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Question 1: Many residents of ________ holiday on the shorelines of the bay, particularly the eastern and southern shorelines, most annually, either camping in tents, caravan or villas in caravan parks, sharing rental houses or staying in holiday homes.
MelbourneSydneyDarwin, Northern TerritoryMelbourne City Centre

Question 2: Due to its shallow depth, numerous artificial islands and forts have been built, however, despite the depth, it only hosts a few true ________.
IslandVolcanic arcIsthmusCoral reef

Question 3: ________
Justin MaddenPort Phillip Channel Deepening ProjectYarra RiverMelbourne

Question 4: Thirty years later, settlers from Tasmania returned to establish Melbourne, now the state's capital city, at the mouth of the Yarra River in 1835 and ________ in Corio Bay in 1838.
Geelong, VictoriaPortarlington, VictoriaVictoria (Australia)Belmont, Victoria

Question 5: Water sports such as ________ and surfing are difficult or impossible, except in extreme weather conditions.
Bat tailARS (bodyboard)BodyboardingEl Rollo

Question 6: Port Phillip is home to 36 ________.
SailingYacht clubDinghy racingYachting

Question 7: For a time Geelong rivalled Melbourne as the leading settlement on the bay, but the ________ which began in 1851 gave Melbourne a decisive edge as the largest town in Victoria.
United StatesGold rushAlaskaCalifornia Gold Rush

Question 8: Port Phillip is also known as a temperate water ________ destination.
Scuba divingRebreatherScuba setDiving hazards and precautions

Question 9: The Yarra and other tributaries flowed down what is now the middle of the bay, formed a lake in the southern reaches of the bay, dammed by The Heads, subsequently pouring out into ________.
Pacific OceanTasman SeaBass StraitGreat Australian Bight

Question 10: Port Phillip's mostly flat topography and moderate waves make perfect conditions for recreational swimming, kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, ________, scuba diving and other sports.
BoatingPleasure craftYacht clubFishing







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