Australia Quiz - 2

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Australia Quiz - 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which town and stream in West Australia has the same name as a famous pop group?
    • A. 

      Platters River

    • B. 

      Clash Creek

    • C. 

      Seekers Creek

    • D. 

      Abba River

  • 2. 
    Alice Springs is located in the Northern Territory, but where is the town of Alice River?
    • A. 

      South Australia

    • B. 

      Tasmania

    • C. 

      Northern Territory

    • D. 

      Queensland

  • 3. 
    When Evan Whitton wrote a series of stories for the Melbourne Truth in 1969 entitled "The Ugly Cloud", what eventuated as a result?
    • A. 

      A Long-Running Duel Between Two Prominent Civic Leaders Came To The Boil

    • B. 

      Three High-Ranking Members Of The Presbyterian Church Resigned

    • C. 

      An Abortion Protection Racket Run By The Police Was Exposed

    • D. 

      The Wardens At H.M Prison Pentridge Went On An Extended Strike

  • 4. 
    Which state or territory of Australia has two widely-separated towns, both called Alligator Creek?
    • A. 

      Queensland

    • B. 

      West Australia

    • C. 

      The Northern Territory

    • D. 

      Tasmania

  • 5. 
    In the Australian postcode list, how many towns and suburbs begin with "Yarra"?
    • A. 

      37

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      29

  • 6. 
    Where was the former Premier of Queensland, Sir Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, born?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      The Netherlands

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      New Zealand

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the garbage man in Mo's 1940's Australian radio show?
    • A. 

      Marvin

    • B. 

      Gustav

    • C. 

      Garbo

    • D. 

      Spencer

  • 8. 
    What was Prime Minister Ben Chifley's occupation before he became the leader of Australia in 1945?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Itinerant Fruit Picker

    • C. 

      Furniture Polisher

    • D. 

      Locomotive Driver

  • 9. 
    What is the correct geographical term for a "billabong", term that appears in the song "Waltzing Matilda"?
    • A. 

      A Meander

    • B. 

      An Ox-Bow Lake

    • C. 

      A Gondola Lake

    • D. 

      A Lower Tributary

  • 10. 
    How many children did Australian Prime Minister Joe Lyons and his wife, Enid, have?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      Eight

    • D. 

      Three

  • 11. 
    In what year was the very first McDonald's fast-food restaurant opened in Australia?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1971

    • C. 

      1970

    • D. 

      1974

  • 12. 
    What did Victorian bowler, John Leehane, bowl to W. A. Colts batsman, Craig Serjeant, during a cricket match at the M. C. G. in 1973?
    • A. 

      A Tennis Ball

    • B. 

      A Ball Of Camel Dung

    • C. 

      A Golf Ball

    • D. 

      An Apple

  • 13. 
    Apart from Australian Ballarat, which other city holds an annual Begonia Festival?
    • A. 

      Aahus, Denmark

    • B. 

      Capitola, USA

    • C. 

      Hannover, Germany

    • D. 

      Kamloops, Canada

  • 14. 
    After she retired from the world of athletics, what did Australian champion Raelene Boyle do?
    • A. 

      She Opened A Fashion Boutique

    • B. 

      She Became A TV Commentator

    • C. 

      She Became A Ferrier

    • D. 

      She Became A Gardener

  • 15. 
    Who first sang, "Australia, Australia, we love you from the heart; the liver, the kidneys and the giblets, and every other part"?
    • A. 

      Spike Milligan

    • B. 

      John Cleese

    • C. 

      Graham Kennedy

    • D. 

      Dame Edna Everage

  • 16. 
    What was Australia's first incorporated municipality?
    • A. 

      Melbourne

    • B. 

      Perth

    • C. 

      Hobart

    • D. 

      Adelaide

  • 17. 
    What is the fifth-highest mountain in Australia?
    • A. 

      It Doesn't Have A Name

    • B. 

      Mt Paw Paw

    • C. 

      Mt Baw Baw

    • D. 

      Mt Feathertop

  • 18. 
    What is the height of Ayer's Rock, or Uluru?
    • A. 

      345 Meters

    • B. 

      515 Meters

    • C. 

      876 Meters

    • D. 

      1002 Meters

  • 19. 
    In what famous British radio comedy series did Australian comedian, Dick Bentley, play a leading role?
    • A. 

      Take It From Here

    • B. 

      Hancock's Half Hour

    • C. 

      Educating Archie

    • D. 

      Beyond Our Ken

  • 20. 
    Within weeks of forming Australian rock group Cold Chisel, Jimmy Barnes left to join which band?
    • A. 

      Disfunktional

    • B. 

      Rough N Ready

    • C. 

      Slamm

    • D. 

      Fraternity