The Amazing Quiz On Australia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Australia's first daily newspaper comic strip called?
    • A. 

      Ginger Meggs

    • B. 

      The Blimps

    • C. 

      U.S. Fellers

    • D. 

      The Aria Kids

  • 2. 
    In which year did Australia's most Australian comic strip, "Ginger Meggs", first appear daily in a London newspaper?
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1997

    • C. 

      1972

    • D. 

      1939

  • 3. 
    For how long did original episodes of the serial "When a Girl Marries" run on Australian radio?
    • A. 

      30 Years

    • B. 

      19 Years

    • C. 

      23 Years

    • D. 

      26 Years

  • 4. 
    Which radio serial announced that it was for "those who are in love, and for those who can remember"?
    • A. 

      Mary Hayes, Girl About Town

    • B. 

      Portia Faces Life

    • C. 

      When A Girl Marries

    • D. 

      Hagen's Circus

  • 5. 
    Which radio quiz show began in the early years of the Second World War and continued until the early 1960's?
    • A. 

      Pick-A-Box

    • B. 

      Ask Me Another

    • C. 

      The Quiz Kids

    • D. 

      The Dulux Show

  • 6. 
    What was the name of the weekly Australian radio crime series which featured the exploits of ace private eye, Larry Kent?
    • A. 

      Crime Stealer

    • B. 

      I Hate Crime

    • C. 

      Street Beat

    • D. 

      Criminals Beware

  • 7. 
    "Laugh Till You Cry" was a comedy show featuring George Foster, Harry Dearth and Keith Smith, what was the show's original name?
    • A. 

      The Sunshine Show

    • B. 

      The Ford Show

    • C. 

      The Nock And Kirby's Show

    • D. 

      The Philips Show

  • 8. 
    Where did the steamship Quetta sink in 1844?
    • A. 

      Off The South Coast Of Tasmania

    • B. 

      The Torres Strait, Near Thursday Island

    • C. 

      Off Gabo Island

    • D. 

      In Bass Strait Near King Island

  • 9. 
    What was the title of former Australian Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, memoirs, which were published in 1967?
    • A. 

      In The Shade Of The Past

    • B. 

      Ming . . .The Menzies Years

    • C. 

      "Afternoon Light"

    • D. 

      Look Back In Triumph

  • 10. 
    What song was written and recorded by Australian radio star Jack Davey not long before he died?
    • A. 

      Hi Ho Everybody!

    • B. 

      It's Been A Great One

    • C. 

      To Him

    • D. 

      Goodbye And Thanks

  • 11. 
    Who played the role of Randy Stone in the radio series "Nightbeat"?
    • A. 

      Hal McGuire

    • B. 

      Hep McGuire

    • C. 

      Hart McGuire

    • D. 

      Harp Macguire

  • 12. 
    Who hosted the ABC program "Kindergarten of the Air" in the 1950's?
    • A. 

      Sue Glazner

    • B. 

      Beryl Roberts

    • C. 

      Ann Roberts

    • D. 

      Margaret Throsby

  • 13. 
    Which of these television shows did Jack Davey not have any direct influence on or help create?
    • A. 

      It Pays To Be Funny

    • B. 

      That's What You Think

    • C. 

      Ask Me Another

    • D. 

      The Pressure-Pak Show

  • 14. 
    Who wrote the Australian novel that begins "My name is Herbert Badgery"?
    • A. 

      Peter Carey

    • B. 

      Randolph Stow

    • C. 

      Frank Moorhouse

    • D. 

      Nola McWhirter

  • 15. 
    In what sport was Glyn Bosisto the Australia national champion for four years beginning in 1949?
    • A. 

      High Jump

    • B. 

      Weight-Lifting

    • C. 

      Lawn Bowls

    • D. 

      Croquet

  • 16. 
    Which Australian town is not in Queensland?
    • A. 

      Ardlethan

    • B. 

      Camooweal

    • C. 

      Esk

    • D. 

      Caboolture

  • 17. 
    Which town is not in Victoria, Australia?
    • A. 

      Port MacDonnell

    • B. 

      Dingee

    • C. 

      Dunolly

    • D. 

      Port Fairy

  • 18. 
    Which of these is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia?
    • A. 

      Ormiston

    • B. 

      Sandy Bay

    • C. 

      Crows Nest

    • D. 

      Malvern

  • 19. 
    Near which city can you find Merri Creek in Australia?
    • A. 

      Melbourne, Victoria

    • B. 

      Launceston, Tasmania

    • C. 

      Carnarvon, Western Australia

    • D. 

      Gladstone, Queensland

  • 20. 
    If you were the winner of a Stanley, what would it have been awarded for?
    • A. 

      Cartooning

    • B. 

      Your Expertise At Rally Driving

    • C. 

      Your Flair For Writing Poetry

    • D. 

      Your Prowess As A Hockey Player

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