The Ultimate Australia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which horse won the first and second Melbourne Cup Races?
    • A. 

      Archer

    • B. 

      The Big Bang

    • C. 

      Golden Stake

    • D. 

      Ophelius

  • 2. 
    What did Jeff Fenech win for the third time in 1988?
    • A. 

      The Queensland 500cc Motorcycle Championship

    • B. 

      The World Featherweight Boxing Championship

    • C. 

      The Brownlow Medal

    • D. 

      The Australian Badminton Cup

  • 3. 
    In what year did regular transmission of television begin in Australia?
    • A. 

      5-Nov-56

    • B. 

      9-Jan-57

    • C. 

      27-Nov-56

    • D. 

      16-Sep-56

  • 4. 
    What momentous national event took place on February 19, 1942?
    • A. 

      An Earthquake Shook Perth, Destroying Many Buildings

    • B. 

      The Japanese Bombed Darwin

    • C. 

      Australia Declared War On Japan

    • D. 

      There Was A Federal Election

  • 5. 
    How many states does Australia have?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 6. 
    In Melbourne, Australia, before the 1970's, what were the Red Rattlers?
    • A. 

      A Now-Defunct Association Football Team

    • B. 

      Members Of A Charity That Rattled Red Money Boxes

    • C. 

      Old Suburban Trains

    • D. 

      Old Meat Delivery Trucks

  • 7. 
    In Australia, what is the Campaspe?
    • A. 

      A Bridge

    • B. 

      A River

    • C. 

      A Volcanic Outcrop Near Cooma

    • D. 

      A Famous Sydney Fish Restaurant

  • 8. 
    What is Jerilderie?
    • A. 

      An Aboriginal Dance Festival

    • B. 

      An Aboriginal Wedding Ceremony

    • C. 

      A Hunting Expedition

    • D. 

      A Town In New South Wales

  • 9. 
    In which part of Australia can you find the Olgas?
    • A. 

      In A Sydney Transvestite Cabaret

    • B. 

      In The Northern Territory

    • C. 

      In The Hills East Of Melbourne

    • D. 

      Off Cape York Peninsula

  • 10. 
    On which Australian bay is the city of Geelong situated?
    • A. 

      Corio

    • B. 

      Botany

    • C. 

      Westernport

    • D. 

      Queenscliff

  • 11. 
    What failed project was started in Australia at Humpty Doo, near Darwin, in 1956-57?
    • A. 

      Cocoa Growing

    • B. 

      Tropical Fruit Farms

    • C. 

      An Aircraft Industry

    • D. 

      Rice Cultivation

  • 12. 
    Near the center of which Australian city can you find Mt. Coot-tha National Park?
    • A. 

      Albury

    • B. 

      Brisbane

    • C. 

      Ballarat

    • D. 

      Adelaide

  • 13. 
    If an Australian says "it's dissoed", what does he or she mean?
    • A. 

      It's A Long Distance Away

    • B. 

      It's Disappeared

    • C. 

      It's Dismantled

    • D. 

      It's Dislocated

  • 14. 
    In Australia, what is "The Rip"?
    • A. 

      A Marsupial Predator

    • B. 

      A Dangerous Strait

    • C. 

      A Cliff Near Sydney

    • D. 

      A Government Scandal

  • 15. 
    Who was the superintendent of construction of the Overland Telegraph Line between Port Augusta and Darwin, which was begun on September 15, 1870?
    • A. 

      Matthew Mitchell

    • B. 

      Peter Headley

    • C. 

      Mac McGilvray

    • D. 

      Charles Todd

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