How Well Do You Know Richmond?

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  • 1. 

    What year was Richmond named?

    • A.

      1804

    • B.

      1843

    • C.

      1855

    • D.

      1892

    Correct Answer
    C. 1855
    Explanation
    In 1855, Richmond was named.

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  • 2. 

    Which Aussie celebrity doesn’t live in Richmond?

    • A.

      Eddie Maguire

    • B.

      Andy Lee

    • C.

      Molly Meldrum

    • D.

      Ed Lower

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie Maguire
    Explanation
    Eddie Maguire is the correct answer because he is the only Aussie celebrity listed who doesn't live in Richmond. The other three celebrities, Andy Lee, Molly Meldrum, and Ed Lower, are not mentioned in relation to their place of residence, so it can be assumed that they live in Richmond.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these pubs does the Sand Hill Boys not own?

    • A.

      Holliava

    • B.

      Royal Saxon

    • C.

      Bridge Hotel

    • D.

      Richmond Club Hotel

    Correct Answer
    B. Royal Saxon
    Explanation
    The Sand Hill Boys do not own the Royal Saxon pub.

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  • 4. 

    What was recently discovered at a Richmond address once belonging to gangster Squizzy Taylor?

    • A.

      Pipe

    • B.

      Gun

    • C.

      Underground tunnel

    • D.

      Cart

    Correct Answer
    C. Underground tunnel
    Explanation
    An underground tunnel was recently discovered at a Richmond address that once belonged to gangster Squizzy Taylor. This discovery suggests that Taylor may have used the tunnel as a means of escape or for illegal activities. The presence of an underground tunnel adds to the intrigue and notorious reputation of Squizzy Taylor as a cunning and resourceful gangster.

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  • 5. 

    What useful service you find on the corner of Lennox Street and Richmond Terrace?

    • A.

      Homewares store

    • B.

      Liquor store

    • C.

      Laundromat

    • D.

      Library

    Correct Answer
    C. Laundromat
    Explanation
    A laundromat is a useful service that can be found on the corner of Lennox Street and Richmond Terrace. This is a place where people can go to wash and dry their clothes using coin-operated machines. It is convenient for those who do not have access to a washing machine or dryer in their own homes, or for those who have large or delicate items that cannot be washed at home. A laundromat provides a necessary service for people in the area to keep their clothes clean and well-maintained.

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  • 6. 

    Which TV station was headquartered in Richmond until 2011?

    • A.

      Channel 9

    • B.

      Channel 7

    • C.

      ABC

    • D.

      SBS

    Correct Answer
    A. Channel 9
    Explanation
    Channel 9 was headquartered in Richmond until 2011.

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  • 7. 

    What Richmond street was the Block 2011 filmed in?

    • A.

      Gipps St

    • B.

      Brighton St

    • C.

      Cameron St

    • D.

      Lord St

    Correct Answer
    C. Cameron St
    Explanation
    The Block 2011 was filmed on Cameron St in Richmond.

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  • 8. 

    How many people live in Richmond according to the 2011 census?

    • A.

      21,000

    • B.

      26,000

    • C.

      30,000

    • D.

      35,000

    Correct Answer
    B. 26,000
    Explanation
    According to the 2011 census, the population of Richmond is 26,000.

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  • 9. 

    When did Ikea Richmond open?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    D. 2003
    Explanation
    Ikea Richmond opened in 2003.

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  • 10. 

    There was once a Racecourse in Richmond

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement "There was once a Racecourse in Richmond" is true. This means that at some point in the past, there existed a racecourse in Richmond. However, without further information, it is unclear when exactly this racecourse existed or if it still exists today. Nonetheless, based on the given information, we can conclude that there was a racecourse in Richmond at some point.

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