What Do You Know About Australian Gold Rushes? Trivia Questions Quiz

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What do you know about Australian gold rushes? There have been some very notable gold rushes in the history of Australia, and you must understand them as they play a very major role in its history. The quiz below is designed to help you take a walk in memory lane. Do give it a try and see just you know about some of the gold sites.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ____________ (starting with B) is the most famous gold mining towns in Victoria and was one of the richest goldfields the world has ever known.
  • 2. 
    Who discovered gold at Pleasant Creek in 1853?
    • A. 

      Edward Hargraves

    • B. 

      James Reagan

    • C. 

      William McLachlan

    • D. 

      Thomas Hiscock

  • 3. 
    Which one of the options below is NOT a town known for its gold mines?
    • A. 

      Ballarat

    • B. 

      Maryborough

    • C. 

      Stawell

    • D. 

      Echuca

  • 4. 
    Name the man who is most famous for discovering gd and sparking the first real gold rush in 1851.
  • 5. 
    When did many mines begin  'slow down'?
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