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7 Quick General Australian Trivia Questions

  1. Who is Australia’s only Formula One driver?
  2. Australia has the world’s largest sand island. What is its name?
  3. Who painted the Nebuchadnezzar series?
  4. Who invented the bionic ear?
  5. Who is the longest serving presenter of Playschool?
  6. Which is the second largest city in NSW?
  7. What is Kylie Minogue’s lingerie line called?

 

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Answers (part 2)

  1. 99.94
  2. Queensland
  3. 103
  4. 1974
  5. Crocodile Dundee
  6. D - 35%
  7. B - Largest Christmas Cracker

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Answers (part 3)

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Questions

  1. What was Sir Donald Bradman’s batting average?
  2. In what state/territory was the highest recorded temperature, of 53oC, recorded?
  3. How many albums did the late slim Dusty record?
  4. What year did Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin?
  5. What is the highest grossing Australian movie?
  6. How much of Australia is classified as desert A) 8% B) 16% C) 25% D) 35%
  7. Australians hold the world record for which amazing feat? A) Fastest Beer bottle opening B) Largest Christmas Cracker C) Most Sheep Sheared in 24 hours D) Largest Chicken Dance

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Questions

  1. Which horse won the Melbourne Cup in 2002?
  2. How many countries are larger than Australia?
  3. Who designed the Sydney Opera House?
  4. How many ships were in the First Fleet?
  5. What were the first names of the winning couple from The Block?
  6. Name Australia’s western-most point?
  7. In rhyming slang, if someone said they we going to have a “bo-peep”, what they be doing?

10 Quick 2010s Trivia Answers 

  1. Flooding
  2. Julia Gillard
  3. Papua New Guinea
  4. Tony Abbott
  5. Lindt Café
  6. Malcom Turnbull
  7. Same sex marriage
  8. 40,000 years old.
  9. A mystery substance found in something they were eating.
  10. A Great White Shark

7 Quick General Australian Trivia Answers

  1. Media Puzzle
  2. Five (Australia is the sixth largest country: Russia, Canada, China, USA, Brazil)
  3. Joern Utzon
  4. 11
  5. Fiona and Adam
  6. Steep Point (Shark Bay)
  7. Having a sleep

10 Quick 2010s Trivia Questions

  1. In 2011, Queensland was hit by the “most expensive natural disaster in the country’s history”, what was the disaster?
  2. In 2013, Kevin Rudd ousted who?
  3. July 2013, Australia reached a deal with which country to send asylum seekers arriving by boat?
  4. In September of 2013, The Liberal Party came back into power, led by who?
  5. Islamist, Man Haron takes 18 hostages in which Sydney Café?
  6. In 2015, Tony Abbot was replaced by who, in a successful leadership challenge?
  7. 61% of the population voted “YES” to what marriage in 2016?
  8. In 2010, rock art was found in Northern Australia of a bird, believed to be how many thousands of years old?
  9. 2010, In Darwin, “intoxicated” parrots were falling from the sky… why?
  10. Pro surfer, Mick Fanning punched what sea animal when on tour in Jeffery’s Bay, South Africa?

10 Quick 2000s Trivia Answers (part 1)

  1. Innisfail
  2. Wheat
  3. Kevin Rudd
  4. For the wrongs committed against the Indigenous population
  5. John Howard
  6. Boat People
  7. Swine Flu
  8. Julie Goodwin
  9. Quentin Bryce
  10. Hodgkin’s Disease

10 Quick 2000s Trivia Answers (part 2)

  1. Innisfail
  2. Wheat
  3. Kevin Rudd
  4. For the wrongs committed against the Indigenous population
  5. John Howard
  6. Boat People
  7. Swine Flu
  8. Julie Goodwin
  9. Quentin Bryce
  10. Hodgkin’s Disease

10 Quick 2000s Trivia Questions (part 2)

  1. What Queensland town did Cyclone Larry flatten in 2006?
  2. In 2007 the price of what, increased dramatically in Australia and the world?
  3. In 2010, Julia Gillard ousted who?
  4. In 2008, why did the Australian government apologise the Indigenous People?
  5. Who won their fourth term as Prime  Minister in 2004?
  6. In 2001 the Australian Government paid Nauru for detaining who?
  7. There was a worry among the Australian people of contracting illness in 2009?
  8. Who won the first ever series of master chef?
  9. In March 2003, who was name Governor General?
  10. Delta Goodrem was diagnose with what disease?

