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  • 1. 

    Allan Border Medal is associated with which sport?

    • A.

      Chess

    • B.

      Australian rules football

    • C.

      Rugby

    • D.

      Cricket

    Correct Answer
    D. Cricket
    Explanation
    The Allan Border Medal is an annual cricket award presented by Cricket Australia. It is named after former Australian cricketer Allan Border and is awarded to the best male Australian cricketer of the year. Therefore, the correct answer is cricket.

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  • 2. 

    Which game is referred as "footy" and "Aussie rules" in Australia?

    • A.

      Basketball

    • B.

      Baseball

    • C.

      Australian rules football

    • D.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    C. Australian rules football
    Explanation
    Australian rules football is referred to as "footy" and "Aussie rules" in Australia. This sport is unique to Australia and is played with an oval-shaped ball on a grass field. It combines elements of soccer, rugby, and Gaelic football. The term "footy" is a colloquialism commonly used in Australia to refer to Australian rules football, while "Aussie rules" is another popular nickname for the sport.

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  • 3. 

    Andrew Gaze, Luc Longley, and Patrick Mills are associated with which sport?

    • A.

      Baseball

    • B.

      Rugby

    • C.

      Basketball

    • D.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    C. Basketball
    Explanation
    Andrew Gaze, Luc Longley, and Patrick Mills are all well-known figures in the sport of basketball. Andrew Gaze is a former Australian professional basketball player and coach, considered one of the greatest basketball players in Australian history. Luc Longley is a retired Australian professional basketball player who played in the NBA and won multiple championships with the Chicago Bulls. Patrick Mills is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA. Therefore, the correct answer is basketball.

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  • 4. 

    Lauren Jackson is a famous Aussie sportswoman associated with which sport?

    • A.

      Swimming

    • B.

      Baseball

    • C.

      Archery

    • D.

      Basketball

    Correct Answer
    D. Basketball
    Explanation
    Lauren Jackson is a famous Aussie sportswoman associated with basketball. She is widely recognized as one of the greatest female basketball players in the world. Jackson had a highly successful career, representing Australia in multiple Olympic Games and winning numerous awards and accolades. Her achievements and contributions to the sport have made her an iconic figure in basketball, particularly in Australia.

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  • 5. 

    Cycling in Australia is governed by which of these?

    • A.

      Asian Cycling Organization

    • B.

      Oceania Cycling Federation

    • C.

      Australian Cycle Coporation

    • D.

      Cycling Australia

    Correct Answer
    D. Cycling Australia
    Explanation
    Cycling in Australia is governed by Cycling Australia. This organization is responsible for overseeing and regulating all aspects of cycling in the country. They set the rules and regulations, organize competitions and events, and promote the sport at both amateur and professional levels. Cycling Australia works closely with other international cycling organizations to ensure that Australian cyclists are able to compete in international competitions and adhere to global standards.

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  • 6. 

    What was the popular name of the Australian tennis duo Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde?

    • A.

      The Woodies

    • B.

      The Bridgeford

    • C.

      Woodens

    • D.

      Mark and Todd

    Correct Answer
    A. The Woodies
    Explanation
    Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde were a highly successful Australian tennis doubles team. They were known by the popular nickname "The Woodies". This nickname was derived from a combination of their last names, Woodbridge and Woodforde. The Woodies achieved great success in their career, winning numerous Grand Slam titles and becoming one of the most successful doubles teams in tennis history.

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  • 7. 

    Neil Robertson is associated with which sport?

    • A.

      Cricket

    • B.

      Boxing

    • C.

      Archery

    • D.

      Snooker

    Correct Answer
    D. Snooker
    Explanation
    Neil Robertson is associated with the sport of snooker. Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a billiards table, with players using cues to strike colored balls into pockets. Neil Robertson is a professional snooker player from Australia. He is known for his skill and success in the sport, having won numerous titles and achieving a high world ranking.

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  • 8. 

    Which trophy did Australia win twice, in 1991 and 1999?

    • A.

      Rugby World Cup

    • B.

      Davis Cup

    • C.

      FIFA World Cup

    • D.

      ICC Cricket World Cup

    Correct Answer
    A. Rugby World Cup
    Explanation
    Australia won the Rugby World Cup in 1991 and 1999.

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  • 9. 

    Melbourne Rebels, Queensland Reds, and New South Wales Waratahs are teams of which sport?

    • A.

      Soccer

    • B.

      Australian rules football

    • C.

      Baseball

    • D.

      Rugby

    Correct Answer
    D. Rugby
    Explanation
    Melbourne Rebels, Queensland Reds, and New South Wales Waratahs are teams of the sport rugby. This can be inferred from the fact that rugby is listed as one of the options and the names of the teams are commonly associated with rugby in Australia.

