Modern Quiz On Australia

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Modern Quiz On Australia

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  • 1. 
    Which Australian town or city is furthest east?
    • A. 

      Longreach, Queensland

    • B. 

      Melbourne, Victoria

    • C. 

      Warrnambool, Victoria

    • D. 

      Queenstown, Tasmania

  • 2. 
    Which of these Australian towns and cities is furthest east?
    • A. 

      Mildura, Victoria

    • B. 

      Thursday Island, Queensland

    • C. 

      Ballarat, Victoria

    • D. 

      Broken Hill, New South Wales

  • 3. 
    Which two lakes straddle the West Australia and South Australia border?
    • A. 

      Lake McDonald And Lake Kunnanurra

    • B. 

      Lake McDonald And Lake Mackay

    • C. 

      Lake Sylvester And Lake Carnegie

    • D. 

      Lake Kunnunurra And Lake Amadeus

  • 4. 
    When Harold Holt disappeared in December 1967, who became Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      Henry Bolte

    • B. 

      Arthur Fadden

    • C. 

      John Gorton

    • D. 

      John Mcewan

  • 5. 
    Who was the first Governor-General of Australia?
    • A. 

      Sir Phillip Game

    • B. 

      Lord Maximillian Bakehouse

    • C. 

      Lord Hopetoun

    • D. 

      Lord Delisle

  • 6. 
    Who was the first of the Popes to visit Australia?
    • A. 

      Pope Paul VI

    • B. 

      Pope Urban VI

    • C. 

      Pope Pius XXIII

    • D. 

      Pope John-Paul II

  • 7. 
    To which important office was former Australian politician, Sir Percy Spender, elected in 1964?
    • A. 

      Governor Of West Australia

    • B. 

      President Of The International Court Of Justice

    • C. 

      Assistant Vice-Chairman Of The International Olympic Committee

    • D. 

      President Of The International Labour Organization

  • 8. 
    From east to west, what is the correct order of these central Melbourne, Australia streets?
    • A. 

      Spring, Exhibition, Russell

    • B. 

      Swanston, Exhibition, Russell

    • C. 

      Exhibition, Swanston, Spring

    • D. 

      Swanston, Exhibition, Spring

  • 9. 
    How many of ABBA's singles reached #1 on the Australian chart listings?
    • A. 

      Ten

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Eight

    • D. 

      Three

  • 10. 
    In what year did former Easybeats Harry Vanda and George Young have a hit with "Hey, St Peter"?
    • A. 

      1975

    • B. 

      1977

    • C. 

      1976

    • D. 

      1980

  • 11. 
    What happened to the city of Hobart in 1881?
    • A. 

      Its Population Overtook That Of Launceston

    • B. 

      Its Name Was Changed From Hobart Town To Hobart

    • C. 

      The Bridge Linking Hobart With The Eastern Shore Was Opened

    • D. 

      It Was Declared A City

  • 12. 
    Which part of Australia did Thomas Wingate's painting of a bushfire depict?
    • A. 

      The Strzlecki Ranges, Victoria

    • B. 

      Potts Point, Sydney

    • C. 

      Hawthorn, Melbourne

    • D. 

      Perth, W.A.

  • 13. 
    Which two V.F.L. teams did football legend, Roy Cazaly, play for?
    • A. 

      South Melbourne, Richmond

    • B. 

      North Melbourne, South Melbourne

    • C. 

      St Kilda, Melbourne

    • D. 

      St Kilda, South Melbourne

  • 14. 
    Where can you find Cazaly's Australian Rules Football Park?
    • A. 

      Cairns, Q.

    • B. 

      Port Hedland, W.A.

    • C. 

      Darwin, N.T.

    • D. 

      Muswellbrook, N.S.W.

  • 15. 
    Which Fitzroy player won the Brownlow Medal in 1933?
    • A. 

      Wilfred Chicken Smallhorn

    • B. 

      Haydn Bunton

    • C. 

      Dinny Ryan

    • D. 

      Jock Mountain McGurney

  • 16. 
    Which two teams joined The Victorian Football League in 1908?
    • A. 

      Hawthorn, Richmond

    • B. 

      North Melbourne, University

    • C. 

      Richmond And University

    • D. 

      Essendon, St Kilda

  • 17. 
    Which V.F.L. team did Sir Douglas Nicholls play for?
    • A. 

      Fitzroy

    • B. 

      Carlton

    • C. 

      Footscray

    • D. 

      Richmond

  • 18. 
    Who plays American promoter, Lee Gordon, in the movie "Shout" which portrays the life of Johnny O'Keefe?
    • A. 

      Campbell McComas

    • B. 

      Stewart R. Pellutin

    • C. 

      Aaron Blabey

    • D. 

      David Campbell

  • 19. 
    Which statement is not true about the former Sydney Stadium at Rushcutters Bay?
    • A. 

      It Was Built On The Site Of A Chinese Market Garden In 1908

    • B. 

      It Was A Circular, Corrugated Iron Building And Was First Roofed In 1911

    • C. 

      Big Chief Little Wolf, Stan Freberg And The Everly Brothers All Performed There

    • D. 

      It Was Destroyed By Fire In 1970 And Was Never Re-Built

  • 20. 
    Which ship transported the Australian team to the 1936 Olympiad in Berlin?
    • A. 

      The S.S. Magnolia

    • B. 

      The S.S. Mingrelian

    • C. 

      The S.S. Mangonel

    • D. 

      The S.S. Mongolia