Australian cities multiple choice: Darwin

Are you familiar with this tropical city?
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Last updated: April 22, 2023
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1. Which national capital city is the closest to Darwin?
Dili, East Timor
Jakarta, Indonesia
Canberra, Australia
Port Moresby, PNG
2. What is the tallest building in Darwin?
Mantra Pandanus
Skytower Apartments
Evolution on Gardiner
Charles Darwin Centre
3. A Darwin Stubby was a large beer bottle (2,270 ml; 80 imp fl oz; 77 US fl oz), first sold in 1958 and discontinued in 2015. Why was it introduced?
To help the beer stay cold longer in a tropical climate
Because Territorian law limited the sale of beer by the bottle
Because Territorians consume more beer than other Australians
To make it more economical to freight beer from Melbourne to Darwin
4. What is the Darwin Triple Crown?
A beer
A casino
A Supercars Championship race
A swimming, cycling and running race
5. When did Cyclone Tracy destroy the city?
Good Friday 1968
Australia Day 1970
Christmas Day 1974
New Year's Day 1979
6. When did the first train run from Adelaide to Darwin?
7. What 3,000km international race begins in Darwin?
The World Solar Challenge
The Territorian Cycling Tour
The Darwin Trophy drone race
The Great Southern Truck Racing Championship
8. What is the westernmost tip of Darwin?
Lee Point
East Point
Cullen Beach
9. What ran between Java and Darwin, beginning in 1871
The Timor Cup yacht race
A fleet of pearling trawlers
An undersea telegraphic cable
White Star Line's cruise ship RMS Batavia
10. The annual regatta at Mindil beach is for boats made of what?
Beer cans
11. In a scandalous decision in 2015, what did the Australian Government sign over to a Chinese company on a 99-year lease?
Port of Darwin
Darwin River Dam
Mindil Beach Casino Resort
Power and Water Corporation
12. In February 1942, what killed 251 people in Darwin?
Cyclone Betty
A Japanese bombing raid
Arsenic seeping into the water supply
A fire on board a USS transport that was in the harbour
13. Where is the Nursing Museum?
Civic Park
Doctors Gully Road
Myilly Point Hospital
Charles Darwin University
14. What was the first film shot at least partly in Darwin?
Jedda (1955)
Walkabout (1971)
Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Australia (2008)
15. After English, what is the most commonly spoken language in Darwin homes?
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