How Good Is Your General Knowledge (Australia)?

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How Good Is Your General Knowledge (Australia)?

Test you general knowledge (Australia).


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following magazines is now out of print?
    • A. 

      TV Week

    • B. 

      Woman's Day

    • C. 

      The Bulletin

    • D. 

      Newsweek

    • E. 

      Australian Financial Review Magazine

  • 2. 
    After whom was Australia's tallest peak, Mt. Kosciuszko named?
    • A. 

      The person who discovered it

    • B. 

      A Danish explorer

    • C. 

      A Polish war hero

    • D. 

      The Governor of NSW at the time

    • E. 

      The Indigenous leader of the region

  • 3. 
    Which of these capital cities was founded first?
    • A. 

      Hobart

    • B. 

      Melbourne

    • C. 

      Adelaide

    • D. 

      Perth

    • E. 

      Brisbane

  • 4. 
    Founded in 1788, what is Australia's oldest state?
    • A. 

      South Australia

    • B. 

      Tasmania

    • C. 

      Victoria

    • D. 

      Western Australia

    • E. 

      New South Wales

  • 5. 
    Which Australian Prime-Minister dominated politics during the 1980s?
    • A. 

      Malcolm Fraiser

    • B. 

      Gough Whitlam

    • C. 

      Bob Hawke

    • D. 

      Paul Keating

    • E. 

      Edmund Barton

  • 6. 
    How many digits does an Australian postcode have?
    • A. 

      Ten

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Twelve

    • E. 

      Eight

  • 7. 
    What is the offical name of Australia's postal service?
    • A. 

      The Royal Post of Australia

    • B. 

      Australia Post

    • C. 

      Post of the Commonwealth of Australia

    • D. 

      Royal Mail of Australia

    • E. 

      Australia Mail

  • 8. 
    The Sydney rail system is called...
    • A. 

      Sydney Express Rail

    • B. 

      CityRail

    • C. 

      MetLink

    • D. 

      The Connector

    • E. 

      CityLink

  • 9. 
    How many times has Australia hosted the Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Once

    • B. 

      Twice

    • C. 

      Three times

    • D. 

      Never

    • E. 

      Four times

  • 10. 
    In what year was Canberra named the capital of Australia?
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1902

    • C. 

      1913

    • D. 

      1918

    • E. 

      1945

  • 11. 
    Which city was Australia's temporary capital for several years?
    • A. 

      Sydney

    • B. 

      Hobart

    • C. 

      Melbourne

    • D. 

      Brisbane

    • E. 

      Newcastle

  • 12. 
    Who is the Prime Minister of Australia?
    • A. 

      Paul Keating

    • B. 

      Malcolm Turnbull

    • C. 

      Peter Abbott

    • D. 

      Kevin Rudd

    • E. 

      John Howard

  • 13. 
    The famous South-North railway line which runs from Adelaide to Darwin is called...
    • A. 

      The Overland

    • B. 

      The Great Northern Railway

    • C. 

      The Ghan

    • D. 

      The Alice Crossing

    • E. 

      The Great Connector Railway

  • 14. 
    Which of these cities does not have a port?
    • A. 

      Adelaide

    • B. 

      Sydney

    • C. 

      Melbourne

    • D. 

      All of them

    • E. 

      None

  • 15. 
    The tallest building in Australia is...
    • A. 

      Eureka Tower, Melbourne

    • B. 

      Rialto Towers, Melbourne

    • C. 

      Syndey Tower, Sydney

    • D. 

      Q1 Tower, Gold Coast

    • E. 

      Westpac House, Adelaide

  • 16. 
    Australia's constitution was written in...
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1945

    • C. 

      1899

    • D. 

      1890

    • E. 

      1900

  • 17. 
    The Australian Open is held in...
    • A. 

      Adelaide

    • B. 

      Sydney

    • C. 

      Melbourne

    • D. 

      Brisbane

    • E. 

      Gold Coast

  • 18. 
    Australia's head of state is...
    • A. 

      Queen Elizabeth II

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth II represented by the Governor-General

    • C. 

      The Prime Minister

    • D. 

      The State Governor

    • E. 

      The Commonwealth Vice-Chancellor acting on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II

  • 19. 
    Which of these stores does not exist in Australia?
    • A. 

      Starbucks

    • B. 

      Crispy Creme

    • C. 

      McDonalds

    • D. 

      K-mart

    • E. 

      Wal-mart