Take The Interesting Quiz On Australia

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Take The Interesting Quiz On Australia

It’s time to answer some cool questions about Australia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before the introduction of decimal currency, how many pence were there in one Australian pound?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      144

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      240

  • 2. 
    Which date in Victoria, Australia became known as Ash Wednesday?
    • A. 

      16-Feb-83

    • B. 

      11-Jan-84

    • C. 

      13-Jan-82

    • D. 

      25-Jan-83

  • 3. 
    Who killed Melbourne's notorious 1920's gangster Squizzy Taylor?
    • A. 

      John Cutmore

    • B. 

      Jack McGhee

    • C. 

      Ernest O'Malley

    • D. 

      Snowy Cartmour

  • 4. 
    Who was the first aboriginal to be knighted by Australia's head of state?
    • A. 

      Doug Nicholls

    • B. 

      Polly Farmer

    • C. 

      Kath Walker

    • D. 

      Harold Blair

  • 5. 
    Of which state was Des Corcoran the Premier?
    • A. 

      Tasmania

    • B. 

      Victoria

    • C. 

      South Australia

    • D. 

      Queensland

  • 6. 
    What is the alternative name, used in South Australia, for Paterson's Curse?
    • A. 

      Barossa Valley Blue Weed

    • B. 

      Hannah's Bugloss

    • C. 

      Salvation Jane

    • D. 

      Mighty Griselda

  • 7. 
    Which is Melbourne's second-oldest university?
    • A. 

      Deakin

    • B. 

      Victoria

    • C. 

      La Trobe

    • D. 

      Monash

  • 8. 
    From which beach did Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt disappear in 1967?
    • A. 

      Tootgarook

    • B. 

      Cheviot

    • C. 

      Point Lonsdale

    • D. 

      Sorrento

  • 9. 
    Which film star wrote the book that was banned by Australian Government in 1958 and what was the title of the book?
    • A. 

      Mae West, "She Done Him Wrong"

    • B. 

      Clara Bow, "Bow Street"

    • C. 

      Tilly Lamour, "Tickle My Fancy"

    • D. 

      Errol Flynn, "My Wicked, Wicked Ways"

  • 10. 
    What is the highest mountain in Victoria, Australia?
    • A. 

      Mt. Sebastopol

    • B. 

      Mt. Hotham

    • C. 

      Mt. Feathertop

    • D. 

      Mt. Bogong

  • 11. 
    What did Jules Francis Archibald found in 1919?
    • A. 

      The Bulletin Magazine

    • B. 

      The Sydney Daily Telegraph Newspaper

    • C. 

      Australian Consolidated Press

    • D. 

      The Archibald Prize For Portrait Painting

  • 12. 
    What area of the arts is Australian artist Aida Tomescu associated with?
    • A. 

      Painting

    • B. 

      Literature

    • C. 

      Music

    • D. 

      The Theater

  • 13. 
    For which electorate was Robert Hawke the member while Prime Minister of Australia?
    • A. 

      Sandringham

    • B. 

      Burke

    • C. 

      Wills

    • D. 

      Latrobe

  • 14. 
    Why was Stephen Leslie Bradley sentenced to death in 1961?
    • A. 

      He Murdered The Girl Known As The Pajama Girl

    • B. 

      He Killed Two Policemen While On The Run From Long Bay Gaol

    • C. 

      He Was A Serial Rapist

    • D. 

      He Kidnapped And Murdered Graeme Thorne

  • 15. 
    In 1982, where was the premiere showing of the Australian movie "The Man from Snowy River", held?
    • A. 

      Wagga Wagga

    • B. 

      Mansfield

    • C. 

      Corryong

    • D. 

      Orbost

  • 16. 
    What was the name of Australian author Albert Facey's best-selling autobiography?
    • A. 

      Boy From The Bush

    • B. 

      Whipping Boy

    • C. 

      A Hell Of A Life

    • D. 

      A Fortunate Life

  • 17. 
    When was the first Sydney-to-Hobart yacht race held?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1935

    • C. 

      1925

    • D. 

      1955

  • 18. 
    In which Australian zoo did the last known Thylacine die in 1936?
    • A. 

      Hobart Zoo

    • B. 

      A Small Zoo In Launceston, Tasmania

    • C. 

      Melbourne Zoological Gardens

    • D. 

      Taronga Zoological Park, Sydney

  • 19. 
    Which Australian singer had a big hit in 1964 with a song called "4,003,221 Tears From Now"?
    • A. 

      Judy Stone

    • B. 

      Little Patti

    • C. 

      Betty Mcquade

    • D. 

      Lynn Randall

  • 20. 
    What position did Eric Baume hold in 1935?
    • A. 

      Political Commentator For The Macquarie Broadcasting Service

    • B. 

      Editor Of The Sydney Sunday Sun Newspaper

    • C. 

      Personal Secretary To The Prime Minister Of Australia

    • D. 

      Special Events Commentator For Radio Station, 2ue