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1 Australian History
Australian history by the decades. A potted history of the Land Down-Under...
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25 Q
ozzz2002
Oct 06 02
6396 plays
2 Great Bloopers of Australian History
Australian history is full of amusing bloopers, terrible blunders, and costly mistakes. See if you can get through this quiz without making too many of them yourself.
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15 Q
Wizzid
Sep 09 09
1176 plays
3 Historic Sydney
Welcome to some of the historical sites around the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia.
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10 Q
Creedy
Jul 22 13
576 plays
4 The History of Australian Exploration
Australia is a vast country, and many people have been exploring it over the last few centuries. See you much you know about these intrepid souls and their expeditions.
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10 Q
ozzz2002
May 20 13
258 plays
5 The Stolen Generation
From the early 1900s to 1969, more than 100,000 Australian children of indigenous descent were taken from their families and raised as wards of the state. Test your knowledge of this sad chapter of history.
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10 Q
CellarDoor
Mar 18 08
636 plays
6 Scandals in Australian History
While some of these events are quite well-known to modern-day Australians, others are more obscure - but some strategic internet research should give you the answers. The fun part is that they all have a whiff of scandal about them!
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10 Q
looney_tunes
May 19 08
1011 plays
7 Streets of Gold
The 19th century gold rushes in California and the Yukon are well known to many. The Australian state of Victoria experienced a gold rush during the 1850s that fundamentally changed its social structure.
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10 Q
looney_tunes
Jul 04 11
885 plays
8 Australia's Sordid Past: 1
Every culture has the good, the bad and the ugly. Here are some of the not so good! NB: NOT for the faint hearted or children!
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10 Q
Lssah
Nov 19 09
585 plays
9 Eltham: Gateway to Melbourne's Green Wedge
The suburb of Eltham, 20 km NE of Melbourne in the Shire of Nillumbik, has a proud artistic and environmental heritage. Here are some highlights.
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10 Q
looney_tunes
Aug 16 09
225 plays
10 The History of Brisbane
In 1820, New South Wales free settlers demanded, "send the bad convicts someplace else", but where were they to go? They'd already been sent to a living hell! "We shall settle a worse hell, and it will be called Brisbane."
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10 Q
bertho
Aug 09 04
789 plays
11 Australia's Sordid Past: 4
It has been a while, but here is another quiz about the worst of Australian criminals. I cannot stress this enough, it is not for the kiddies, or weak minded. Gruesome details follow .... Be careful, is it the obvious answer or is there more to it?
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10 Q
Lssah
Feb 18 12
252 plays
12 Australia of Yesteryear
Ten multiple choice questions on the history of Australia since the very first beginnings of white settlement.
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10 Q
Midget40
Feb 19 09
1065 plays
13 More Noteworthy Australians
Team quiz by Australian Players
Some of our most famous Australians are featured on our currency. When Australia was the first country to introduce notes made from polymers, it was a chance to showcase another collective of noteworthy Australians. Good Luck!
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10 Q
1nn1
Mar 24 13
315 plays
14 A Short History of Western Australia
While Western Australia does not have a long history since European settlement, I believe it is an interesting one and would like to share it with you through this quiz.
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10 Q
tezza1551
Jul 28 09
372 plays
15 Australian Scientific Inventions
While most people know that the black box flight recorder was invented in Australia, how much do you know about other famous inventions that Australia can lay claim to? 'A regular bloke with a simple idea' from hills.com.au sums it all up.
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10 Q
Exit10
Jul 07 02
1359 plays
16 1932 - Australia
1932 was difficult year for Australia. It relied heavily on borrowed funds to cope with the Depression. This quiz highlights significant events during that year.
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10 Q
skirwood
Nov 24 07
744 plays
17 The Australian Rum Rebellion
Here are ten questions relating to Australia's famous Rum Rebellion in which the ruling Governor of the colony was deposed by members of the military.
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10 Q
Creedy
Jul 28 13
408 plays
18 Australian Gold Rush
A quiz about the interesting period of the 1850s and 1860s. Gold is one of Australia's most important minerals.
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10 Q
AW3404
Jul 05 08
561 plays
19 From Ashes to Agriculture
Team quiz by Phoenix Rising
Early settlers trying to maintain farming methods from the old country soon found their crops burnt by Australia's harsher landscape. Here are some of the ways they adapted to create a significant agricultural industry.
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10 Q
pollucci19
May 23 13
249 plays
20 Noteworthy Australians: Their Place in History
Team quiz by Australian Players
Australia, politically and nationally, is a new country on the world stage but its cultural history goes back approximately 40 000 years. How do you select a few questions to reflect our heritage? Just look at our "colourful" money!
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10 Q
1nn1
Feb 13 13
345 plays
21 Australia's Sordid Past: 2
Back by popular demand! Part 2 of some of Australia's worst crimes. Again, not for kids!
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10 Q
Lssah
Dec 02 09
408 plays
22 Australian History: A Few Facts
A quiz about some big events and people from Australian history beginning with European settlement.
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10 Q
westwingitis
Jul 26 07
1320 plays
23 Australia in 1974
Hi. Here is the next installment in my series of quizzes based on events that happened in Australia during the 1970s. See how much you know, or can remember, from the year 1974.
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10 Q
mandamoo
Nov 08 06
789 plays
24 Bienvenido a la Nueva Australia!
In 1893 a bunch of disgruntled Australians upped sticks, moved to Paraguay and established the Nueva Australia commune. Most returned, but some stayed and their descendents still live there, preserving fragments of Australian culture. Let's explore!
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10 Q
dramatica
Nov 09 13
129 plays
25 Australia's Sordid Past: 5
Are you ready for the next trip down memory lane with Australia's worst and notorious criminals? Adults only!
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10 Q
Lssah
Feb 20 12
258 plays
26 Australia in the 1700s and the 1800s
This is a quiz about Australia in the 1700s and the 1800s. Hope you enjoy, mate!
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10 Q
Zann03
Oct 27 08
762 plays
27 Kids in Care in 20th Century Australia
In the twentieth century, social policies in Australia impacted heavily on children - indigenous, children in care and those exported by the UK. This quiz examines the impact of such policies.
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10 Q
tezza1551
Dec 15 10
228 plays
28 Australia in the Twentieth Century
January 1st 1901 a new century. The Commonwealth of Australia was born. For the next 100 years Australians forged a Nation. This quiz follows some of the people and events that shaped Australia during the twentieth century.
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20 Q
Paul1405
Jun 20 10
411 plays
29 Australia's Sordid Past: 3
Ding ding - round three of Australia's Sordid Past. Take a trip through the crimes that have rocked the land down under. Once again - NOT for kids!
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10 Q
Lssah
Feb 02 10
366 plays
30 Australia 2001
2001 marked 100 years of Federation and Federal Government in Australia. These are other events that occurred in 2001.
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10 Q
skirwood
Sep 15 09
420 plays
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* Who was the second Prime Minister of Australia?
* Who is credited with discovering gold in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia?
* Caroline Chisolm is famous for her work with whom?
* What was the name of the man who purchased land from the local Aborigines, upon which Melbourne is situated today?
* What team won the first Sydney Rugby League premiership in 1908?


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