Australian cities multiple choice: Adelaide

Do you know your Adelaide facts?
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Last updated: June 15, 2023
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1. The city of...
2. Adelaide is in which state or territory?
South Australia
Western Australia
Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory
3. Adelaide is named after...
The Adelaide River
Adelaide Steamship Company
The consort of King William IV
The German village of Adelheid
4. What is a Stobie pole?
A tall bollard
Frozen fruit juice on a stick
A utility pole made of metal and concrete
A carved tree trunk used to mark Aboriginal burial grounds
5. "I own this town, I spilled my wine at the bottom of the statue of Colonel Light"
Paul Kelly
Shaun Micallef
Annabel Crabb
Alexander Downer
From a song called 'Adelaide'. All of the people listed are from Adelaide.
6. Adelaide is on the east coast of which body of water?
Long Bay
Lake Torrens
Spencer Gulf
St Vincent Gulf
7. In 2017 the Royal Adelaide Hospital set a world record for what?
First bionic eye implant
Most babies born in one day
Youngest heart transplant patient
Most expensive hospital ever built
And the third most expensive building ever built
8. Who was the only Australian Prime Minister raised in Adelaide?
Julia Gillard
Bob Hawke
Chris Watson
Andrew Fisher
Gillard was born in Wales, but raised in Adelaide. Hawke was born in South Australia, but raised in Perth. Watson was born in Chile, and raised in New Zealand and Sydney. Fisher was born and raised in Scotland.
9. Which global network includes Adelaide, as well as Mendoza Argentina, Porto Portugal and Bilbao Spain, among others?
Great Wine Capitals
UNESCO Creative Cities Network
Organization of World Heritage Cities
Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy
They promote wine and wine tourism
10. In Adelaide, which drink outsells Coca Cola by a ratio of 3:1?
Stoney Ginger Beer
Woodroofe's Lemonade
Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon
Farmers Union Iced Coffee flavoured milk
11. Which chocolate maker is based in Adelaide?
Darrell Lea
12. Which animated Japanese tv series was set in Adelaide?
Mako Mermaids
Powerpuff Girls Z
Bakugan Battle Brawlers
Lucy of the Southern Rainbow
13. What is the O-Bahn?
A railroad for buses
The Glenelg tram line
The Princes Highway between Adelaide and Hahndorf
A bascule bridge (which can be lifted to allow ships to pass through)
Adelaide's Birkenhead Bridge is a bascule bridge
14. Which of these was NOT invented in Adelaide
The military tank
The 'black box' flight recorder
The portable electrocardiograph
Black box was invented in Melbourne
15. During WWI, where in Adelaide were men with a German or Austro-Hungarian military background interned?
Anstey Hill
Sturt Gorge
Torrens Island
Marino Conservation Park
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