The Man From Snowy River

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This quiz will test your knowledge on the Australian film, The Man From Snowy River.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the name of Jim Craig's mare?

    • A.

      Stella

    • B.

      Bess

    • C.

      Kate

    • D.

      Chickie

    Correct Answer
    B. Bess
    Explanation
    Jim Craig's mare was named Bess.

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  • 2. 

    What state in the US were Spur and Harrison from?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Arizona

    • C.

      Colorado

    • D.

      Pennsylvania

    Correct Answer
    A. California
    Explanation
    Spur and Harrison are from California.

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  • 3. 

    Jessica's mother was called..?

    • A.

      Stephanie

    • B.

      Caroline

    • C.

      Matilda

    • D.

      Sarah

    Correct Answer
    C. Matilda
  • 4. 

    Spur was famous for what dinner?

    • A.

      Beef steaks

    • B.

      Wallaby stew

    • C.

      Beef stew

    • D.

      Roast chicken

    Correct Answer
    B. Wallaby stew
    Explanation
    Spur was famous for serving wallaby stew as a dinner option.

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  • 5. 

    The Man From Snowy River was based on a poem by what poet?

    • A.

      Bruce Dawe

    • B.

      Banjo Paterson

    • C.

      Wilfred Owen

    • D.

      Sylvia Plath

    Correct Answer
    B. Banjo Paterson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Banjo Paterson. Banjo Paterson was an Australian poet who wrote the poem "The Man From Snowy River," which served as the inspiration for the film of the same name. The poem tells the story of a skilled horseman who goes on a daring ride to recapture a group of wild horses, showcasing the ruggedness and beauty of the Australian outback. Paterson's work is highly regarded in Australian literature, and his poem has become an iconic piece of Australian culture.

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  • 6. 

    What type of poem was The Man From Snowy River?

    • A.

      Limerick

    • B.

      Haiku

    • C.

      Free Verse

    • D.

      Ballad

    Correct Answer
    D. Ballad
    Explanation
    The Man From Snowy River is a ballad. Ballads are narrative poems that tell a story, often with a strong rhythmic structure. This poem, written by Banjo Paterson, tells the story of a skilled horseman and his daring ride to catch a runaway horse. It follows the traditional ballad form with its narrative structure, rhyme scheme, and use of repetition.

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  • 7. 

    Jessica Harrison's horse was called...?

    • A.

      Pip

    • B.

      Kip

    • C.

      Nip

    • D.

      Jip

    Correct Answer
    B. Kip
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Kip" because it is the only name listed that is a common name for a horse. "Pip," "Nip," and "Jip" are not typically used as names for horses.

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  • 8. 

    In the film, what occupation was Mr Paterson?

    • A.

      Lawyer

    • B.

      Stock Agent

    • C.

      Real Estate Agent

    • D.

      Accountant

    Correct Answer
    A. Lawyer
    Explanation
    In the film, Mr Paterson's occupation is mentioned as a lawyer.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of Jim's father?

    • A.

      Michael Craig

    • B.

      Terry Craig

    • C.

      Henry Craig

    • D.

      Jonathon Craig

    Correct Answer
    C. Henry Craig
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Henry Craig because it is the only option provided that matches the question, which asks for the name of Jim's father.

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  • 10. 

    What was the reward offered to the men for the recapture of the colt?

    • A.

      100 dollars

    • B.

      100 pounds

    • C.

      1000 pounds

    • D.

      1000 dollars

    Correct Answer
    B. 100 pounds
    Explanation
    The reward offered to the men for the recapture of the colt was 100 pounds.

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