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  • 10. 

    Which IPL team did Ricky Ponting represent?

    • A.

      Delhi Daredevils

    • B.

      Chennai Super Kings

    • C.

      Kolkata Knight Riders

    • D.

      Deccan Chargers

    Correct Answer
    C. Kolkata Knight Riders
    Explanation
    Ricky Ponting represented the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.

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  • 11. 

    Where in Australia is the Kensington Oval cricket ground located?

    • A.

      Melbourne

    • B.

      Adelaide

    • C.

      Perth

    • D.

      Sydney

    Correct Answer
    B. Adelaide
    Explanation
    The Kensington Oval cricket ground is located in Adelaide, Australia.

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  • 12. 

    Which Australian was chosen the "Player of the Year" in the 2009 ICC Awards?

    • A.

      Michael Clarke

    • B.

      Mitchell Johnson

    • C.

      Ricky Ponting

    • D.

      Dike Nannes

    Correct Answer
    B. Mitchell Johnson
    Explanation
    Mitchell Johnson was chosen as the "Player of the Year" in the 2009 ICC Awards. This recognition is given to the player who has performed exceptionally well throughout the year and has made significant contributions to their team's success. Johnson, an Australian cricketer, had a remarkable year in 2009, particularly in Test cricket, where he took 63 wickets in just 12 matches. His consistent and outstanding performances earned him the prestigious title of "Player of the Year" in the ICC Awards.

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  • 13. 

    If Steve Waugh's middle name is Rodger, then what is Mark Waugh's middle name?

    • A.

      Hobart

    • B.

      Peter

    • C.

      Edward

    • D.

      Bonin

    Correct Answer
    C. Edward
    Explanation
    Since the question states that Steve Waugh's middle name is Rodger, it implies that both Steve and Mark Waugh share the same last name. Therefore, it can be inferred that Mark Waugh's middle name is Edward.

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  • 14. 

    Which Australian pace bowler retired from Test cricket in February 2010?

    • A.

      Brett Lee

    • B.

      Dirk Nannes

    • C.

      Mitchell Johnson

    • D.

      Michael Kasprowicz

    Correct Answer
    A. Brett Lee
    Explanation
    Brett Lee retired from Test cricket in February 2010.

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  • 15. 

    What is the Australian cricket team's cap called?

    • A.

      Greenaru

    • B.

      Baggy brown

    • C.

      Baggy green

    • D.

      Yellowish

    Correct Answer
    C. Baggy green
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Baggy green." The Australian cricket team's cap is famously known as the "Baggy green." It is a symbol of pride and achievement for Australian cricketers, and it is awarded to players when they make their debut for the national team. The cap is green in color and is a cherished symbol of the team's history and tradition.

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  • 16. 

    Which Australian team won the inaugural Champions League Twenty20 in 2009?

    • A.

      Victoria Bushrangers

    • B.

      Tasmanian Tigers

    • C.

      Western Warriors

    • D.

      New South Wales Blues

    Correct Answer
    D. New South Wales Blues
    Explanation
    New South Wales Blues won the inaugural Champions League Twenty20 in 2009.

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  • 17. 

    The Australian first-class cricket team Southern Redbacks are based in which city?

    • A.

      Adelaide

    • B.

      Hobart

    • C.

      Canberra

    • D.

      Perth

    Correct Answer
    A. Adelaide
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Adelaide. The Southern Redbacks, the first-class cricket team, is based in Adelaide. Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia and is known for its love and passion for cricket. The team represents the state of South Australia and plays their home matches at the Adelaide Oval.

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  • 18. 

    Who won Allan Border Medal four times, in 2004, 2006, 2007 and in 2009?

    • A.

      Michael Clarke

    • B.

      Ricky Ponting

    • C.

      Adam Gilchrist

    • D.

      Steve Waugh

    Correct Answer
    B. Ricky Ponting
    Explanation
    Ricky Ponting won the Allan Border Medal four times in 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2009.

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  • 19. 

    Who shared the 2009 Allan Border Medal with Ricky Ponting?

    • A.

      Mitchell Johnson

    • B.

      Shane Lee

    • C.

      Michael Clarke

    • D.

      Mark Waugh

    Correct Answer
    C. Michael Clarke
    Explanation
    In 2009, Michael Clarke shared the Allan Border Medal with Ricky Ponting. The Allan Border Medal is awarded annually to the best Australian cricketer of the year. Since Michael Clarke shared the medal with Ricky Ponting, it indicates that both players had an exceptional performance in that year, making them equally deserving of the award.

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  • 20. 

    Who won the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash cricket tournament in 2009-2010?

