Results for Melbourne World Firsts Quiz
Melbourne World Firsts quiz by Trivia Architect
Which feature of McDonalds was the first to appear in Melbourne in 1992?
Situated on a busy thoroughfare for commuters, the idea of 'coffee and cake' became so popular it spread all over the world.
With what do you associate the name Eric Ansell?
Answer: all of these
In 1905 Ansell started a company producing small toy-balloons and condoms and moved to a factory in Richmond in 1925. The company now has their worldwide headquarters in Red Bank, New Jersey.
In 1967 what 'walk through' zoo enclosure was the first of its type in the world?
Answer: the lion enclosure.
The lions are enclosed in a very large landscaped 'pit' and visitors can walk through on high bridges.
The expression 'call girl' for a prostitute was invented in Melbourne.
In 1891 Melbourne brothels created a telephone rendezvous system.
Which bank did Dr Lucy Bryce pioneer in 1926?
Answer: blood bank
The Blood Bank was founded by Dr. Lucy Meredith BRYCE.
At the Royal Melbourne Hospital in the Pathology Department, Dr. Bryce was the Haematologist, Dr Hilda Gardiner (sister of Sir Howard Florey) was the Bacteriologist, Miss Beryl Splatt was the Biochemist.
What appeared on the tram tracks in 1983 becoming the first of its kind in the world?
Answer: a restaurant tram
The Tramcar Restaurant offers an expensive 3 course dinner while it takes you all around the sites of Melbourne.
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