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Sydney

3.9
(14 votes)
10 questions
English
1

Where is Sydney?

69% got this right

2

What are people who are born and live in Sydney called?

Sydneysiders

Sydneysteppers

Sydneytons

Sydneytops

59% got this right

To be a Sydneysider means to be living in one of the top 10 most expensive cities in the entire world.
3

The Guinness World Record for producing the longest line of pizzas was broken in Sydney, Australia. True or False?

True

False

55% got this right

In 2008, the record for longest line of pizza was broken in Sydney with a whopping 221 meters of pizza!
4

Where is the Sydney Opera House?

38% got this right

5

The Sydney Opera House was originally estimated to cost seven million AUD to build. How much did it end up costing?

Just over 100 million AUD.

Just over 10 million AUD.

Just over 20 million AUD.

Just over 50 million AUD.

Hard  20% got this right

The final cost was $102 million and it was largely paid for by a State Lottery that was created to help its funding.
6

During an opera performance in the 1980s, what animal fell off the stage and landed on top of a cellist?

A chicken

A duck

A goat

A pig

Hard  31% got this right

A live chicken walked off the stage during the show, prompting the installation of a net above the orchestra pit.
7

Where is the Sydney Harbour Bridge?

56% got this right

8

Why is the Sydney Harbour Bridge the color gray?

It was the only color they could get in such a large quantity.

A gray bridge was considered to be lucky.

Gray was the favorite color of the bridge's designer, Ralph Freeman.

The city wanted the bridge to match the surrounding skyscrapers.

50% got this right

It's true! It took 272,000 liters of paint to give the bridge its initial paint, and gray was the only option available.
9

Sydney is home to the Southern Hemisphere's largest market of its kind. What kind of market is it?

Fish Market

Farmers' Market

Flea Market

Meat Market

43% got this right

Sydney's Fish Market is also the third largest market in the entire world of its kind.
10

The mountains just west of Sydney, bordering the metropolitan area, are well known for and named after which color?

Blue

Gray

Green

White

53% got this right

The blue tinge of the Blue Mountains is caused by the dispersion of oils released by the eucalyptus trees