Australian Gold Rush 5r

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Australian Gold Rush 5r

Australian Gold Rush History


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What event is history involved miners fighting for the license cost to be changed, and did they succeed? 
  • 2. 
    List three of the buildings that were in the main street of Sovereign Hill. 
  • 3. 
    What is the Welcome Stranger Nugget? 
  • 4. 
    Why do you think gold is important? 
  • 5. 
    List out 4 ideas that explain what life was like on the Gold Fields during the Australian Gold Rush of the 1850's.   1. 2. 3. 4.
  • 6. 
    After the Eureka Stockade many changes were introduced by the Victorian Government, write down two changes. 1. 2.
  • 7. 
    During 1854 is the only time that gold was found in Australia?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hargraves claimed to find gold in 1851 at what place?
    • A. 

      Ballarat

    • B. 

      Bendigo

    • C. 

      Bathurst

  • 9. 
    How much did the miners license cost in the 1850's? 
    • A. 

      30 shillings a month

    • B. 

      2 pounds a year

    • C. 

      20 shillings every 2 months

  • 10. 
    Who is said to have started the Australia gold rush with his finding in NSW? 
    • A. 

      Charles La Trobe

    • B. 

      Peter Lalor

    • C. 

      Edward Hargraves

  • 11. 
    Which countries did people come from to Australia to find gold?
    • A. 

      Canada, Alaska, Japan

    • B. 

      China, Ireland, America, Europe

    • C. 

      New Zealand, Malaysia, California

  • 12. 
    Peter Lalor was the leader of the Eureka Stockade? True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
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  • 14. 
    Edward Hargraves was the first to find gold Australia? True or False? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
      This battle of rebellion took place on December 3 1854. Name it.  
    • A. 

      Stockade

    • B. 

      Miner's Rebellion

    • C. 

      Eureka Stockade

    • D. 

      Ballarat's Battle

  • 16. 
    Name the type of  mining equipment this miner is holding
    • A. 

      Gold Pot

    • B. 

      Gold Pan

    • C. 

      Gold Saucepan

    • D. 

      Gold Dish

  • 17. 
    Select the food and drink a miner would have taken to the gold fields.
    • A. 

      Roast lamb, coffee and bread

    • B. 

      Boiled meat, beer and rice

    • C. 

      Salted meat, tea and flour

    • D. 

      Canned meat, vegetables and tea

  • 18. 
    Select three issues that caused tension amongst the miners that lead to the Eureka Stockade Battle.
    • A. 

      Not enough beer, too many Chinese miners and the miner's license

    • B. 

      Corrupt officials, miner's license and no voting rights

    • C. 

      Corrupt officials, government not listening and no schools

    • D. 

      Too many Chinese miners, bush rangers and brawls

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