Australian History Quiz

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Australian History Quiz

The first one - create more to add to the class' knowledge and understanding of Australian History.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Captain Cook sailed on the first fleet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Aboriginal Australians also use the term "indigenous".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    At some point in their ancestry, everyone who calls themself an Australian, was an immigrant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Australia became a federation in 1901.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The cities of Bendigo and Ballarat came into existence due largely to the success of the goldfields in the 1800s.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Australian women were granted suffrage (the right to vote) in 1902.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Pemulwuy was a famous convict.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mt Kosciusko is Australia's highest mountain and was named after a famous Pole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Governor Bligh (who famously was thrown off his own ship by a mutinous crew) was found hiding under a bed during the Rum Rebellion in Sydney.
    • A. 

      True (well we think it was true because of a piece of artwork)

    • B. 

      False