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Australia Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Australia first sent competitors to the Winter Olympics way back in 1936, but it was not until 2002 that they won their first gold medal. Who won that medal?
    • A. 

      Steven Bradbury

    • B. 

      Ice Hockey team

    • C. 

      Colin Coates

    • D. 

      Zali Steggall

  • 2. 
    In the 2002 Soccer World Cup qualifying matches, who did Australia beat by a mammoth 31 to zero?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      Fiji

    • D. 

      American Samoa

  • 3. 
    Which father and son jockeys both rode the Melbourne Cup winners twice each?
    • A. 

      James and Darby Munro

    • B. 

      Billy and Peter Cook

    • C. 

      Titch and James Wilson

    • D. 

      Corey and Bunty Brown

  • 4. 
    Which long-serving basketball coach retired in 2005, after coaching the Melbourne Tigers for 35 years?
    • A. 

      Andrew Gaze

    • B. 

      Adrian Hurley

    • C. 

      Steve Carfino

    • D. 

      Lindsay Gaze

  • 5. 
    Which Australian golfer won the Arnold Palmer Trophy for the leading money-winner on the US Tour three times, in 1986, 1990 and 1995?
    • A. 

      Ian Baker-Finch

    • B. 

      Kel Nagle

    • C. 

      Greg Norman

    • D. 

      Peter Thomson

  • 6. 
    In 1979, the fifth Netball World Championship was held in Trinidad and Tobago. Because of the way the tournament was set up, there were no provisions to split a dead-heat, and three teams finished with eight of nine wins. One of these teams was Australia, but who were the other two?
    • A. 

      New Zealand and Trinidad and Tobago

    • B. 

      Scotland and Fiji

    • C. 

      England and South Africa

    • D. 

      Jamaica and Ireland

  • 7. 
    The Gold Coast were a short-lived Rugby League team that only existed from 1988 to 1998, but during that time they were known by three nicknames. What were these names?
    • A. 

      Giants, Seagulls, Chargers

    • B. 

      Mariners, Giants, Cowboys

    • C. 

      Reds, Dales, Rams

    • D. 

      Steelers, Crushers, Magpies

  • 8. 
    Because the majority of the Australian population lives within about 300 kms of an ocean, surf sports are a part of life here. Who won a record six Australian Open Ironman titles between 1987 and 1994?
    • A. 

      Trevor Hendy

    • B. 

      Dean Mercer

    • C. 

      Grant Kenny

    • D. 

      Ky Hurst

  • 9. 
    Roger Bannister was the first person to run a sub-four-minute mile, in 1954, but an Australian was the second person to break the barrier. Who was he?
    • A. 

      Ron Clarke

    • B. 

      John Landy

    • C. 

      Peter Snell

    • D. 

      Herb Elliott