Trivia: Test Your Knowledge About Australia! Quiz

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Trivia: Test Your Knowledge About Australia! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many visitors are allowed on Lord Howe Island at one time?
    • A. 

      3,450

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      400

    • D. 

      1,500

  • 2. 
    Who sang the theme song for the Australian soap opera "Neighbours"?
    • A. 

      Barry Crocker

    • B. 

      Marty Rhone

    • C. 

      Leigh Carroll

    • D. 

      Jason Donovan

  • 3. 
    What did Christina R. Macpherson do at Dagworth in 1895?
    • A. 

      She Won The Dagworth Piano Prize For The Fifth Successive Time

    • B. 

      She Contributed The Tune For Banjo Patterson's New Poem, "Waltzing Matilda"

    • C. 

      She Won The Dagworth Young Farmers Prize

    • D. 

      She Was The First Woman In Australia To Be Elected To A Town Council

  • 4. 
    What are the printed reports of the debates and procedures of the Australian parliament called?
    • A. 

      Hampstead

    • B. 

      Handstand

    • C. 

      Handstard

    • D. 

      Hansard

  • 5. 
    Who was the coach of the Collingwood A.F.L. team in 1990?
    • A. 

      Norm Smith

    • B. 

      Vince Conlon

    • C. 

      Ron Barassi

    • D. 

      Leigh Matthews

  • 6. 
    Which character did Linda Kozlowski play in the original "Crocodile Dundee" movie?
    • A. 

      Joanna Dudley

    • B. 

      Margot Canahan

    • C. 

      Lorna Mack

    • D. 

      Sue Charlton

  • 7. 
    What Australian snake has the most poisonous venom of any known land snake?
    • A. 

      The Tiger Snake

    • B. 

      The Western Brown Snake

    • C. 

      The Inland Taipan

    • D. 

      The Queensland Green Carpet Snake

  • 8. 
    Why is Sam Poo famous in Australian history?
    • A. 

      He Set Up The First School To Teach Cantonese In Australia

    • B. 

      He Was The First Chinese Employed As A Policeman

    • C. 

      He Was The First Chinese Restaurant Proprietor In Ballarat

    • D. 

      He Was Australia's Only Chinese Bushranger

  • 9. 
    In 1981, what did Australia's Church of England do?
    • A. 

      It Became A Part Of The Uniting Church

    • B. 

      It Announced That It Was Bankrupt And Insolvent

    • C. 

      It Changed Its Name To The Anglican Church Of Australia

    • D. 

      It Amalgamated With The Catholic Church

  • 10. 
    Jana Wendt is one of Australia's best-known television personalities, but her first language is not English. What is her native language?
    • A. 

      Slovakian

    • B. 

      Czech

    • C. 

      Slovenian

    • D. 

      German

  • 11. 
    How was the cane toad introduced into Australia?
    • A. 

      Their Eggs Were Accidentally Transported On Cargo Coming By Ship From Asia

    • B. 

      By Scientists Seeking To Eradicate Another Pest

    • C. 

      By Immigrants Arriving From War-Torn Europe

    • D. 

      By Australian Soldiers Returning From The Philippines After The Second World War

  • 12. 
    Which horse won the Melbourne Cup of 1990?
    • A. 

      Old Rowley

    • B. 

      Kingston Rule

    • C. 

      Big Philou

    • D. 

      Gigolo Boy

  • 13. 
    In which Australian state is the James Cook University?
    • A. 

      Queensland

    • B. 

      Victoria

    • C. 

      South Australia

    • D. 

      New South Wales

  • 14. 
    Where do Australians hold their annual Country Music Festival?
    • A. 

      Millaa Millaa, Queensland

    • B. 

      Dubbo, N.S.W.

    • C. 

      Yarrawonga, Victoria

    • D. 

      Tamworth, N.S.W.

  • 15. 
    Of which church was Michael Chamberlain, husband of Lindy Chamberlain and father of Azaria, the baby that was taken by a dingo, a pastor?
    • A. 

      The Anglican Church Of Australia

    • B. 

      The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

    • C. 

      The Exclusive Brethren

    • D. 

      The Seventh Day Adventists