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Question 1: Faced with a housing shortage, the ________ refused to allocate money for the Olympic Village (eventually sited in Heidelberg West), and the country's Prime Minister barred the use of federal funds.
Harry LawsonJohn BrumbyAlexander PeacockPremier of Victoria

Question 2:
What was the size of the 1956 Summer Olympics?
11.5 x 7.1
19.4 x 15

Question 3:

Question 4:
Which of the following titles did 1956 Summer Olympics have?
Third Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne
Melbourne Football Club, now Sydney Swans Football Club
North Melbourne Team of the Century

Question 5: Instead, those events were held five months earlier in ________, Sweden, marking the second time that events of the same Olympics were held in different countries.

Question 6: ________, Fiji, Kenya, Liberia, Federation of Malaya, North Borneo (modern-day Sabah of Malaysia), and Uganda made their Olympic debut.

Question 7: Athletes from East Germany and ________ competed together as the United Team of Germany, an arrangement that would last until 1968.
West GermanyGerman EmpireNazi GermanyAllied-occupied Germany

Question 8: A Royal Australian Air Force English Electric Canberra jet bomber flew it to ________ where it arrived on 9 November 1956.
Cairns RegionDarwin, Northern TerritoryBrisbaneCairns, Queensland

Question 9: Greek runners took the flame to ________.

Question 10: At one point, IOC President ________ suggested that Rome, which was to host the 1960 Games, was so far ahead of Melbourne in preparations that it might be ready as a replacement site in 1956.
Olympic GamesAvery BrundageSummer Olympic Games1936 Summer Olympics


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