Australia: Trivia

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AUSTRALIAN TRIVIA - Questions and Answers
1. Which horse won the Melbourne Cup in 2002? 2. What was Sir Donald Bradman’s batting average? 3. Who is Australia’s only Formula One driver? 4. Who won the Brownlow Medal in 2003? 5. Who was the most recent Australian to win the men’s singles title at Wimbledon? 6. Which Australian was named the most valuable player in the US’s WNBA? 7. Which Australian has won the FIM World Motorcycle Championship 5 times? 8. How many gold medals did Australians win at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games? 9. Of our Australian male swimmers, who has won the most Olympic gold medals? 10. What Australian company is the largest surfwear manufacturer? Answers 1. Media Puzzle 2. 99.94 3. Mark Webber 4. Mark Ricciuto, Nathan Buckley, Adam Goodes 5. Lleyton Hewitt 6. Lauren Jackson 7. Michael Doohan 8. 2 – Steven Bradbury and Alisa Camplin 9. Murray Rose 10. Quicksilver

General Knowledge
How many countries are larger than Australia? In what state/territory was the highest recorded temperature, of 53oC, recorded? Australia has the world’s largest sand island. What is its name? In what year was Advance Australia Fair proclaimed as the national anthem by the Governor-General? 5. Do all states/territories have the same blood alcohol limit for non-probationary drivers? 6. What animal is on the Western Australia flag? 7. In what city did the Commonwealth Parliament first sit? 8. What animal featured on the 2 cent coin? 9. Who is the only person to have been awarded both the Australian of the Year and Young Australian of the Year titles? 10. Who is on the front of the current issue $100 note? 1. 2. 3. 4.


Answers 1. Five (Australia is the sixth largest country: Russia, Canada, China, USA, Brazil) 2. Queensland 3. Fraser Island 4. 1984 5. Yes 6. Black swan 7. Melbourne 8. Frilled neck lizard 9. Cathy Freeman 10. Dame Nellie Melba

Arts and Literature
1. Who designed the Sydney Opera House? 2. How many albums did the late slim Dusty...
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