Australian Fans For The Ultimate Quiz Challenge!

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Australian Fans For The Ultimate Quiz Challenge!

Calling all Australian fans for the ultimate quiz challenge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was the colony of New Australia set up in the 1890's?
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      Paraguay

    • C. 

      New Britain

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 2. 
    In 1973, 3AK changed its music format from pop to Beautiful Music. What was the last pop song played before the momentous changeover?
    • A. 

      Eleanor Rigby By Zoot

    • B. 

      Jingle Jangle By The Archies

    • C. 

      I'll Be Gone By Spectrum

    • D. 

      One By Johnny Farnham

  • 3. 
    How many times did ace race-caller, Bill Collins, call the Melbourne Cup for 3DB and affiliated stations throughout Australia and New Zealand?
    • A. 

      34 Times

    • B. 

      37 Times

    • C. 

      45 Times

    • D. 

      40 Times

  • 4. 
    Why was Australian comedian Joff Ellen called Joff?
    • A. 

      After World War I General Joffre

    • B. 

      After British Comedian Joffa Hutch

    • C. 

      Birth-Certificate Error

    • D. 

      His Middle Name Was Joff

  • 5. 
    What part did Maurie Fields play in the Australian TV series "Bellbird"?
    • A. 

      Des

    • B. 

      Mr Quinney

    • C. 

      Joe Turner

    • D. 

      Michael Foley

  • 6. 
    In the TV series "Bellbird", who played the part of Rob and was one of Melbourne's first deejays?
    • A. 

      Brian Taylor

    • B. 

      Rod McLennan

    • C. 

      Ernie Sigley

    • D. 

      Bob Horsfall

  • 7. 
    Who completed an Australian tour in early 1991 entitled Stormfront and followed it up with a two-hour television special documenting the tour?
    • A. 

      Enigma

    • B. 

      Cold Chisel

    • C. 

      The Rolling Stones

    • D. 

      Billy Joel

  • 8. 
    In which of these movies did Australian actor Graham Kennedy play the role of Harry?
    • A. 

      They're A Weird Mob

    • B. 

      The Odd Angry Shot

    • C. 

      Don's Party

    • D. 

      The Killing Fields

  • 9. 
    Which of these people did not appear in "The Stunt", which was the first episode of "Homicide", first broadcast on October 20, 1964?
    • A. 

      Gordon Glenwright

    • B. 

      Ian Turpie

    • C. 

      Roly Barlee

    • D. 

      Dorothy Crawford

  • 10. 
    Joffa Boy's usual welcoming greeting on "The Tarax Happy Show" was "Howdy Doody boys and girls, mums and dads and . . . . ."?
    • A. 

      And Australians, Young And Old

    • B. 

      And Bald-Headed Babies

    • C. 

      And Big Fat Grannies

    • D. 

      Everyone Out There In TV Land

  • 11. 
    In Australian horse-racing parlance, what is a dead bird?
    • A. 

      A Horse That Is Certain To Win

    • B. 

      Horse That Has Never Been Placed In Any Race

    • C. 

      A Horse That Has Become Riderless During A Race

    • D. 

      A Horse That Has Fallen During A Race

  • 12. 
    Who was Zachary Hicks?
    • A. 

      Cook's cook on the Endeavour

    • B. 

      Botanist

    • C. 

      Lieutenant aboard Cook's Endeavour

    • D. 

      He Wrote Book on Australian Fauna

  • 13. 
    In which area of Australia can you find Wingan Inlet and the Mueller and Thurra rivers?
    • A. 

      In Southeastern South Australia

    • B. 

      In Northeastern Tasmania

    • C. 

      In The Far South Of New South Wales

    • D. 

      In The Far East Of Victoria

  • 14. 
    A popular wartime song had the lyrics: "and it means a lot to me. It's the symbol of Australia..."; what were they singing about?
    • A. 

      The Slouch Hat

    • B. 

      The Wattle Tree

    • C. 

      The Kangaroo

    • D. 

      The Australian Flag

  • 15. 
    If you are standing on Phillip Island, Victoria, in what direction is French Island?
    • A. 

      South

    • B. 

      West

    • C. 

      North

    • D. 

      East

  • 16. 
    Which Australian town was once known as Queen City?
    • A. 

      Walhalla, V.

    • B. 

      Queenscliffe, V.

    • C. 

      Wilcannia, N.S.W.

    • D. 

      Yass, N.S.W.

  • 17. 
    What Australian pop group won the 1966 Hoadley's Battle of the Sounds competition?
    • A. 

      The Master's Apprentices

    • B. 

      The Groop

    • C. 

      The Twilights

    • D. 

      The Flies

  • 18. 
    What Perth, Australia band was fronted by future AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott in 1966?
    • A. 

      The Airraids

    • B. 

      The Earls

    • C. 

      The Bon Bons

    • D. 

      The Valentines

  • 19. 
    Which valley in Australian northeastern Victoria is a former gold mining area and is now classified by The National Trust?
    • A. 

      The Wandiligong Valley

    • B. 

      The Eildon Valley

    • C. 

      The Ovens Valley

    • D. 

      The Boyne Valley

  • 20. 
    Who was 3UZ's first Top 40 DJ in 1958?
    • A. 

      Brian Taylor

    • B. 

      Bob Horsfall

    • C. 

      Don Lunn

    • D. 

      Allan Lappan