and his men
defeated the Hessian troops in what
A: The Battle of Trenton.
What did New Jersey do on December 18, 1787?
A: New Jersey became the third state to ratify the United States Constitution.
On November 20, 1789, New Jersey was the first state in the
Union to ratify the what?
A: Bill of Rights.
How many Civil War battles were fought in New Jersey?
During the Civil War how many men from New Jersey enlisted
in the Northern army?
A: Over 80,000.
What were the names of the two Governors of New Jersey
During the Civil War?
A: Governor Charles Smith Olden, and Governor Joel Parker.
Edison's facilities, at Menlo Park and in West Orange, are
considered perhaps the first what?
A: Research centers in the U.S.
During World War II, what percentage of the US Military
armaments did New Jersey manufacture?
A: 6.8 percent.
How many Nike Missile stations were built in New Jersey?
A: . Fourteen.
John F. Kennedy's famous PT-109, a motor torpedo boat in
World War II, was built where?
A: The Elco Boatworks in Bayonne.
Where was the first Miss America Pageant held in
A: In Atlantic City.
In what year did the Holland Tunnel connecting Jersey City
to Manhattan open?
A: In 1927.
Where did the zeppelin airship, the Hindenburg, crash and
A: Over Lakehurst.
On what date did the first race riots happen in New Jersey?
A: On August 2, 1964.
How many counties does New Jersey have?
What is the New Jersey State bird?
A: Eastern Goldfinch.
What is the New Jersey State freshwater fish?
A: Brook trout.
What is the New Jersey State flower?
A: Common meadow violet.
What is the New Jersey State motto?
A: "Liberty and Prosperity".
What is the New Jersey State tree?
A: Northern Red Oak.
What is the New Jersey State color?
A: Buff and Jersey Blue.
What is the New Jersey State fruit?
A: Northern highbush blueberry
What is the New Jersey State shell?
A: Knobbed whelk.
What is the New Jersey State memorial tree?
What is the New Jersey State slogan?
A: Come See For Yourself.