Amazing Trivia Quiz On Australia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who led a group of World War I veterans back to Galipoli in 1990 to commemorate the battle that had taken place there 75 years before?
    • A. 

      Sergeant Jack Stoney

    • B. 

      Brigadier R.W. Caspar

    • C. 

      Bob Hawke

    • D. 

      Paul Keating

  • 2. 
    Which Australian novelist born in Dubbo wrote one highly humorous novel, "Here's Luck", in 1930?
    • A. 

      Leonard Lower

    • B. 

      Miles Franklin

    • C. 

      George Johnston

    • D. 

      Henry Handel Richardson

  • 3. 
    What was name of the first novel written by an Australian of aboriginal blood to be published in Australia?
    • A. 

      Wild Cat Falling

    • B. 

      Down Around Mick's Place

    • C. 

      Big Time Dreaming

    • D. 

      Mudgeru

  • 4. 
    Which of these books was not written by Bryce Courtenay?
    • A. 

      Tandia

    • B. 

      Trust In Thomas

    • C. 

      April Fool's Day

    • D. 

      The Power Of One

  • 5. 
    What was on the cover of the first issue of "Good Weekend", the free magazine with "The Sydney Morning Herald" on Saturday, 5 October, 1974?
    • A. 

      A Photograph Of Jill Wran

    • B. 

      Some Photographs Of Mr. Justice Lonel Murphy

    • C. 

      A Sketch Of A Long-Suffering Farmer

    • D. 

      A Caricature Of Lloyd Rees

  • 6. 
    Who was Ward Pally Austin?
    • A. 

      A 1960's Sydney Radio DJ

    • B. 

      The Owner Of Blotto's Pie Stall, Open Nightly In Oxford Street ,Sydney

    • C. 

      A Famous Motorcycle Champion Of The 1950's

    • D. 

      A Well-Known Lifesaver At Sydney's Maroubra Beach

  • 7. 
    Which of these novels was seized in bulk by the newly-formed Federal Australian Customs in 1901?
    • A. 

      Droll Stories By Honore De Balzac

    • B. 

      Bombay Ned By E. Lanceforth Worthington

    • C. 

      My Life And Love With The Natives Of The Marquesas By Hillary R. Stough

    • D. 

      A Little Light Loving By Jacques Mesurrier

  • 8. 
    Why is James Busby famous?
    • A. 

      First Australian To Try To Teach New Zealanders Cricket

    • B. 

      First Non-Indigenous Person To Legally Marry An Aboriginal

    • C. 

      The Founding Father Of The New South Wales Wine Industry

    • D. 

      Introduced Mixomatosis Into Australia In The 1950's

  • 9. 
    Who was 3DB's resident drive-time DJ during the mid-1960's?
    • A. 

      Ernie Sigley

    • B. 

      Barry Ferber

    • C. 

      Don Lunn

    • D. 

      Jon Royle

  • 10. 
    Where in Australia is Macquarie Harbour?
    • A. 

      On The North Coast Of NSW

    • B. 

      In The Kimberley Area

    • C. 

      In Western Victoria

    • D. 

      On The West Coast Of Tasmania

  • 11. 
    Who became Australia's Prime Minister immediately upon the death of wartime Prime Minister, John Curtin, in 1945?
    • A. 

      H.V. Evatt

    • B. 

      Robert Gordon Menzies

    • C. 

      Frank Forde

    • D. 

      Ben Chifley

  • 12. 
    On Melbourne's suburban train system, what station is situated between Bayswater and Ferntree Gully?
    • A. 

      Heathmont

    • B. 

      Boronia

    • C. 

      Laburnum

    • D. 

      Upwey

  • 13. 
    What sixties Australian rock group had a hit with Fats Domino's "My Girl Josephine"?
    • A. 

      Billy Thorpe And The Aztecs

    • B. 

      Col Joye And The Joyboys

    • C. 

      Max Merritt And The Meteors

    • D. 

      Normie Rowe And The Playboys

  • 14. 
    Which city or town is furthest south in Australia?
    • A. 

      Dirranbandi, Q.

    • B. 

      Bathurst, N.S.W.

    • C. 

      Perth, W.A.

    • D. 

      Port Pirie, S.A.

  • 15. 
    In which Australian state or territory is Lake Disappointment?
    • A. 

      Queensland

    • B. 

      Western Australia

    • C. 

      Northern Territory

    • D. 

      South Australia

  • 16. 
    What is unusual about the wallaroo, the small rock-dwelling cousin of the kangaroo?
    • A. 

      It Has Three Upper Incisor Teeth

    • B. 

      It Has A Dewlap Under Its Chin

    • C. 

      It Cannot See Well In The Dark

    • D. 

      Iit Has Virtually No Tail

  • 17. 
    When is the peak feeding time for a Koala?
    • A. 

      Around Noon

    • B. 

      In The Hours Around Midnight

    • C. 

      During The 2 Hours After Sunset

    • D. 

      During The Early Morning Just After Sunrise

  • 18. 
    The first koalas were seen in 1798 west of Sydney, but when was the koala given its scientific name, Phascolarctus cinereus?
    • A. 

      1855

    • B. 

      1803

    • C. 

      1816

    • D. 

      1912

  • 19. 
    In what year were koalas declared protected animals?
    • A. 

      1933

    • B. 

      1901

    • C. 

      1945

    • D. 

      1927

  • 20. 
    How many nipples does a platypus have?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Eight

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