Australian Sports Trivia Questions

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Australian Sports Quizzes & Trivia

Sport has shaped the Australian national identity through events such as the Ashes, the Melbourne Cup and the America's Cup. The AFL is one of the most popular sports in Australia. Test your knowledge of this Australian sports by taking the short trivia below. All the best and have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Aussie cricketer is associated with the leper children's colony "Udayan" in India?
    • A. 

      Glenn McGrath

    • B. 

      Bruce Reid

    • C. 

      Steve Waugh

    • D. 

      Ricky Ponting

  • 2. 
    Who was adjudged "Women's Cricketer of the Year" in the ICC Awards 2010?
    • A. 

      Belinda Clarke

    • B. 

      Shelley Nitschke

    • C. 

      Nikita Rowdin

    • D. 

      Hollie Summers

  • 3. 
    Which Australian was awarded the "Emerging Player of the Year" in the 2009 ICC Awards?
    • A. 

      Mitchell Johnson

    • B. 

      Doug Bollinger

    • C. 

      Peter Siddle

    • D. 

      Dirk Nannes

  • 4. 
    Who used the specially designed "mongoose" bat in some matches during 2009-10?
    • A. 

      Mark Waugh

    • B. 

      Matthew Hayden

    • C. 

      Adam Gilchrist

    • D. 

      Steve Waugh

  • 5. 
    Who was chosen 2009 Champions League 20/20 Player of the Series?
    • A. 

      Michael Hussey

    • B. 

      Brett Lee

    • C. 

      David Hussey

    • D. 

      David Warner

  • 6. 
    Which Aussie cricketer plays the bass guitar and acoustic guitar for the band "Six & Out"?
    • A. 

      Ricky Ponting

    • B. 

      Andrew Symonds

    • C. 

      Steve Waugh

    • D. 

      Brett Lee

  • 7. 
    A champion racing greyhound named after which Aussie cricketer died in August 2010?
    • A. 

      Andrew Symonds

    • B. 

      Steve Waugh

    • C. 

      Brett Lee

    • D. 

      Mark Waugh

  • 8. 
    The Frank Worrell Trophy is awarded for the winner of the Australia and which other team's Test series?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      West Indies

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka

  • 9. 
    Who won the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash cricket tournament in 2008-2009?
    • A. 

      New South Wales

    • B. 

      Western Australia

    • C. 

      New South Wales

    • D. 

      Tasmania

  • 10. 
    Who gave Brad Hodge the nickname "Bunkie"?
    • A. 

      Allan Border

    • B. 

      David Boon

    • C. 

      Steve Waugh

    • D. 

      Dean Jones

  • 11. 
    Which Aussie bowler is nicknamed "Ritzy"?
    • A. 

      Shane Watson

    • B. 

      Nathan Hauritz

    • C. 

      Doug Bollinger

    • D. 

      Ben Hilfenhaus

  • 12. 
    Who is known as "Vicious" and "Dermie" in the Australian cricket squad?
    • A. 

      Ricky Ponting

    • B. 

      David Hussey

    • C. 

      Nathan Hauritz

    • D. 

      Peter Siddle

  • 13. 
    What middle name does Simon Katich and Peter Siddle share?
    • A. 

      Michael

    • B. 

      Edward

    • C. 

      Joel

    • D. 

      Matthew

  • 14. 
    Which Australian cricketer is a keen cook and published a few cookbooks?
    • A. 

      Steve Waugh

    • B. 

      Ricky Ponting

    • C. 

      Matthew Hayden

    • D. 

      Michael Clarke

  • 15. 
    How many test centuries have Matthew Hayden scored?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      15

  • 16. 
    Against which team did Adam Gilchrist score 172 runs, his best ODI batting score?
    • A. 

      Bangladesh

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Zimbabwe

    • D. 

      India

  • 17. 
    How is Shane Watson called by his teammates?
    • A. 

      Watto

    • B. 

      BJ

    • C. 

      Watts

    • D. 

      Tasmac

  • 18. 
    Where was a statue of the famous spectator Yabba unveiled in 2009?
    • A. 

      Bellerive Oval

    • B. 

      Adelaide Oval

    • C. 

      Sydney Cricket Ground

    • D. 

      The Gabba

  • 19. 
    Who was made a selector of the Australian national cricket side in October 2010 replacing Merv Hughes?
    • A. 

      Greg Chappell

    • B. 

      Shane Warne

    • C. 

      Allan Border

    • D. 

      Steve Waugh

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