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Australian cities multiple choice: Hobart

Are you familiar with the city of love?
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Last updated: April 26, 2024
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1. Hobart is in which state or territory?
Victoria
Tasmania
South Australia
Australian Capital Territory
2. Hobart was named after...
British Navy sloop HMS Hobart
Rev. Henry Hobart, Dean of Windsor
A village in Delaware County, New York state, USA
Lord Hobart, British Secretary of State for war and the colonies
3. What are Kingston, Otago and Cambridge?
suburbs
sister cities
golf courses
private schools
4. The Factory at Cascades was built...
to brew beer
to produce brass goods
to house female convicts
as a fortress to guard against the French
5. What does Hobart have in common with Punta Arenas, Chile; Ushuaia, Argentina; Cape Town, South Africa; and Christchurch, New Zealand?
All were founded as whaling stations
They are the "gateway cities" that service Antarctica
They are staging ports in the Southern Ocean Classic yacht race
They were ports of call on Charles Darwin's voyage on HMS Beagle
6. The collection at Makree House Museum is centred around...
Textile design
Administration of a penal colony
Watercolour painting and ceramic arts
Early 20th century design and social history
7. Hobart's extensive tramway system was foolishly closed in 1960. What made it unique in Australia?
Double-decker trams
The vehicles were built locally
A funicular line (up Mount Wellington)
For most of its history it was free to passengers
8. According to the 2021 census, which languages other than English are most commonly spoken in Hobart homes?
Dutch, Italian, Khmer, Mandarin and Cantonese
Italian, Greek, Tagalog, Cantonese and Maltese
Vietnamese, Dutch, French, Indonesian and Italian
Mandarin, Nepali, Punjabi, Cantonese and Vietnamese
9. The design of the Hobart Cenotaph war memorial is based on the style of what ancient monument/s?
Persian minarets
Egyptian obelisks
The Parthenon in Athens, Greece
Akbar's Tomb in Uttar Pradesh, India
10. Where is the Museum of Fine Arts?
Rose Bay
Battery Point
Allport Library
Government House
11. Hobart was built along the shores of which body of water?
Cloudy Bay
Derwent River
Southern Ocean
South Pacific Ocean
12. Which of these people is not from Hobart?
Actor Errol Flynn
Comedian Barry Humphries
Queen Mary of Denmark
Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn
13. What is Mona?
A statue in Franklin Square
Museum of Old and New Art
A ghost said to haunt the Theatre Royal
A foodie district at the junction of Monash and Nathan streets
14. What's the other name for Mount Wellington?
kunanyi
Hobart Hill
Brindabella
Arthur's Seat
15. Where is the famous street market?
Sandy Bay
Franklin Wharf
Salamanca Place
Queens Walk, New Town
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