Theory Of Australia

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Theory Of Australia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did actress Anne Lambert, who starred in the 1975 movie, "Picnic at Hanging Rock", change her name to Anne Louise Lambert?
    • A. 

      There Was Already Another Actress Named Anne Lambert

    • B. 

      She Thought It Sounded Better

    • C. 

      In Honor Of Her Grandmother, Louise, Who Was Also A Noted Actress

    • D. 

      Neither Miss Lambert Nor Her Agents Have Ever Given A Reason For The Change

  • 2. 
    Who was born John William Goffage in March, 1909?
    • A. 

      Roy Rene ("Mo")

    • B. 

      Errol Flynn

    • C. 

      Sir Percy Spender

    • D. 

      Chips Rafferty

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Cello

    • B. 

      French Horn

    • C. 

      Percussion

    • D. 

      Oboe

  • 4. 
    Which Johnny O'Keefe song contains the lyrics "Give me a chick that's all my own, Shake her till the meat comes off-a the bone..."?
    • A. 

      Right Now

    • B. 

      You Excite Me

    • C. 

      The Wild One

    • D. 

      Come On And Take My Hand

  • 5. 
    What Australian bird features in the final few lines of John Williamson's hit "Old Man Emu"?
    • A. 

      The Kookaburra

    • B. 

      The Cockatoo

    • C. 

      The Galah

    • D. 

      The Cassowary

  • 6. 
    What did the Bee Gees do in March 1960?
    • A. 

      They Arrived In Australia For The First Time As Immigrants

    • B. 

      They Wrote Their First Song Together With Their Father

    • C. 

      They Appeared For The First Time On Television In Australia

    • D. 

      They Changed Their Name From The B.G's To The Beegees

  • 7. 
    What was The Bee Gees' first Australian single release, recorded for Festival Records in 1963?
    • A. 

      Blue Moon Of Kentucky

    • B. 

      Three Kisses Of Love

    • C. 

      Spicks And Specks

    • D. 

      The Blue And The Grey

  • 8. 
    George Sprod was an Australian cartoonist published a collection of his work in what book?
    • A. 

      Life On A Square-Wheeled Bike

    • B. 

      The World Is Perpendicular But I Bet Yours Isn't

    • C. 

      Forty Rotten Moustaches Equals Half A Ton Of Mash

    • D. 

      Sister Is A Cornflake And Brother Is A Wallaby

  • 9. 
    When Daddy Cool split for the first time in August, 1972, what two new groups emerged, put together by former members of Daddy Cool?
    • A. 

      Hot Dog And Mondo Rock

    • B. 

      Hot Dog And Mighty Kong

    • C. 

      Mighty Kong And Rockawho?

    • D. 

      Mondo Rock And Mighty Kong

  • 10. 
    On which single release were the Australian band Daddy Cool backed by Skyhooks?
    • A. 

      I'll Never Smile Again

    • B. 

      Boogie Man

    • C. 

      The Ballad Of Oz

    • D. 

      Flash In My Head

  • 11. 
    Which river provides the water for Canberra's Lake Burley Griffin?
    • A. 

      Snowy

    • B. 

      Headwaters Of The Murray

    • C. 

      Murrumbidgee

    • D. 

      Molonglo

  • 12. 
    What was the title of cricketer Bobby Simpson's book, published in 1977?
    • A. 

      A Captain's Story

    • B. 

      At The Crease

    • C. 

      A Straight Arm And A Wicket Or Two

    • D. 

      One Thousand And One Balls

  • 13. 
    In 3KZ's afternoon children's program which ran during the late fifties and early sixties, who was Billy Bouncer's co-compere?
    • A. 

      Kevin O'Gorman

    • B. 

      Norman Swain

    • C. 

      Bernice Lum

    • D. 

      Ron Cadee

  • 14. 
    What is Austen Tayshus's real name?
    • A. 

      Sandy Gutman

    • B. 

      John Allen Hickley

    • C. 

      Norman K. Lenehan

    • D. 

      Basil Borrage

  • 15. 
    What was the first Bee Gees song to have been recorded by another singer?
    • A. 

      "Sweet Sweet Love" By Russell Morris

    • B. 

      "Coal Man" By Ronnie Burns

    • C. 

      "Grease" By Frankie Valli

    • D. 

      "I Want To Be Your Everything" By Andy Gibb

  • 16. 
    By what name was Crowded House known when they first started performing?
    • A. 

      The Fins

    • B. 

      Thighbone

    • C. 

      Empty Garden

    • D. 

      The Mullanes

  • 17. 
    The Loved Ones had three great hits at the end of the sixties, what was their second hit?
    • A. 

      Ever Lovin Man

    • B. 

      Magic Box

    • C. 

      Blueberry Hill

    • D. 

      Western Union Man

  • 18. 
    Which of these actors did not appear with Colin Peterson in the 1956 Australian movie "Smiley"?
    • A. 

      Sir Ralph Richardson

    • B. 

      John McCallum

    • C. 

      Googie Withers

    • D. 

      Nat Kipner

  • 19. 
    According to Joern Utson, the architect of the Sydney Opera House, he obtained his initial inspiration for the Opera House's unique design from?
    • A. 

      A Similar But Smaller Building In His Native Denmark

    • B. 

      A Sliced Orange

    • C. 

      The Sails Of The Many Yachts On Sydney Harbour

    • D. 

      Some Lettuce Leaves Lin A Salad Bowl

  • 20. 
    What sport did aboriginal activist Charles Perkins play in Adelaide during the 1950's?
    • A. 

      Soccer

    • B. 

      Australian Football

    • C. 

      Field Hockey

    • D. 

      Boxing