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Test Your Australia Knowledge

The Ultimate Challenging Quiz On Australia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Mr. Squiggle from the Australian TV show have for a nose?
    • A. 

      Pencil

    • B. 

      Marker

    • C. 

      Button

    • D. 

      Carrot

  • 2. 
    Who is Rupert Murdoch's father?
    • A. 

      Donald Murdoch

    • B. 

      James Murdoch

    • C. 

      Keith Murdoch

    • D. 

      Owen Murdoch

  • 3. 
    What is Elle Macpherson's birth name?
    • A. 

      Linda Macpherson

    • B. 

      Eleanor Nancy Gow

    • C. 

      Elle Macpherson

    • D. 

      Elaine Benis

  • 4. 
    Elle Macpherson's father was president of what?
    • A. 

      Qantas

    • B. 

      Bank Of Queensland Limited

    • C. 

      Commonwealth Bank

    • D. 

      Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not a young Aussie female singing star?
    • A. 

      Marie Wilson

    • B. 

      Monique Allen

    • C. 

      Diana Ahnaid

    • D. 

      Natalie Imbruglia

  • 6. 
    When was Australia's first bridge across the Murray River opened?
    • A. 

      September 2, 1861

    • B. 

      March 2, 1871

    • C. 

      September 12, 1863

    • D. 

      November 4, 1893

  • 7. 
    When did DJ "Stan The Man" Rofe leave his Platter Parade show at radio station 3KZ due to a change in management and music policy?
    • A. 

      In Mid-1965

    • B. 

      Early In 1965

    • C. 

      Late In 1964

    • D. 

      Late In 1965

  • 8. 
    Who established a settlement at the northern tip of Cape York Peninsula, Australia, in 1863?
    • A. 

      Captain John Moresby

    • B. 

      Charles Farrant

    • C. 

      John Jardine

    • D. 

      Rupert Romney

  • 9. 
    In what year did the Melbourne Herald cease publication as a separate newspaper after 150 years?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1987

  • 10. 
    Collingwood's Australian Football League Grand Final victory in 1990 was their first in how long?
    • A. 

      45 Years

    • B. 

      34 Years

    • C. 

      32 Years

    • D. 

      21 Years

  • 11. 
    What did an Act of Australia Parliament establish on 15 April, 1958?
    • A. 

      The Australian Roads Authority

    • B. 

      Monash University

    • C. 

      The Two-Airline Policy

    • D. 

      The Australian Broadcasting Control Board

  • 12. 
    How much did a Studebaker DeLuxe sedan car cost in Australia in 1934?
    • A. 

      500 Pounds

    • B. 

      445 Pounds

    • C. 

      987 Pounds

    • D. 

      760 Pounds

  • 13. 
    What did German ships start doing in Australian coastal waters in October 1940?
    • A. 

      Laying Mines

    • B. 

      Offloading Jewish Refugees

    • C. 

      Intercepting British Ships

    • D. 

      Fishing For Abalone

  • 14. 
    What is Purnululu and where will you find it?
    • A. 

      A Massive Cave, Kangaroo Island

    • B. 

      Sea Caves, Under The Nullabor Plain

    • C. 

      Rock Towers, West Australia

    • D. 

      A Crocodile Lake, Tasmania

  • 15. 
    If you drive from South Australia to the Darwin along the Stuart Highway, what is the first permanently flowing river that you will come to?
    • A. 

      Edith River

    • B. 

      The Roper

    • C. 

      The Katherine

    • D. 

      There Are No Permanently Flowing Rivers

  • 16. 
    What temporarily happened to Fiji in 1874?
    • A. 

      It Was Divided Between Germany And The Colony Of New South Wales

    • B. 

      It Was Officially At War With The Colony Of Queensland

    • C. 

      It Was A Part Of The Colony Of New South Wales

    • D. 

      It Was An Independent Kingdom Under King Cakobau

  • 17. 
    Who was the first non-indigenous person to see Ayer's Rock, or Uluru, the gigantic monolith situated almost in the centre of Australia?
    • A. 

      Charles Todd

    • B. 

      Ludwig Leichhardt

    • C. 

      Bungo Jack

    • D. 

      W.C. Gosse

  • 18. 
    What did women in the town of Clunes do in June 1872?
    • A. 

      Prospected For Gold While Their Husbands Had A Day Off

    • B. 

      Formed The Country Women's Association Of Australia

    • C. 

      Voted For The First Time In Municipal Elections

    • D. 

      Drove The Chinese From The Town

  • 19. 
    How much did Bernard Holtermann receive for the 284 kg mass of gold he found in 1872 at Hill End, New South Wales, Australia?
    • A. 

      120,000 Pounds

    • B. 

      45,000 Pounds

    • C. 

      5,060 Pounds

    • D. 

      12,000 Pounds

  • 20. 
    When were the Torres Strait Islands annexed to the Colony of Queensland?
    • A. 

      July 10, 1877

    • B. 

      May 30, 1872

    • C. 

      March 2, 1869

    • D. 

      January 1, 1888

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