Do You Know About Australian History? Trivia Facts Quiz

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Australia is a well-developed country and 14th-largest economy in the world. In terms of expenditure and power, it has regional power with the world's 12th highest military expenditure. Willen Janszoon was the first European who saw the coast of Australia in 1606. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about Australian History. Let's take this quiz to seek answers! All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year did the First Fleet arrive in Australia?
    • A. 

      1790

    • B. 

      1778

    • C. 

      1788

    • D. 

      1770

    • E. 

      1780

  • 2. 
    Where did the First Fleet land in Australia?
    • A. 

      Botany Bay

    • B. 

      Port Stevens

    • C. 

      Sydney Harbour

    • D. 

      Great Barrier reef

    • E. 

      Brisbane

  • 3. 
    How many ships were in the First Fleet?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      9

    • E. 

      11

  • 4. 
    Which one the following ships in the First Fleet was used for convict transport?
    • A. 

      Golden Grove

    • B. 

      Prince of Wales

    • C. 

      Fishburn

    • D. 

      Borrowdale

    • E. 

      HMS Supply

  • 5. 
    Who gave the order for the First Fleet to invade Australia?
    • A. 

      The British Army

    • B. 

      The British Navy

    • C. 

      The British Airforce

    • D. 

      The British Government

    • E. 

      The British public

  • 6. 
    What percentage of convicts on the First Fleet were women?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      15%

    • E. 

      10%

  • 7. 
    In the 1800s where were the convicts sent?
    • A. 

      Cape York

    • B. 

      Norfolk island

    • C. 

      Perth

    • D. 

      Morton island

    • E. 

      Tasmania

  • 8. 
    What piece of clothing did female convicts have to wear as a sign of disgrace?
    • A. 

      A red bandenna

    • B. 

      A wire necklace

    • C. 

      A metal belt

    • D. 

      A copper armband

    • E. 

      An Iron collar

  • 9. 
    How many years ago does the Australian aboriginal culture date back to?
    • A. 

      Under 10,000 years

    • B. 

      Between 10,000 - 20,000 years

    • C. 

      Between 20,000 - 30,000 years

    • D. 

      Between 30,000 - 50,000 years

    • E. 

      Over 50,000 years

  • 10. 
    How long has Australia been inhabited?
    • A. 

      Somewhere between 40,000 and 60,000 years

    • B. 

      226 years

    • C. 

      Approximately 2,013 years

    • D. 

      5000 years