Melbourne Day Quiz: questions and answers

Melbourne Day Quiz: questions and answers
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Free online printable quiz with multiple-choice questions (MCQ) without registration.

Melbourne is one of Australia's major commercial, industrial and cultural centers. It is also often referred to as the "sports and culture capital" of the country. It was founded by free settlers as an agricultural settlement on the banks of the Yarra River.

The Melbourne day quiz, which you can take on our website, consists of 10 interesting questions with answers. Test your knowledge of the holiday and the history of this Australian city.

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1. What historical event is dedicated to the Melbourne Day celebration?

2. On which day is Melbourne Day celebrated?

3. In what year was Melbourne founded?

4. What anniversary did Melbourne celebrate in 2020?

5. Melbourne is ...

6. On June 6, 1835, Batman recorded in his diary that he had made a treaty with the local Wurungeri tribe. What was the area of land along the Yarra River that Batman acquired under this treaty?

7. In what year did Edward Genty and his brothers establish the first permanent settlement in Victoria off Portland Bay?

8. After whom or what did the city of Melbourne get its name?

9. Who owned Melbourne's first hotel?

10. What was the name of the ship on which the first settlers arrived?