25 general knowledge trivia questions about Australia, perfect for your next trivia night or to stump your friends or collegues.
Question 1: What was bushranger Ned Kelly's brothers name?
Answer: Dan Kelly
Question 2: In which Australian state is the James Cook University?
Question 3: Barry Hall, played with which three AFL clubs?
Answer: St Kilda Saints, Sydney Swans, Western Bulldogs
Question 4: Who was Australia's first Female Premier?
Answer: Dr Carmen Lawrence (WA)
Question 5: Where is "The Dish", which was made famous in the movie by the same name?
Answer: Parkes NSW
Question 6: Which Australian City is further north, Cairns or Darwin?
Question 7: Which Australian state has the most number of islands?
Answer: Western Australia (3,747)
Question 8: Who was Australia's oldest serving Prime Minister
Answer: Sir Robert Menzies
Question 9: Where was Ned Kelly's last stand?
Question 10: By population, what is Australia's largest city?
Question 11: In what year did Sydney host the Summer Olympic Games?
Question 12: Which Australian cricketer finished his test career with a batting average of
Answer: Sir Donald Bradman
Question 13: Who was Australia's first female Prime Minister?
Answer: Julia Gillard
Question 14: What is the maximum term limit for The Australian Parliament?
Answer: 3 Years
Question 15: Which Australian athlete lit the Olympic Cauldron at the Sydney Olympics?
Answer: Kathy Freeman
Question 16: Who was the long serving host of the hit Australian TV Show, Hey Hey It's Saturday?
Answer: Darryl Somers.
Question 17: Which Australian glam rock band of the 70's did Red Symonds play guitar for?
Answer: Sky Hooks
Question 18: Who was Australia's first Prime Minister?
Answer: Sir Edmund Barton
Question 19: To which country did Australia lose the 1996 cricket World Cup to?
Answer: Sri Lanka
Question 20: Which Australian city was almost destroyed by a cyclone over the Christmas period in 74?
Question 21: Which Australian male basketball player won multiple NBA championship with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990's?
Answer: Luc Longley
Question 22: How many times did Australian golfer Greg Norman win the British Open golf championship?
Answer: Twice (1986, 1993)
Question 23: In which Australian state would you find Australia's highest mountain, Mt Kosiusko?
Answer: New South Wales
Question 24: Which Australian Prime Minister vanished without a trace, presumably downed in the 1960's?
Answer: Harold Holt
Question 25: Which famous Australian Touring Car racing driver immortalised the number "05"?
Answer: Peter Brock
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