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Quiz Questions on Australia Melbourne History

Here are 15 Australia Melbourne History Questions that are provided for your Quiz or Trivia Night at no cost. Scroll to the bottom to see the answers.

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What is the name of first race horse to win the Melbourne Cup ?

 The Barb

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In what year did Port Phillip gain its independence from New South Wales ?


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What was the name of the indigenous inhabitants of Melbourne ?


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In what year did Sydney overtake Melbourne as Australia's most densely inhabited city ?


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In what year was the city of Melbourne Founded ?


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Who was the first person from Europe to explore the Southeast Coast ?

 John Murray
 David Collins
 George Bass

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Which natural resource was discovered in Melbourne in 1851 ?


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Melbourne had the worlds first

 Horse-racing event
 24 hour police station
 Gay and Lesbian radio station

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Up until 1966, Melbourne pubs used to close at ... ?


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In what year was the first radio station founded in Melbourne ... ?


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Melbourne hosted its first Olympic games in ... ?


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In the 1880s, as a result of the gold rush, Melbourne became the British Empires

 Second largest city after Liverpool
 Second richest city after London
 Second largest city after London

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The population of Melbourne reached 10,000 by ... ?


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What were the names of the three tribes of the indigenous people of Melbourne ?

 Nauo, Nukunu, and Peramangk
 Wathaurong, Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung
 Paredarerme, Leetermairremener, and Tommegin

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In what year was the first Australian Open championship in Melbourne?


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