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Australian cities multiple choice: Launceston

Do you know the first thing about Launceston?
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1. Launceston is the second largest city in which state?
Tasmania
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
2. Launceston was the third city in the world to get what?
Sewers
Gaslight
Covid 19
A cinema
3. Launceston is named after...
Viscount Launceston
The first ship to land there
Launceston, Cornwall, UK
Launceston, Massachusetts, USA
Launceston in Cornwall was the birthplace of Philip Gidley King, who was Governor of NSW at the time Launceston was founded
4. In what year did the first white settlers arrive in Launceston?
1795
1805
1819
1842
5. The South Esk River cuts through...
Devils Ravine
Leven Canyon
Cataract Gorge
The Huon Valley
They are all in Tasmania.
6. The world's first what was produced in Launceston?
X-ray
Helicopter
Compact disc
Motion picture
7. Which brewery has been going strong in Launceston since 1881?
Powers
Coopers
Tooheys
James Boag
Coopers was established in Adelaide in 1862. Tooheys began in Sydney in 1869. Powers opened in Yatala, Queensland in 1988.
8. A gift from their home country, what sort of animals have lived in City Park since 1980?
Russian sables
Dutch red squirrels
Japanese macaque monkeys
Nine-banded armadillos from the USA
9. What is Grindelwald?
A mountain
A pedestrian mall
A chocolate factory
A replica Swiss village
10. Which of these museums is not in Launceston?
Tramway Museum
City Park Radio Museum
Apple and Heritage Museum
National Automobile Museum
The Apple and Heritage museum is in Tasmania's Huon Valley. They have up to 500 varieties of apples on display.
11. The oldest shop in Launceston is run by the National Trust. As well as souvenirs, they still sell the original merchandise, which is...
Hats
Umbrellas
Stationery
Lollies (sweets, candy)
12. Launceston boasts the world's longest....
zipline
railway platform
suspension bridge
single-span chairlift
Over Cataract Gorge
13. What's at Home Point?
City Park
ferry terminal
war memorial
Church of the Apostles
14. Michael Norman, Ricky Ponting and David Boon, all born in Launceston, are famous for...
acting
singing
comedy
playing cricket
15. Which of these Launceston suburbs is built on a reclaimed swamp?
Sandhill
Invermay
Killafaddy
Punchbowl
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