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Clancy of the Overflow

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Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Paterson, Banjo
Clancy of the Overflow game quiz
"This is a quiz based on Banjo Paterson's poem, "Clancy of the Overflow.""

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Which of these is the opening line to the poem?
    I am sitting in my dingy little office...
    And an answer came directed...
    And the bush hath friends to meet him...
    I had written him a letter...


2. Where did the person telling the story of Clancy first meet him?
    Down the Murray
    Down the Lachlan
    Down the Darling
    Down the Murrumbidgee


3. Clancy was in Victoria droving.
    True
    False


4. What word is used to describe the sunlit plains?
    Beautiful
    There are no sunlit plains
    Magnificent
    Splendid


5. Where is the story teller sitting during all this?
    Sandy beach
    He is standing
    Drover's hut
    Dingy office


6. Instead of lowing cattle, what can the story teller hear?
    buses and trams
    planes and boats
    trains and cars
    he is deaf, he can't hear anything.


7. What sort of eyes do the hurrying people have?
    Eager
    Large
    Beady
    Brown


8. Whose language uninviting comes fitfully and faintly through the ceaseless tramp of feet?
    the city kids
    the farm children
    the street kids
    the gutter children


9. Clancy would suit working in an office.
    True
    False


10. Is there a place named after Clancy's Overflow?
    Yes
    No


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