What Am I Going To Be In Australia?

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What Am I Going To Be In Australia?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why was veteran Rock N' Roller Jerry Lee Lewis admitted to hospital in Darwin while on an Australian tour in 1999?
    • A. 

      Appendicitis

    • B. 

      The After-Effects Of A Night On The Town

    • C. 

      Three Broken Ribs

    • D. 

      Viral Meningitis

  • 2. 
    Why was Australian Jean Lee famous in 1950?
    • A. 

      She Married Prince Castratti Lumpus De Ballis Of Wallachia

    • B. 

      She Gave Birth To Her Fifth Set Of Twins In Five Years

    • C. 

      She Was Hanged For Murder

    • D. 

      Her First Best-Selling Novel Was Published

  • 3. 
    In what year was Bob Hawke first defeated when trying to enter Federal Parliament by Sir Hubert Opperman?
    • A. 

      1979

    • B. 

      1968

    • C. 

      1963

    • D. 

      1976

  • 4. 
    What is the meaning of the word "Woolloomoolloo", the name of an inner Sydney suburb?
    • A. 

      Good Place To Catch Fish

    • B. 

      Kangaroo

    • C. 

      A Species Of Gum Tree

    • D. 

      Salty Water

  • 5. 
    Which of these cannot be found in Melbourne, Australia's Royal Park?
    • A. 

      The Melbourne Zoological Gardens

    • B. 

      The Carlton Football Clubhouse

    • C. 

      A Garden Of Australian Plants

    • D. 

      A Nine-Hole Golf Course

  • 6. 
    In what Australian city can you find the Banana Alley Vaults?
    • A. 

      Melbourne

    • B. 

      Bundaberg

    • C. 

      Mackay

    • D. 

      Brisbane

  • 7. 
    On which side of the Dandenong Ranges to the east of Melbourne is Mount Dandenong?
    • A. 

      West

    • B. 

      North

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      East

  • 8. 
    What disaster took place near Canberra on August 13, 1940?
    • A. 

      People Killed In Bush-Fires

    • B. 

      Government Office Building Collapsed.

    • C. 

      An Earthquake

    • D. 

      Aircraft Accident

  • 9. 
    Where did the movie, "Jedda", have its world premiere?
    • A. 

      At The Capitol Theatre, Melbourne

    • B. 

      In A Specially-Constructed Open-Air Pavilion In Alice Springs

    • C. 

      At The Sun Theatre, Broome

    • D. 

      At The Star Theatre, Darwin

  • 10. 
    What is the occasionally-seen alternative spelling of Ballarat?
    • A. 

      Balarat

    • B. 

      Ballar-Ararat

    • C. 

      Ballaarat

    • D. 

      Balla-Arat

  • 11. 
    Why did the notorious actress, dancer and singer, Lola Montez, physically attack the editor of a Ballarat newspaper in 1855?
    • A. 

      He Criticized Her Spider Dance In His Newspaper

    • B. 

      He Called Her A Drunken Whore In His Editorial

    • C. 

      He Pinched Her Bottom As She Came Off Stage

    • D. 

      He Chastised Her Publicly For Not Wearing Enough Clothes

  • 12. 
    In 1956, where were the Olympic rowing events held in Australia?
    • A. 

      On Lake Wendouree

    • B. 

      On The Yarra River At Studley Park

    • C. 

      On Lake Colac

    • D. 

      On The Murray River, Near Echuca

  • 13. 
    In June of 1998, what percentage of Australia's population was born overseas?
    • A. 

      23.40%

    • B. 

      17.80%

    • C. 

      21.60%

    • D. 

      30.50%

  • 14. 
    What town in central Queensland was named after a huge bullock?
    • A. 

      Sapphire

    • B. 

      Roma

    • C. 

      Myella

    • D. 

      Banana

  • 15. 
    Why does Clement Wragge have some fame in the history of Australia?
    • A. 

      He Read The First News Broadcast On Australian Radio In 1922

    • B. 

      He Wrote A Revised Set Of Rules For Australian Football

    • C. 

      He Was The First To Name Tropical Cyclones

    • D. 

      He Organized The Australian Postal Service

  • 16. 
    Though the practice of assigning names to tropical cycles ended in 1903, it was reinstituted during the mid-20th century with what name?
    • A. 

      Hannah

    • B. 

      Caroline

    • C. 

      Gladys

    • D. 

      Bessie

  • 17. 
    When did the Royal Australian Air Force take delivery of its first consignment of helicopters?
    • A. 

      October, 1947

    • B. 

      May, 1948

    • C. 

      September, 1949

    • D. 

      January, 1946

  • 18. 
    What was the name of the person in charge of the Missing Person's Bureau in the 1950's radio serial of the same name?
    • A. 

      Harry Lyman

    • B. 

      Henry Simon

    • C. 

      Henry Simeon

    • D. 

      Henley Synan

  • 19. 
    What was the name of the music used for many years by 3DB Melbourne as the theme for their main news broadcasts?
    • A. 

      Heart Of Oak

    • B. 

      What Can We Do With A Drunken Sailor?

    • C. 

      The Middy March

    • D. 

      Land Of Hope And Glory

  • 20. 
    What was the name of the school in Victoria from which the teacher and six students were kidnapped by two armed men in 1972?
    • A. 

      Noojee

    • B. 

      Wooreen

    • C. 

      Faraday

    • D. 

      Bit Bit