    • A.

      Queensland

    • B.

      South Australia

    • C.

      Tasmania

    • D.

      Victoria

    Correct Answer
    D. Victoria
    Explanation
    Victoria won the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash cricket tournament in 2009-2010.

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  • 21. 

    Which IPL team does David Warner represent?

    • A.

      Kolkata Knight Riders

    • B.

      Rajasthan Royals

    • C.

      Deccan Chargers

    • D.

      Delhi Daredevils

    Correct Answer
    D. Delhi Daredevils
    Explanation
    David Warner represents the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.

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  • 22. 

    Against which team did Marcus North make his test debut in 2009?

    • A.

      New Zealand

    • B.

      South Africa

    • C.

      Bangladesh

    • D.

      Zimbabwe

    Correct Answer
    B. South Africa
    Explanation
    Marcus North made his test debut against South Africa in 2009.

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  • 23. 

    Against which team did Shaun Marsh make his one day and T20 international debut in 2008?

    • A.

      Pakistan

    • B.

      New Zealand

    • C.

      South Africa

    • D.

      West Indies

    Correct Answer
    D. West Indies
    Explanation
    Shaun Marsh made his one day and T20 international debut in 2008 against West Indies.

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  • 24. 

    Which Australian was jointly chosen the "Player of the 2009 Ashes series" with Andrew Strauss?

    • A.

      Marcus North

    • B.

      Ricky Ponting

    • C.

      Michael Hussey

    • D.

      Michael Clarke

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Clarke
    Explanation
    Michael Clarke was jointly chosen as the "Player of the 2009 Ashes series" with Andrew Strauss. This means that both players were recognized for their exceptional performances throughout the series. Clarke, as an Australian cricketer, displayed outstanding skills and contributed significantly to his team's success. His performances were deemed worthy of being recognized as one of the top players in the series.

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  • 25. 

    Which Australian took the highest number of wickets in the 2009 Ashes series?

    • A.

      Nathan Hauritz

    • B.

      Peter Siddle

    • C.

      Ben Hilfenhaus

    • D.

      Mitchell Johnson

    Correct Answer
    C. Ben Hilfenhaus
    Explanation
    Ben Hilfenhaus took the highest number of wickets in the 2009 Ashes series.

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  • 26. 

    Which Australian soccer club is known as "The Zebras" for its shirts?

    • A.

      Green Gully

    • B.

      Brunswick Juventus

    • C.

      Adelaide City

    • D.

      Brisbane Lions

    Correct Answer
    C. Adelaide City
    Explanation
    Adelaide City is known as "The Zebras" for its shirts.

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  • 27. 

    Which rugby team has a horse in its logo?

    • A.

      Melbourne Rebels

    • B.

      Queensland Reds

    • C.

      New South Wales Waratahs

    • D.

      Brumbies

    Correct Answer
    D. Brumbies
    Explanation
    The Brumbies rugby team has a horse in its logo. This can be inferred from the fact that the other three teams mentioned in the options, Melbourne Rebels, Queensland Reds, and New South Wales Waratahs, do not have a horse in their logos.

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  • 28. 

    Which rugby team has been named after the state flower of New South Wales?

    • A.

      Reds

    • B.

      Brumbies

    • C.

      Rebels

    • D.

      Waratah

    Correct Answer
    D. Waratah
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Waratah. The Waratahs rugby team is named after the state flower of New South Wales. The Waratah flower is native to Australia and is known for its vibrant red color. By naming the team after this iconic flower, it represents the team's connection to the state and their pride in representing New South Wales in rugby.

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  • 29. 

    With which sport would you associate Melbourne Vixens, West Coast Fever, and NSW Swifts?

    • A.

      Baseball

    • B.

      Horse racing

    • C.

      Basketball

    • D.

      Netball

    Correct Answer
    D. Netball
    Explanation
    Melbourne Vixens, West Coast Fever, and NSW Swifts are all professional netball teams. Netball is a popular sport, especially in Australia, and these teams compete in the Suncorp Super Netball league. Therefore, the correct answer is netball.

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  • 30. 

    The Golden Slipper Stakes and Caulfield Cup are associated with which sport?

    • A.

      Horse racing

    • B.

      Formula 1

    • C.

      Archery

    • D.

      Swimming

    Correct Answer
    A. Horse racing
    Explanation
    The Golden Slipper Stakes and Caulfield Cup are well-known races in the world of horse racing. The Golden Slipper Stakes is a prestigious race for two-year-old thoroughbreds held in Australia, while the Caulfield Cup is a Group 1 handicap race also held in Australia. Both races have a long history and are highly regarded in the horse racing community. Therefore, the correct answer is horse racing.

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