Australian cities multiple choice: Perth

Do you know your way around Perth?
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1. What is in the Bell Tower?
Owls' nests
The Perth Planetarium
A war memorial erected by public subscription in 1920
18th century bells originally from London's Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields
2. Which national capital city is closest to Perth?
Dili, East Timor
Jakarta, Indonesia
Kotte, Sri Lanka
Canberra, Australia
3. Each year, the player deemed fairest and best in the WAFL wins which award?
Dally M Medal
Magarey Medal
Sandover Medal
Brownlow Medal
They are all best and fairest awards for footballers: the Dally M for the NRL, the Magarey for the SANFL and the Brownlow for the AFL.
4. Which one of these people did not grow up in Perth?
Actor Judy Davis
Actor Heath Ledger
Comedian Judith Lucy
Prime Minister John Curtin
Curtin was from Victoria, but lived in Perth as an adult
5. What is the name of the statue in the river at Crawley?
First Contact
Percy Buttons's Aspiration
They are all statues in Perth. Eliza is frequently dressed up in costumes and decorations.
6. If you're at the Perth General Post Office, where's the nearest quokka?
Perth Zoo
Rottnest Island
Mundaring State Forest
Walyunga National Park
Rottnest Island is famous for wild quokkas
7. Why has Perth been called the City of Light?
It was the first city in the world to have electric street lamps
Since 1977 the city streets have been festooned with fairy lights
It has more hours of daylight than any other Australian state capital
John Glenn noticed the city lit up at night as he orbited the Earth in 1962
Not only were streets and houses lit up, but people went outside and shined their torches up for Glenn to see
8. What is the Fremantle Doctor?
A mobile health service
A yacht that won the America's Cup
The mascot of the Adventure World amusement park
A sea breeze that blows from the southwest in summer
9. Who or what are Selby Lemnos and Fiona Stanley?
public parks
tonight show hosts
Members of Parliament
10. Where is the double helix staircase known as DNA Tower?
Kings Park
Royal Perth Hospital
Reabold Hill Summit Lookout
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
Constructed in 1966 and based on a staircase in the Château de Blois, France
11. How did Rockingham get its name?
From the rocky reef offshore
From a line in a poem by Robert Burns
After a town in British Columbia, Canada
After a ship that was wrecked in Cockburn Sound
I just wanted to get Cockburn Sound into a quiz
12. What are named after Edith Cowan, Walter Murdoch and John Curtin
13. Perth is the capital city of which state?
South Australia
Western Australia
14. Which river runs through the city?
15. Which iconic book set in Perth is about the Pickles and Lamb families?
Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
Upsurge by J. M. Harcourt
The Bodysurfers by Robert Drewe
Destroying Avalon by Kate McCaffrey
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