The Land Down Under Trivia

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The Land Down Under Trivia

Australia, where is always hot and the animal, along with plants, want to kill you! Just kidding, this little test is about this beautiful country and you gotta try out your knowledge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year was the Federation of Australia, in which it officially had its beginnings as a country made up of interdependent states?
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1902

    • C. 

      1903

    • D. 

      1904

  • 2. 
    Australia is closest in size to which South American country?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Peru

    • D. 

      Chile

  • 3. 
    GAMSAT – Graduate Medical School Admissions Test was originally produced when?
    • A. 

      1994

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1997

  • 4. 
    What is the capital of Australia?
    • A. 

      Sidney

    • B. 

      Melbourne

    • C. 

      Perth

    • D. 

      Canberra

  • 5. 
    The nation's capital took its name from an Aboriginal word. What does this word mean?
    • A. 

      Meeting place

    • B. 

      Sacred place

    • C. 

      Adjoining place

    • D. 

      Central place

  • 6. 
    How many stars can be found on the Australian flag?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is native to Australia?
    • A. 

      Wombat

    • B. 

      Platypus

    • C. 

      Wallaby

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 8. 
    Which northern Western Australia town is known for its tourism and pearling industry?
    • A. 

      Broome

    • B. 

      Perth

    • C. 

      Kimberley

    • D. 

      Bunbury

  • 9. 
    In 1988 which Australian was the first woman to sail a solo, non-stop, circumnavigation of the world?
    • A. 

      Kate Jephson

    • B. 

      Kay Cottee

    • C. 

      Fiona Cook

    • D. 

      Ann Murchison

  • 10. 
    Which grey and pink Australian bird shares its name with the Aussie slang term for a fool or idiot?
    • A. 

      Galah

    • B. 

      Spangled Drongo

    • C. 

      Budgerigar

    • D. 

      Cockatiel