Are Yoy Ready To Take The Australia Trivia Quiz?

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Are Yoy Ready To Take The Australia Trivia Quiz?

Test your Knowledge about Australia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who won the 149th Melbourne Cup in 2009?
    • A. 

      Shocking

    • B. 

      Street Cry

    • C. 

      Crime Scene

    • D. 

      Mr Fraser

  • 2. 
    Cylcone Hamish was what category when it reached land?
    • A. 

      Category 2

    • B. 

      Category 1

    • C. 

      Category 3

    • D. 

      Category 5

  • 3. 
    What office did Wayne Swan assume in 2007?
    • A. 

      Treasurer Of Australia

    • B. 

      Speaker Of The House

    • C. 

      Prime Minsiter Of Australia

    • D. 

      Governor-General

  • 4. 
    Who wrote "A Town Like Alice"?
    • A. 

      Patrick White

    • B. 

      Nevil Shute

    • C. 

      Alexis Wright

    • D. 

      Colin Thiele

  • 5. 
    Who wrote the 2005 novel "March"?
    • A. 

      Barbara Jefferis

    • B. 

      Geraldine Brooks

    • C. 

      Judith Wright

    • D. 

      Les Murray

  • 6. 
    Who was named Miss Universe Australia 2009?
    • A. 

      Deborah Miller

    • B. 

      Michelle Guy

    • C. 

      Jennifer Hawkins

    • D. 

      Rachael Finch

  • 7. 
    What place did the Miss Australia end up at the Miss Universe 2009 pageant?
    • A. 

      Not In Top Ten

    • B. 

      1st Runner Up

    • C. 

      Winner

    • D. 

      4Th Place

  • 8. 
    Who directed the 2008 movie "Australia"?
    • A. 

      Mel Gibson

    • B. 

      Stuart Beattie

    • C. 

      Clint Eastwood

    • D. 

      Baz Luhrmann

  • 9. 
    What town is known for its silver mines?
    • A. 

      Broken Hill

    • B. 

      Mission Beach

    • C. 

      Goolwa

    • D. 

      Launceston

  • 10. 
    Where are the Jenolan Caves?
    • A. 

      Perth

    • B. 

      New South Wales

    • C. 

      Alice Springs

    • D. 

      Sydney

  • 11. 
    Where is Stonefest held in Australia?
    • A. 

      University Of Adelaide

    • B. 

      University Of Canberra

    • C. 

      University Of New South Wales

    • D. 

      Monash University

  • 12. 
    What year was the University of Queensland founded?
    • A. 

      1909

    • B. 

      1980

    • C. 

      1880

    • D. 

      1945

  • 13. 
    Where is Monash University located?
    • A. 

      Canberra, Australia

    • B. 

      Brisbane, Australia

    • C. 

      Melbourne, Australia

    • D. 

      Sydney, Australia

  • 14. 
    What is the oldest university in Australia?
    • A. 

      University Of Melbourne

    • B. 

      University Of Queensland

    • C. 

      Monash University

    • D. 

      University Of Sydney

  • 15. 
    How many full-time active personnel are in the Australian Defence Force in 2009?
    • A. 

      About 53,000

    • B. 

      About 153,000

    • C. 

      About 3,000

    • D. 

      About 553,000

  • 16. 
    Who is a member of Australian Pink Floyd?
    • A. 

      Monty Trainer

    • B. 

      Steve Mac

    • C. 

      Steve Earle

    • D. 

      Mark Colvin

  • 17. 
    What a 2002 film shot in Australia stars John Goodman?
    • A. 

      The Big Lebowski

    • B. 

      Dirty Deeds

    • C. 

      The Dish

    • D. 

      Death In Brunswick

  • 18. 
    Who played Archy Hamilton in the movie "Gallipoli"?
    • A. 

      Brian May

    • B. 

      Mel Gibson

    • C. 

      Bill Kerr

    • D. 

      Mark Lee

  • 19. 
    What year was the Australian Broadcasting Company founded?
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1929

    • C. 

      1966

    • D. 

      1939

  • 20. 
    What was first introduced in Australia in 1975?
    • A. 

      The Internet

    • B. 

      Colour Television

    • C. 

      American Football

    • D. 

      Sattelite Radio