The Big Quiz On Australia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where in Australia was 1930's and 1940's Hollywood actor Errol Flynn born?
    • A. 

      Tasmania

    • B. 

      West Australia

    • C. 

      Northern Territory

    • D. 

      Victoria

  • 2. 
    Who was Smokey Dawson?
    • A. 

      The Proprietor Of Australia's First Combine Harvester Factory

    • B. 

      A Rebel Landowner In Victoria During The Goldrush Days Of The 1850's

    • C. 

      The First Australian-Born Governor-General

    • D. 

      A Famous Australian Singer And Radio Star

  • 3. 
    Who was Australia's second Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      Hudson Fysh

    • B. 

      Alfred Deakin

    • C. 

      Albert Deakin

    • D. 

      John Christian Watson

  • 4. 
    What is special about the Johnstone River crocodile?
    • A. 

      It Lives In Fresh Water

    • B. 

      It Is Almost Blind

    • C. 

      It Has No Teeth

    • D. 

      It Has A Poison Gland On Its Legs

  • 5. 
    How big is a baby red kangaroo when first born?
    • A. 

      No Larger Than A Pinhead

    • B. 

      About The Size Of A Bean

    • C. 

      About The Size Of A Teaspoon

    • D. 

      About The Size Of A Matchbox

  • 6. 
    Who wrote the song "The Road to Gundagai"?
    • A. 

      Monty Crockett

    • B. 

      Barry Crocker

    • C. 

      Stan Rofe

    • D. 

      Jack O'Hagen

  • 7. 
    What does the male emu do to the egg after the female has laid it?
    • A. 

      Rolls It Into A Hole That He Has Dug

    • B. 

      Nothing At All

    • C. 

      Incubates It

    • D. 

      Covers It With A Scent From A Gland On His Back Claw

  • 8. 
    Which Australian bird has a rose-pink body, pale grey wings and a white head?
    • A. 

      A Galah

    • B. 

      A Budgerigar

    • C. 

      Lipton's Eastern Robin

    • D. 

      A Baby Cassowary

  • 9. 
    Which Australian bird can mimic the sound of almost anything?
    • A. 

      Currawong

    • B. 

      Tawny Frogmouth

    • C. 

      Eastern Warbler

    • D. 

      Lyrebird

  • 10. 
    Which birds make two lines opposite each other and then go through a series of ritualistic and elaborate dance steps?
    • A. 

      Spur-Wnged Plovers

    • B. 

      Cape Barren Geese

    • C. 

      Jabiru

    • D. 

      Brolgas

  • 11. 
    If an Australian becomes the proud owner of a bitzer, what has he or she got?
    • A. 

      A Car That Was Once In An Accident

    • B. 

      A Previously Divorced Spouse

    • C. 

      A Reconditioned Refrigerator

    • D. 

      A Mongrel Dog

  • 12. 
    What is the city of Bundaberg in Australia most famous for?
    • A. 

      Its Cocoa Farms

    • B. 

      Its Topless Bathing Beaches

    • C. 

      Its Particular Brand Of Rum

    • D. 

      Its Annual Emu Races

  • 13. 
    In Australia, what is a chook raffle?
    • A. 

      A Party Where Spouses Exchange Partners For The Night

    • B. 

      A Lottery With A Huge Jackpot Prize

    • C. 

      A Lucky Draw Where The Prize Is A Chicken

    • D. 

      A Visit By A Soon-To-Be -Married Male To A Brothel

  • 14. 
    What is the main crop grown at Wee Waa, a town on the Namoi River in New South Wales?
    • A. 

      Avocados

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Barley

    • D. 

      Flax

  • 15. 
    What Australian town has a name that sounds like a word which means "without the rule of law"?
    • A. 

      Misrool

    • B. 

      Lorlyss

    • C. 

      Anakie

    • D. 

      Kayosse

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