MythoCreatology - Australian Fantasy by Ian Coate
Aussie MapAussie MapAustralian Facts: Quiz 2
Take the test and see how many Australian facts you know.
KEEP SCORE and see your “Aussie” rating at the end.
Australian TreasureHunters must have an understanding of Australian facts, its wildlife, flora, history and culture to be successful at finding treasure. How good are you?

Australian Facts Quiz - TreasureHunters Test

Australian Facts GoldQuestion 1: What is the name of the world's largest gold nugget that was found in Australia?

(A). The Golden Eagle.
(B). The Welcome Stranger.
(C). The Really Big Nugget.
(D). The Hand of Faith.

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Australian Facts BanjoQuestion 2: Who is this man featured on the ten dollar banknote that wrote the 'Man from Snowy River'?

(A). Slim Dusty.
(B). Henry Lawson.
(C). Banjo Patterson.
(D). Waltzing Matilda.

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Question 3: Who was Australia's first bush ranger?

(A).John Black Caesar
(B). Captain Thunderbolt.
(C). Ned Kelly.
(D). Moondyne Joe.

 

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Australian Facts Coat of ArmsQuestion 4: The kangaroo and emu pictured on the Australian Coat of Arms share what in common?

(A). Both can't move backwards.
(B). Both have feathers.
(C). Both are only found in Western Australia.
(D). Both lay eggs.

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Aussie Facts DiamondsQuestion 5: Australia has the world's largest diamond mine. In which state is it found?

(A). Queensland.
(B). Victoria.
(C). Western Australia.
(D). South Australia.

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Australian Facts CoinsQuestion 6: What are the animals featured on the back of the Australian 20 cent, 10 cent and 5 cent coins?

(A). Kangaroo, Kookaburra and Koala.
(B). Platypus, Lyrebird and Echidna.
(C). Koala, Platypus and Emu.
(D). Kangaroo, Emu and Koala .

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Australian Facts Ned KellyQuestion 7: Which Australian bush ranger wore this helmet?

(A). Robin Hood.
(B). Frankenstein.
(C). Ned Kelly.
(D). Captain Star light.

 

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Australia FactsQuestion 8: Australia has the world's largest?

(A). Coral Reef.
(B). Monolith.
(C). Artisian Basin.
(D). All of the above.

 

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Australian Facts Mary ReibeyQuestion 9: The woman featured on the twenty dollar banknote was transported as a convict to Australia for horse stealing - who is she?
(A). Mary Poppins.
(B). Mary had a little lamb.
(C). Mary Reibey.
(D). Mary Brown.

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Australian Facts OpalsQuestion 10: Which country town do people live under ground and is famous for opals?

(A). Back of Bourke.
(B). Coober Pedy.
(C). Bathhurst.
(D). Alice Springs.

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Question 11: Australia is the largest exporter of -

(A). beef and wool.
(B). live sheep, bauxite and lead.
(C). mineral sand and black coal.
(D). All of the above.

 

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Australian Facts desertQuestion 12: How many deserts does Australia have?

(A). 5.
(B). 10.
(C). 15.
(D). 20.

 

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Aussie factsQuestion 13: Australia has the world's longest?

(A). Sand Dunes.
(B). Underwater caves.
(C). Mail Run.
(D). All of the above.

 

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Australian Facts David UnaiponQuestion 14: The man featured on the 50 dollar banknote was the first Aboriginal author to be publish. Who is he?

(A). Ernie Dingo.
(B). David Unaipon .
(C). Lionel Rose.
(D). Gavin Wanganeen.

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Australian Facts OlympicsQuestion 15: Which Australian has won the most medals in the Olympic games?

(A). Murray Rose.
(B). Cathy Freeman.
(C). Ian Thorpe.
(D). Betty Cuthbert .

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Australian Facts EurekaQuestion 16: A gold miners' revolt happened at the Eureka Stockade in 1854. In which town did this take place?

(A). Kalgoolie.
(B). Ballarat.
(C). Bendigo.
(D). Gold Coast.

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Australian Facts PearlsQuestion 17: The Australian Cultured Pearl Industry has its roots in which town?

(A). Woomera.
(B). Broome.
(C). Launceston.
(D). Barossa.

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Question 18: Who was the first Australian Prime Minister?

(A). Robert Menzies.
(B). Paul Hogan.
(C). Hugh Jackman.
(D). Edmund Barton.

 

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Aussie Facts JewelsQuestion 19: Which of these precious stones is the most expensive?

(A). Green Emerald.
(B). Red Ruby.
(C). Blue Saphire.
(D). Pink Diamond.

 

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Aussie Facts Dame Nellie MelbaQuestion 20: The woman featured on the 100 dollar banknote was the most famous soprano in the world. Who was she?

(A). Dame Molly Maldrum.
(B). Dame Edna.
(C). Dame Nellie Melba.
(D). Dame Joan Sutherland.

If you scored:

(0-5) Americans know more about Australia than you.

(6-10) Not too shabby. Are you from New Zealand?

(11-15) Good onya, mate! You're like a fair-dinkum, true-blue Aussie.

(16-20) Strewth- you're a potential TreasureHunter. Someone needs to keep an eye on you.
You can now claim the "Certificate of Super Coolness " below.

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