Australian Sports: Fun Trivia

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Australian Sports: Fun Trivia

Show off your Australian Sports​ knowledge in this awesome trivia quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rugby league enforcer Willie Mason played the 2008 NRL season with which club?
    • A. 

      Parramatta Eels

    • B. 

      Canterbury Bulldogs

    • C. 

      Sydney Roosters

    • D. 

      Cronulla Sharks

  • 2. 
    Champion Parramatta Eels forward Nathan Hindmarsh is famous for what trademark?
    • A. 

      Tattoos

    • B. 

      Facial Hair

    • C. 

      Bald Head

    • D. 

      Unkempt Hairstyle

  • 3. 
    Which Canterbury Bulldogs NRL player broke a five-year contract in 2008 to play French rugby union?
    • A. 

      Sonny Bill Williams

    • B. 

      Reni Matua

    • C. 

      Luke Patten

    • D. 

      Matt Utai

  • 4. 
    Wendell Sailor made his much-vaunted rugby league comeback in 2008 with which club?
    • A. 

      Penrith Panthers

    • B. 

      Cronulla Sharks

    • C. 

      St George-Illawarra Dragons

    • D. 

      Sydney Roosters

  • 5. 
    Which Melbourne Storm player was controversially suspended from playing in the 2008 NRL grand final?
    • A. 

      Greg Inglis

    • B. 

      Cameron Smith

    • C. 

      Billy Slater

    • D. 

      Dallas Johnson

  • 6. 
    Which team were at the bottom of the ladder at the conclusion of the 2008 AFL regular season?
    • A. 

      West Coast Eagles

    • B. 

      Fremantle Dockers

    • C. 

      Richmond Tigers

    • D. 

      Melbourne Demons

  • 7. 
    Which former AFL star was named as the Brisbane Lions' coach for 2009?
    • A. 

      Nigel Lappin

    • B. 

      Jason Akermanis

    • C. 

      Justin Leppitsch

    • D. 

      Michael Voss

  • 8. 
    Western Bulldogs player Adam Cooney won AFL's 2008 Brownlow Medal by how many votes?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      20

  • 9. 
    AFL's 2008 Brownlow Medal was won by a player from which club?
    • A. 

      Geelong

    • B. 

      Sydney

    • C. 

      Hawthorn

    • D. 

      Western Bulldogs

  • 10. 
    In the 2008 AFL season, which team did the Hawthorn Hawks defeat to advance to the grand final?
    • A. 

      Bulldogs

    • B. 

      Collingwood

    • C. 

      Geelong

    • D. 

      St Kilda

  • 11. 
    In 2005, who was named as captain of Australian rugby's "Wallaby Team of the Decade"?
    • A. 

      George Gregan

    • B. 

      Nick Farr-Jones

    • C. 

      John Eales

    • D. 

      Tim Horan

  • 12. 
    Which Australian Olympian carried her country's flag at the closing ceremony of the 2008 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Leisel Jones

    • B. 

      Stephanie Rice

    • C. 

      Jessicah Schipper

    • D. 

      Libby Trickett

  • 13. 
    Australia came second to which country in women's basketball at the 2008 Olympics?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      USA

  • 14. 
    Which Australian Olympian recovered from a broken neck to win silver in Beijing 2008?
    • A. 

      Emma Snowsill

    • B. 

      Jana Rawlinson

    • C. 

      Anna Meares

    • D. 

      Tamsyn Lewis

  • 15. 
    In Australian NBL basketball, a team from which Queensland city competed in the 2007-08 season?
    • A. 

      Bundaberg

    • B. 

      Townsville

    • C. 

      Sunshine Coast

    • D. 

      Gold Coast

  • 16. 
    How many points did the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles score in the 2008 NRL grand final?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      12

  • 17. 
    In Australian rugby union, the Western Force are based in which city?
    • A. 

      Adelaide

    • B. 

      Melbourne

    • C. 

      Perth

    • D. 

      Darwin

  • 18. 
    In AFL, what Sydney Swans player got a seven-week 2008 suspension for punching an opponent's head?
    • A. 

      Michael O'Loughlin

    • B. 

      Leo Barry

    • C. 

      Barry Hall

    • D. 

      Jude Bolton

  • 19. 
    In AFL, the coach of which team announced his resignation in September, 2008?
    • A. 

      Sydney Swans

    • B. 

      Hawthorn Hawks

    • C. 

      Brisbane Lions

    • D. 

      Collingwood Magpies

  • 20. 
    Lauren Jackson competed for Australia at the 2008 Olympics in which sport?
    • A. 

      Diving

    • B. 

      Athletics

    • C. 

      Basketball

    • D. 

      Swimming

  • 21. 
    In 2006, Australia's Stuart Appleby won the Mercedes Championships in which sport?
    • A. 

      Golf

    • B. 

      Sailing

    • C. 

      Shooting

    • D. 

      Tennis

  • 22. 
    Which Australian tennis player won a 282-minute third round match at the 2008 Australian Open?
    • A. 

      Wayne Arthurs

    • B. 

      Lleyton Hewitt

    • C. 

      Chris Guccione

    • D. 

      Peter Luczak

  • 23. 
    Which of these sporting events did Australia top in medal tally in 2010?
    • A. 

      Summer Olympics

    • B. 

      Winter Olympics

    • C. 

      Commonwealth games 2010

    • D. 

      World Cup soccer

  • 24. 
    With which country does Australia play "Ashes" cricket series?
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 25. 
    Which of these Australian cricketers had a cricketer brother?
    • A. 

      Steve Waugh

    • B. 

      Matthew Hayden

    • C. 

      Adam Gilchrist

    • D. 

      Shane Warne

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