61 Fun Australia Trivia Questions and Answers


Fun Australia Trivia Questions and Answers

Looking for a fun way to learn some interesting things about Australia? We got your back. We have lined up some mind-blowing and error-free Australia trivia questions that will expose you to lots of knowledge about Australia.

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1. What is the number of senators in the Australian Parliament?
A. 96
B. 66
C. 76

C

2. What was the name of the overweight man who appeared in ‘Life? Be in it’ campaign launched in 1975?
A. Norm
B. Ben
C. Hayward

A

3. Which deadly pandemic killed more than 12,000 Australians in 1919?
A. Polio
B. Spanish flu
C. Black death

B

4. In what year were the colonies brought together as a federation of states?
A. 1904
B. 1901
C. 1900

B

5. The first album to sell more than 1 million copies in Australia was?
A. ABBA Gold
B. Thriller
C. Whispering Jack

C

6. Who is “Matilda” in the Banjo Patterson song Waltzing Matilda?
A. Swag
B. Ben
C. John

A

7. Among all these, which of them is the national flower of Australia?
A. Rose
B. Cherry blossoms
C. Golden wattle

C

8. Paul Keating was elected as prime minister in which year?
A. 1990
B. 1991
C. 1992

B

9. Vegemite appeared on Australian Supermarket shelves in which year?
A. 1921
B. 1922
C. 1923

C

10. What is the official name of Australia?
A. The Australia
B. Commonwealth of Australia
C. Australia

B

11. Among all of these, which of them is the National currency of Australia?
A. Australia dollar
B. Australia pounds
C. Australia euro

A

12. Australia originated from which word?
A. Latin word
B. French word
C. Spanish word

A

13. Which of the following is the official language of Australia?
A. Spanish
B. French
C. English

C

14. What Is the name of Australia’s national animal?
A. Ostrich
B. Kangaroo
C. Emu

B

15. Among the following, which of them is the national game of Australia?
A. Cricket
B. Football
C. Baseball

A

16. What Is the number of stars in the Australian Flag?
A. 2
B. 6
C. 4

C

17. Among these Australian cities, which of them is the capital of Australia?
A. Sydney
B. Canberra
C. New South Wales

B

18. Which of these Australian cities is the largest city in Australia?
A. Canberra
B. New South Wales
C. Sydney

C

19. What type of government does Australia practice?
A. Military
B. Federal parliamentary
C. Unitary

B

20. What is the number of islands in Australia?
A. 1717 Islands
B. 7625 Islands
C. 8222 islands

C

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21. What is the National fruit of Australia?
A. Apple
B. Orange
C. Ribery

C

22. The national bird of Australia is?
A. Emu
B. Ostrich
C. Eagle

A

23. Australia got their independence from which country?
A. France
B. Portugal
C. United Kingdom

C

24. When is Australia independence day?
A. 26th July
B. 26th April
C. 26th January

C

25. In which year was the first constitution of Australia formed?
A. 1905
B. 1901
C. 1900

B

26. Australian scientists invented all these except?
A. Penicillin-based antibiotics
B. The Bionic Ear
C. Hot air balloon

C

27. According to its area, what is the position of Australia?
A. 6th
B. 4th
C. 5th

A

28. What is the name of the largest forest in Australia?
A. Sydney forest
B. Daintree Rainforest
C. Canberra forest

B

29. The largest state in Australia is?
A. Southern Australia
B. Eastern Australia
C. Western Australia

C

30. What is the National anthem of Australia called?
A. Australians all let us rejoice
B. Australians come on
C. Australians joyful we are

A

31. The Calling Code of Australia is?
A. +71
B. +81
C. +61

C

32. Australians drive on which side?
A. Left
B. Right
C. Both

A

33. What is the name of the first university in Australia?
A. University of Australia
B. University of Sydney
C. University of Canberra

B

34. The oldest city in Australia is known as?
A. New South Wales
B. Sydney
C. Canberra

A

35. Who was the first King of Australia?
A. George II
B. James I
C. George III

C

36. The richest city in Australia is known as?
A. Sydney
B. Melbourne
C. Canberra

B

37. What is the name of the first capital of Australia?
A. Gold Coast
B. Sydney
C. Melbourne

C

38. What Is the name of the first prime minister of Australia?
A. Charles Barton
B. Ben Barton
C. Edmund Barton

C

39. How long is a prime minister’s term in Australia?
A. 6 years
B. 3 years
C. No maximum time

C

40. What Is the name of the largest dam in Australia?
A. Gold Coast Dam
B. Warragamba Dam
C. Sydney Dam

B

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41. When did Melbourne become the capital city of Australia?
A. 1835
B. 1871
C. 1856

A

42. Which of the following did Australian scientists invent?
A. X-ray machine
B. Ultrasound
C. Bike engine

B

43. Which animal is on The Coat of Arms?
A. Eagle
B. Emu
C. Kangaroo

C

44. The first inhabitants of Australia were called?
A. Aboriginal people
B. Acadians
C. Bethoucks

A

45. The National fish of Australia is?
A. Tilapia
B. Murray cod
C. South jellyfish

B

46. How many letters are in Australia’s language?
A. 25
B. 24
C. 26

C

47. What is the National color of Australia?
A. Green
B. Red
C. Blue

A

48. Which of the following is the most common male name in Australia?
A. Ben
B. Paul
C. Oliver

C

49. What is the National instrument of Australia?
A. Bass guitar
B. Australian piano
C. Didgeridoo

C

50. The average height of an Australian male is?
A. 167.89 cm
B. 179.20cm
C. 189.10 cm

B

51. The average height of an Australian female is?
A. 165.85cm
B. 157.89cm
C. 167.56cm

A

52. What is the National stone of Australia?
A. Gravel
B. Limestone
C. Opal

C

53. The most popular tree in Australia is?
A. Baobab tree
B. Gum tree
C. Acacia

B

54. What is the average lifespan of an Australian in 2017?
A. 82.50 years
B. 78.97 years
C. 84.10 years

A

55. The largest tree in Australia is known as?
A. Acacia
B. Gum tree
C. Aountain tree

C

56. The most populated city in Australia is?
A. Canberra
B. Sydney
C. Gold Coast

B

57. The longest river in Australia is known as?
A. Victoria River
B. The Blue River
C. River Murray

C

58. What is the smallest river in Australia?
A. Gold Coast river
B. River Melbourne
C. Victoria River

C

59. How many percent of Australia is forest?
A. 34 percent
B. 17 percent
C. 11 percent

B

60. Which year did Australia enter the UN?
A. 1945
B. 1955
C. 1965

A

61. What is the main export of Australia?
A. Oil
B. Cocoa
C. Iron ore

C

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