Trivia Quiz: History Of Australia

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Trivia Quiz: History Of Australia

Welcome to the trivia Quiz on History of Australia. It is perfect for those of us who have just learned about the people of Australia and the struggles they have overcome to get to their present. Do you think that you have what it takes to tackle it? Take up this quiz and get to learn some more about it. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which group of people came to Australia before 1788?
    • A. 

      European settlers

    • B. 

      Aboriginal Australians from Indonesia

    • C. 

      Chinese miners

    • D. 

      Kanaka workers from the Pacific Islands

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would not be a stereotypical image that foreigners might have of Australia?
    • A. 

      People having BBQ.

    • B. 

      Dangerous animals like crocodiles and snakes.

    • C. 

      Lots of art galleries and museums.

    • D. 

      People surfing or sunbathing.

  • 3. 
    What does cultural diversity mean?
    • A. 

      It means having one type of culture.

    • B. 

      It means changing your culture.

    • C. 

      It means having several different types of culture in one place.

    • D. 

      It means not having any culture at all.

  • 4. 
    Which of these major cultural groups came to Australia before 1900?
    • A. 

      The Lebanese community.

    • B. 

      The Greek community.

    • C. 

      Pacific Island workers.

    • D. 

      Vietnamese refugees.

  • 5. 
    Which of these cultural groups came to Australia after 1900?
    • A. 

      The British colonisers.

    • B. 

      The Greek community.

    • C. 

      Chinese miners.

    • D. 

      Irish settlers.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following qualities is not a good example of mateship?
    • A. 

      Helping your neighbour to lift their shopping.

    • B. 

      Having people to stay at your house, whose home has been flooded.

    • C. 

      Only looking after your own friends in an accident.

    • D. 

      Doing the shopping for a ederly person who lives near you.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a benefit of multiculturalism?
    • A. 

      We get to learn about people different from us and how they live.

    • B. 

      We get to try new foods and activities from different cultures.

    • C. 

      Different cultural groups only socialise with people from their original culture.

    • D. 

      We get to experience festivals that come from other cultures.

  • 8. 
    In your own words, what was the White Australia Policy?
  • 9. 
    What test was given to try to stop non-white, non-Eurpean migrants from coming to Australia?
    • A. 

      A fitness test.

    • B. 

      A dictation test.

    • C. 

      A maths test.

    • D. 

      A history of Australia test.

  • 10. 
    Give three reasons why people might move to Australia.
  • 11. 
    Why was the White Australia Policy introduced?
    • A. 

      Because everyone in the country was racist.

    • B. 

      The government was worried about violence towards migrant workers from Asia.

    • C. 

      The government wanted to have as many white English-speaking immigrants as possible.

    • D. 

      The Prime Minister didn't like people from the Pacific Islands.

  • 12. 
    Who was you rinfluential Australian and why are they improtant to Australia?