Fun Trivia Questions On Australia

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Fun Trivia Questions On Australia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the first dramatized television series produced in Australia for Australian television?
    • A. 

      Take That

    • B. 

      Bellbirds

    • C. 

      Trevor The Aussie Tarzan

    • D. 

      Smokey Dawson

  • 2. 
    Who played the role of Jean Paget in the Australian TV version of Nevil Shute's "A Town Like Alice"?
    • A. 

      Anne Haddy

    • B. 

      Helen Morse

    • C. 

      Rachel Ward

    • D. 

      Noni Hazlehurst

  • 3. 
    In what year was the original "Norman Gunston Show" first shown on Australian TV?
    • A. 

      1966

    • B. 

      1975

    • C. 

      1976

    • D. 

      1980

  • 4. 
    In which Sydney suburb was the block of apartments that was home to the characters of "Number 96"?
    • A. 

      Paddington

    • B. 

      Glebe

    • C. 

      Darlinghurst

    • D. 

      San Souci

  • 5. 
    For how many years did Ossie Ostrich appear on the Australian show "Hey Hey It's Saturday"?
    • A. 

      One Year

    • B. 

      35 Years

    • C. 

      Five Years

    • D. 

      23 Years

  • 6. 
    Where is Australia's only horse-drawn tram service?
    • A. 

      It Runs From Victor Harbour To Granite Island, S.A.

    • B. 

      It Operates In The Summer Along The Beach At Mona Vale, N.S.W.

    • C. 

      It Runs Along Ann Street , Brisbane

    • D. 

      It Operates In Mt. Isa's Mining Facilities

  • 7. 
    On what peninsula is the city of Victor Harbour located?
    • A. 

      D'entrecasteaux

    • B. 

      Fleurieu

    • C. 

      Goolwa

    • D. 

      Encounter

  • 8. 
    Which one of these is not an external territory of Australia?
    • A. 

      Lord Howe Island

    • B. 

      Norfolk Island

    • C. 

      The Cocos [Keeling] Islands

    • D. 

      The Coral Sea Islands Territory

  • 9. 
    How long is Australia's coastline, in kilometers?
    • A. 

      56,758

    • B. 

      58,344

    • C. 

      59,736

    • D. 

      61,091

  • 10. 
    Which state of Australia has the longest state land border?
    • A. 

      West Australia

    • B. 

      New South Wales

    • C. 

      Queensland

    • D. 

      South Australia

  • 11. 
    In what year was the whaling settlement of Hobart begun on Australia's Derwent River?
    • A. 

      1819

    • B. 

      1812

    • C. 

      1804

    • D. 

      1798

  • 12. 
    How many times in the twentieth century did Lake Eyre have significant amounts of water in it?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Ten

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Two

  • 13. 
    In Australia, which two rivers join to form the Darling River?
    • A. 

      The Barwon And The Culgoa

    • B. 

      The Macgregor And The Barwon

    • C. 

      Cooper's Creek And The Culgoa

    • D. 

      The Mackenzie And The Diamantina

  • 14. 
    What is the only part of Australia with an active volcano?
    • A. 

      The Atherton Tableland

    • B. 

      The Australian Antarctic Territory

    • C. 

      Western Victoria

    • D. 

      Heard Island

  • 15. 
    What was the subject of the 1964 book "Let Stalk Strine"?
    • A. 

      Australian Folklore

    • B. 

      Australian Horticulture

    • C. 

      Aboriginal Cookery

    • D. 

      Australian English

  • 16. 
    What was Australia's first national daily newspaper?
    • A. 

      The Southern Cross And National Ledger 1938

    • B. 

      The Australian 1964

    • C. 

      The National Argus 1954

    • D. 

      The Commonwealth Sun 1921

  • 17. 
    On which Australian lake did Donald Campbell achieve the world water speed record in the last day of 1964?
    • A. 

      Lake Torrens

    • B. 

      Lake Grace

    • C. 

      Lake Wendouree

    • D. 

      Lake Dumbleyung

  • 18. 
    In which art gallery in Australia does Joshua Smith's portrait of actor Chips Rafferty hang?
    • A. 

      The Rockhampton City Art Gallery

    • B. 

      The Tweed River Regional Art Gallery

    • C. 

      The Broken Hill City Art Gallery

    • D. 

      The University Of Melbourne Museum Of Art

  • 19. 
    Who composed the theme music for the Australian TV series "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo"?
    • A. 

      Eric Jupp

    • B. 

      Thomas Tycho

    • C. 

      It's A Traditional Folk Tune

    • D. 

      Lou Toppano

  • 20. 
    Which 1950's radio western series starred George Foster, whose favorite exclamation was "Diggle doggle down the drain"?
    • A. 

      Kit Carson

    • B. 

      The Gunshot Gambler

    • C. 

      Laramie

    • D. 

      Gunsmoke