10 Quick 2000s Trivia Questions (part 1)

  1.  South Australian scientists clone the first sheep, what was her name?
  2.  Which Australian cricket captain resigned in Jan 2004?
  3.  In November 2004, there were riots at the police station on Palm Island Qld, Why?
  4.  What happened in Bali on October 1st 2002?
  5.  Which Australian tennis player was the youngest player to even have a number one ranking in 2001
  6.  In 2001, the Australian dollar dropped to below, how many, US cents?
  7.  In December 2002, the government introduced what, in relation to handguns?
  8.  In 2006, Australia lost two great Australian Icons, doing what they loved. Who were they?
  9.  In the same year, Nicole Kidman married which Australian Country Music singer?
  10.  After five years detention in Guantanamo Bay, WHO was released in 2007?

10 Quick 1990s Trivia Questions

  1.  In what years was heart surgeon Victor Chang tragically gunned down on Mosman Street?
  2. Who was named Australian of the year on January 26 1993?
  3. Also in 1993, the unknown soldier memorial was installed where?
  4. Where was the Wollemi Pine found, which had previously only been found in fossil form?
  5. In 1997, Geoffrey Rush won an Academy award for which movie?
  6. What was the name of the stadium (built for the Sydney Olympics) in 1999?
  7. Jesse Martin was the youngest Australian to do what in October 1999?
  8. In 1995 Telecom was renamed to…?
  9. Which horse won the Melbourne Cup in 1993?
  10. August 30 1992, what major tunnel opened in Sydney?

10 Quick 1980s Trivia Answers

  1.        Pat Cash
  2.        Brisbane
  3.        An extra shrimp on the barbie for you
  4.        Boxing Kangaroo
  5.        New York Stock Exchange crash
  6.        1984
  7.        Hayley’s Comet
  8.        1988
  9.        1980
  10.        Bob Hawke

10 Quick 1990s Trivia Answers

  1. 1991
  2. Mandawuy Yunupingu, leader of Yothu Yindu
  3. National War Memorial Canberra
  4. Blue Mountains
  5. Shine
  6. Stadium Australia
  7. Sail around the world
  8. Telstra
  9. Vintage Crop
  10. Sydney Harbour Tunnel

10 Quick 1980s Trivia Questions

 

  1. What Australian won the Wimbledon men's singles final in tennis in 1987, defeating Ivan Lendl, world #1 at that time?
  2. Which Australian city hosted the Commonwealth Games in 1982?
  3. A famous slogan associated with Paul Hogan in a mid-1980s Australian Tourism ad geared toward Americans was "I'll slip" what?
  4. The Australia II won the America's Cup in 1983, raising a flag with which famous symbol?
  5. the Australian economy went into recession, causing unemployment to rise significantly, due to what, in 1987?
  6. What year was Advance Australia Fair  proclaimed as Australia's national anthem and green and gold became Australia's official national colours?
  7. In 1986, what was visible in the night sky for the first time since 1910.
  8. It what year did the first Aboriginal television station, Imparja, begin transmission in Alice Springs.
  9. Candice Reed was Australia's first ever test-tube baby, was born at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne in what year?
  10. Who won the 1984 and 1987 Prime Minister elections?

 

10 Quick 1960s Trivia Answer

  1.  30 June 1960
  2.  December 1960
  3.  25 February 1961
  4.  Rod Laver
  5.  Perth WA
  6.  1964
  7.  Australian of the year, 1965
  8.  1966
  9.  1968
  10.  June 1969

 

10 Quick 1970s Trivia Answer

  1. Evonne Gollagong
  2. Gough Witlam
  3. 1978
  4. The Queen
  5. Jan 1st 1978
  6. 3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze
  7. Disappeared
  8. 1977
  9. Mad Max
  10. 1978, Royal Victorian Eye and ear Hospital

 

 

10 Quick 1970s Trivia Questions

  1. Can you name Australian of the year in 1971?
  2. The Liberal Government took power in 1972, led by who?
  3. What year did the West Gate Bridge open over the Yarra?
  4. The Opera House was officially open in 1973 by who?
  5. What date was the SBS established?
  6. In 1972 swimmer Shane Gould received 5 Olympic Medals, how many of each did she win?
  7. What happened to Publisher Juanita Neilson in 1975?
  8. The Queen visited Australia in what year for their Silver Jubilee year?
  9. Mel Gibson started in which Australian Movie in 1979?
  10. In what year was the world’s first successful cochlear implant operation? And which hospital?

10 Quick 1960s Trivia Questions

  1.  When did compulsory national service training for men end?
  2.  When did the Crown-of-Thorn starfish begin ravaging the Great Barrier Reef?
  3.  When did the last tram run from La Perouse to Randwick?
  4.  Who won Wimbledon Men’s Singles tennis final in 1961?
  5.  Where were the Commonwealth Games in 1962?
  6.  What year did the Beatles tour Australia?
  7.  Dawn Fraser becomes the youngest person to win what?
  8.  When did Australia change to decimal currency?
  9.  When did the National Gallery of Victoria open?
  10.  When did Musical “Hair” open in Sydney?