Australia by Jonathan

Champion(s):

RichmondJ


Runner(s)-Up:

BillPennington
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Quiz Description

A test of the populace’s knowledge of General And interesting facts and quirks about Australia.

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1 RichmondJ 369 97 00
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11 AlexanderT 132 50 00
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Questions:

The Capital of Australia lies on the shores of what lake?

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Lake Burley-Griffin

The Melbourne Cricket Ground seats over 100,000 people. It hosts the grand final (championship Game) of what sport on the last Saturday in September?

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Australian Rules Football (The AFL)

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an example of what style of bridge construction?

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Through Arch Bridge

Paul Hogan, the actor who played Crocodile Dundee, originally worked as what before his acting career?

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Painter on the Sydney Harbour Bridge

What is the name of the massive hydroelectric and irrigation system constructed in South East Australia between 1949 and 1974?

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The Snowy Mountain Scheme

What River, flowing 2,500 kilometers through three states, is Australia’s longest River?

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The Murray

There are many “coasts” In Australia. The Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast are in Queensland. What Western Australian town is central to the Rainbow Coast.

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Albany

The Airline, QANTAS, is Australia’s National airline. It is in fact, an acronym. For what does it stand?

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Queensland and Northern Territories Air Service.

1917, Gallipoli, and Master and Commander: Far Side of the World, are all products of which Australian Film Director

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Peter Weir

Australia is known for its venomous snakes. The world’s most venomous snake in fact calls Australia home. What is it?

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The Inland Taipan

If you were admiring a Quokka, a small marsupial about the size of a large rat, what island would you be visiting?

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Rottnest Island, Western Australia.

On the first Tuesday in November, for about two and a half minutes, the nation grinds to a halt to witness what annual equine spectacle?

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The Melbourne Cup