Quiz: Do You Have Enough Knowledge About Australia?

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Quiz: Do You Have Enough Knowledge About Australia?

What do you know about Australia? Did you know that there are three times as many sheep as people living in Australia? Kangaroos, of course, are considered a national icon, with over 40 million estimated throughout the city. Four different species of kangaroos are found in Australia. The Red Kangaroo is the largest, so try taking this fun quiz and see how much you know. Hop to it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Truganini and what was important about her death in 1876?
    • A. 

      None Of These Answers

    • B. 

      She Was The First Aboriginal To Speak Fluent English

    • C. 

      She Was Australia's First Case Of Yellow Fever

    • D. 

      She Was The Last Tasmanian Aboriginal

  • 2. 
    In which part of Sydney were the athletics facilities for the 2000 Olympic Games situated?
    • A. 

      The Domain

    • B. 

      Wooloomooloo

    • C. 

      Homebush

    • D. 

      Cabramatta

  • 3. 
    Who published "The Term of His Natural Life", a novel which described the horrors of the convict transportation system, in 1874?
    • A. 

      Henry Gilmour

    • B. 

      A.B. Patterson

    • C. 

      John Shaw Neilson

    • D. 

      Marcus Clark

  • 4. 
    What meeting took place for the first time in Australia at The Adelaide Botanic Gardens in 1880?
    • A. 

      Meeting Of International Botanists

    • B. 

      Olympic Committee

    • C. 

      Salvation Army Meeting

    • D. 

      National Parks Meeting

  • 5. 
    In Australia, what was performed publicly for the first time on 6 April, 1895?
    • A. 

      Waltzing Matilda, Australia's Unofficial National Anthem

    • B. 

      C.J. Dennis Play, The Sentimental Bloke

    • C. 

      The Official Australian National Anthem, Advance Australia Fair

    • D. 

      A.B. Banjo Patterson's Poem, The Man From Ironbark

  • 6. 
    What did Hudson Fysh, Fergus McMaster and P.J. Ginnis establish in November 1920?
    • A. 

      A Hotel On Near The Billabong Mentioned In Waltzing Matilda

    • B. 

      Australia's First Integrated Coastal Shipping Service

    • C. 

      The First Gold-Mine At Edie Creek

    • D. 

      An Airline To Carry Mail In The Outback Of Queensland

  • 7. 
    What did H.P. Christmas open in Sydney, Australia on December 5, 1924?
    • A. 

      A Meeting Of Parliament

    • B. 

      A Woolworth Store

    • C. 

      A New Radio Station

    • D. 

      A Circus

  • 8. 
    Who designed the Australian capital city of Canberra?
    • A. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • B. 

      Joseph P. Lodsowski

    • C. 

      A Committee Of 10 Australian MPs

    • D. 

      Walter Burley Griffin

  • 9. 
    Which of these great Australian artists died in 1992?
    • A. 

      Fred Williams

    • B. 

      Albert Tucker

    • C. 

      Sir Sidney Nolan

    • D. 

      Russell Drysdale

  • 10. 
    In which part of Australia can you find the city of Geraldton?
    • A. 

      On The North-East Coast Of Tasmania

    • B. 

      On The West Coast North Of Perth

    • C. 

      In The Barossa Valley, Near Blyth

    • D. 

      On The South-West Coast Of Victoria

  • 11. 
    Which British novelist briefly visited Australia in the 1920's and subsequently wrote a novel set in Australia?
    • A. 

      D.H. Lawrence

    • B. 

      Evelyn Waugh

    • C. 

      Hugh Lofting

    • D. 

      Lytton Strachey

  • 12. 
    Which Australian singer made a recording of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To Heaven", much to everyone's surprise?
    • A. 

      John Farnham

    • B. 

      Austen Tayshus

    • C. 

      Rolf Harris

    • D. 

      Ding Dong Drysdale

  • 13. 
    Australian actor Leonard Teale, died in 1994 was a recording, radio and TV star, best known for his role in a program called what?
    • A. 

      Blue Heelers

    • B. 

      D24

    • C. 

      Wanted Dead Or Alive

    • D. 

      Homicide

  • 14. 
    Which one of these Australian mammals lays eggs?
    • A. 

      Echidna

    • B. 

      Bilby

    • C. 

      Wombat

    • D. 

      Walleroo

  • 15. 
    What was the name of Johnny O'Keefe's popular ABC-TV rock music show in late 50's?
    • A. 

      Your Hit Parade

    • B. 

      Bandstand

    • C. 

      Sing, Sing, Sing

    • D. 

      Six O'Clock Rock