Test Your G.K Kowledge On Australia! Quiz

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Test Your G.K Kowledge On Australia! Quiz

A non-complicated quiz based on Australia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The University of Melbourne holds the rights to what invention granted by Patent No. 519851 in 1978?
    • A. 

      A New Type Of Radar Scanner

    • B. 

      A Language Analyzer

    • C. 

      A Bionic Ear

    • D. 

      A Kidney Dialysis Renovator

  • 2. 
    Which Australian newspaper had a regular raunchy column called "Heart Balm" which offered advice to the lovelorn?
    • A. 

      The Sydney Sun

    • B. 

      The Brisbane Telegraph

    • C. 

      The Melbourne Argus

    • D. 

      The Melbourne Truth

  • 3. 
    What, it is claimed, was made for the first time in a factory in Sydney in June of 1899?
    • A. 

      Rosella Tomato Sauce

    • B. 

      Carter's Little Liver Pills

    • C. 

      Bonnington's Irish Moss

    • D. 

      Heenzo Cough Medicine

  • 4. 
    Ken Maynard became famous for cartoons featuring the Ettamogah Pub, printed in which publication?
    • A. 

      People Magazine

    • B. 

      Nation Review

    • C. 

      Pix Magazine

    • D. 

      Australasian Post

  • 5. 
    What Australian woman was the only swimmer to win the same event at three successive Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Tracey Wickham

    • B. 

      Shane Gould

    • C. 

      Dawn Fraser

    • D. 

      Lorraine Crapp

  • 6. 
    What route did Australia's first hydrofoil ferry service begin operating in January 1965?
    • A. 

      Cairns To Green Island

    • B. 

      Manly To Sydney Central

    • C. 

      Adelaide To Kangaroo Island

    • D. 

      Melbourne To Devonport

  • 7. 
    What Australian artist recorded "Most People I Know Think That I'm Crazy" in October of 1972?
    • A. 

      John Farnham

    • B. 

      The Loved Ones

    • C. 

      Daddy Cool

    • D. 

      Billy Thorpe

  • 8. 
    Which Australian rock group was named after a road sign?
    • A. 

      Koalas Cross Here

    • B. 

      50 Kph

    • C. 

      Murrumbidgee

    • D. 

      The Little River Band

  • 9. 
    What was the topic of the book "Our Fantastic Planet"?
    • A. 

      Pre-Historic Earth

    • B. 

      Animals in Australia

    • C. 

      Circumnavigation Of The Earth

    • D. 

      Deep Sea Fishing

  • 10. 
    When Madonna arrived in Sydney in 1993, what musical instrument did she carry?
    • A. 

      A Silver Cornet

    • B. 

      A Didgeridoo

    • C. 

      A Bongo Drum

    • D. 

      A Small Electronic Keyboard

  • 11. 
    What did Nova Peris-Kneebone win in 1996?
    • A. 

      An Olympic Gold Medal For Athletics

    • B. 

      A Logie Award For Her Acting In A Tele-Movie

    • C. 

      Olympic Gold For Hockey

    • D. 

      A Special Award For Rescuing A Child From The Surf At Bront Beach

  • 12. 
    Where was Australian novelist Bryce Courtenay born?
    • A. 

      Perth, W.A.

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      New Zealand

  • 13. 
    What is the Australian Women's Soccer Team collectively known as?
    • A. 

      The Cuddly Koalas

    • B. 

      The Matildas

    • C. 

      The Ball Kickers

    • D. 

      The Soccer Sheilas

  • 14. 
    Who played Lindy Chamberlain in the movie "Evil Angels"?
    • A. 

      Meryl Streep

    • B. 

      Helen Morse

    • C. 

      Barbra Streisand

    • D. 

      Ruth Cracknell

  • 15. 
    What was the name of Australia's first locally-manufactured military aircraft?
    • A. 

      The Aerolee

    • B. 

      The Wirraway

    • C. 

      The Cockatoo

    • D. 

      The Drongo