Australian cities multiple choice: Toowoomba

The vision of a city, wide and splendid
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Last updated: October 7, 2023
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1. Toowoomba is in which region of Queensland?
Darling Downs
Wide Bay - Burnett
2. Who is not from Toowoomba?
Writer Steele Rudd
Singer Iggy Azalea
Actor Geoffrey Rush
Prime Minister Frank Forde
3. What are Cooby, Perseverance, and Cressbrook?
Old homesteads
Water supply dams
Rugby League teams
4. What is the theme of the annual carnival?
Country music
5. The railway shed at Drayton Station has had several sites and uses. For what purpose was it first built?
Shearing shed at Harlaxton
Stables at Glen Alpine station
Hangar for US military Spitfires
Storage for the Darling Downs Malting Company
6. Which highway, route A3, runs north - south, passing through the centre of Toowoomba?
Warrego Highway
D'Aguilar Highway
Cunningham Highway
New England Highway
7. Where is the National Carriage Collection?
Cobb + Co Museum
Queensland Transport Museum
Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame
Department of Transport and Main Roads Heritage Centre
8. The Emma Webb building at Toowoomba Hospital is named after...
Queensland's first female surgeon
Australia's first appendectomy patient
the first white baby born in Toowoomba
a local nurse who was a prisoner of war in the Second World War
9. Which popular treat is alleged to have been invented in Toowoomba?
Vanilla slice
Chocolate crackles
10. Where is the Queensland State Rose Garden?
Jubilee Park
Harris House
Newtown Park
Lake Annand Park
11. What most characterises the approach of Toowoomba's first European settlers to the local Aboriginal population?
Open warfare
Indentured labour
Demarcated land use
Conversion to Christianity
12. What is on display at the Downssteam Museum?
Steam engines
A working sheep station
An early geothermal power generator
13. Toowoomba is Australia's second largest...
inland city
military town
14. Where is the Ju Raku Japanese Garden?
Picnic Point
Drayton Harbour Lookout
Kearney Springs Historical Park
University of Southern Queensland
15. What are City, Eustondale and Borneo Barracks?
Golf clubs
Aquatic centres
Railway stations
Backpacker hostels
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