Marvellous Melbourne Family Challenge

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Melbourne Quizzes & Trivia

Test your family's knowledge on our marvellous city, Melbourne.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Melbourne named after?
    • A. 

      John Batman

    • B. 

      Governor Bourke

    • C. 

      Lord Melbourne

    • D. 

      King Melbourne

  • 2. 
    In what year was the MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground) the arena for the Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      1948

    • B. 

      1952

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1960

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the river that runs through Melbourne?
    • A. 

      Yarra River

    • B. 

      Murray River

    • C. 

      The Thames

    • D. 

      King River

  • 4. 
    Which stadium is nicknamed by some as 'The Caterpillar'?
    • A. 

      Etihad Stadium

    • B. 

      AAMI Park

    • C. 

      Melbourne Cricket Ground

    • D. 

      Rod Laver Arena

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the church diagonally opposite Flinders Street Station?
    • A. 

      St Neal's Cathedral

    • B. 

      St Patrick's Cathedral

    • C. 

      St Mary's Cathedral

    • D. 

      St Paul's Cathedral

  • 6. 
    What is the 88th floor called at the Eureka Tower?
    • A. 

      The Corner

    • B. 

      The Sky Deck

    • C. 

      The Vertice

    • D. 

      The Edge

  • 7. 
    In which garden would you find the floral clock?
    • A. 

      The Queen Victoria Garden

    • B. 

      The Botanic Gardens

    • C. 

      The Queen Maclarn Gardens

    • D. 

      King's Domain

  • 8. 
    Before Melbourne was given its official name, what was another suggested name for our marvellous city?
    • A. 

      Hallam

    • B. 

      Batmania

    • C. 

      New London

    • D. 

      Bourke

  • 9. 
    At the Shrine of Remembrance, what is the name of the flame that burns continuously?
    • A. 

      The Remembrance Flame

    • B. 

      The Holy Flame

    • C. 

      The Hot Flame

    • D. 

      The Eternal Flame

  • 10. 
    What is Hosier Lane now famous for?
    • A. 

      Chocolate Shops

    • B. 

      Graffiti and stencil art

    • C. 

      Cafes and restaurants

    • D. 

      Sidney Nolan's paintings

  • 11. 
    What public transport runs on the City Loop?
    • A. 

      The City Circle Tram

    • B. 

      V-Line Trains

    • C. 

      Metro Trains

    • D. 

      The Bus

  • 12. 
    What are the names of the mythical creatures that stand either side of the clock in the Royal Arcade?
    • A. 

      Fred and Barney

    • B. 

      Bourke and Wills

    • C. 

      Zeus and Hercules

    • D. 

      Gog and Magog

  • 13. 
    Robert Hoddle planned the Central Business District streets of Melbourne into what shape or pattern?
    • A. 

      Grid

    • B. 

      Circular

    • C. 

      Paddocks

    • D. 

      Triangular

  • 14. 
    Where are the 'Carols by Candlelight' held each Christmas?
    • A. 

      National Gallery of Victoria

    • B. 

      Hamer Hall

    • C. 

      Sidney Myer Music Bowl

    • D. 

      Federation Square

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the meeting area or parkland situated between Federation Square and the MCG?
    • A. 

      Birrarung Marr

    • B. 

      Southbank

    • C. 

      City Square

    • D. 

      Docklands

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