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Each of the quizzes in this category covers a range of Australian authors - if you are interested in quizzes about a specific Australian writer, look for quizzes categorised under their surname.   

There are 17 quizzes and 175 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Australian Bush Poetry

A quiz on the poetry of the Australian bushmen. Most of the questions relate to the funny side of life in the Outback.
Average (15 qns)
ozzz2002
666 plays
2
Which Way Did He Go?

Which way did this Aussie go? This quiz looks at a variety of Australian literature where someone has gone exploring and/or missing. It's an eclectic mix of fiction and biography. The correct answer may be challenging to find!
Average (10 qns)
MikeMaster99
Feb 14 17
135 plays
3
Name that Australian Book Title

I will give you the Australian author and some clues about a book and you have to name the title. I would recommend every book in this quiz.
Average (10 qns)
smartie44
462 plays
4
Well Known Australian Poets

There's more to Australian Poetry than "The Man From Snowy River"!
Tough (10 qns)
natsim
393 plays
5
Australian Poets

I have a passion for Australian poetry and poets. Hopefully, this quiz will inspire you to take a closer look at them. Where possible, I have tried to include the text of the poem referred to in the interesting information.
Average (10 qns)
tezza1551
282 plays
6
Finish the Title: Aussie Novels

Although it has an Australian theme, this quiz is designed for lovers of literature all over the world. Just choose the correct word to finish the title of these famous novels from Australian authors.
Easy (10 qns)
timence
303 plays
7
Wistful Thinking

Sitting in my office, I start dreaming of past times when Australians still traveled by horse, bushrangers roamed and the lure of the unknown led intrepid explorers on great journeys. I can't travel back there but I can still read about it...
Average (10 qns)
MikeMaster99
1065 plays
8
Australian Literature

Hi, I love books and having ran a successful secondhand bookshop, I decided to have a go at creating a literature quiz. I hope you enjoy it.
Average (10 qns)
marshypoo
501 plays
9
Write Around Australia

Australia really has it all - Sun, Beaches, Snow, Desert, Rainforest - and some very gifted literary minds.
Tough (10 qns)
Parra_Chick
339 plays
10
Down and Under (Literature that is!)

Sorting out my bookshelves recently I was surprised at how many Australian books I had; I've chosen ten of them. I won't tell you who wrote them, and the only thing they have in common is a link to Australia.
Average (10 qns)
slfcpd
216 plays
11
Great Australian Literature

I was astounded when I discovered that the Australian Literature section only had two quizzes so here is a quiz to help overcome this deficiency.
Average (10 qns)
MotherGoose
663 plays
12
Australian Indigenous Writers

Australia's Indigenous writers have contributed to the rich collection of Australian literature. I have included a couple of non Indigenous writers who have written well informed social commentaries of aspects of Aboriginal histories.
Average (10 qns)
tezza1551
171 plays
13
Black and White and Read All Over

A not too in-depth study of the relationships between Aboriginal and white Australians in ten classic works of Australian literature, (and a few more besides). Quiz does contain some spoilers.
Average (10 qns)
Aussiedrongo
2046 plays
14
Help! I've Lost My Story! Australia Special

This is a quiz dealing with a range of teen fiction books written by Australian authors, from historical to fantasy and back. I'll give you a description of a main character and you have to help them find their own stories again!
Tough (10 qns)
dreaming_queen
273 plays
15
Henry Lawson - Australian Poet and Writer

Henry Lawson is one of my favourite Australian poets and writers. This quiz introduces some of the characters he created and a little about his life.
Average (10 qns)
tezza1551
237 plays
16
Introduction to Australian Literature

Fairly basic questions about well-known Australian writers and Australian literature.
Tough (10 qns)
gormless1
663 plays
17
Australian Children's Literature

Australia has a very rich literary tradition for children. All the answers to this quiz can be found in books published up to 2000. I hope you will be stimulated to discover some new titles!
Very Difficult (10 qns)
Scottie2306
330 plays
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