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  I Love a Sunburnt Country popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Australia, what's not to love?! Join me for a look at just a few highlights of Australia's history.
Easier, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, May 18 22
Easier
VegemiteKid gold member
May 18 22
272 plays
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  Tales of Uluru Tales of Uluru top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The remote interior of Australia, the area that is called the Outback, has been inhabited by the indigenous people of Australia for approximately 50,000 years. Let's explore the history of one of their most sacred sites, an area called Uluru.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 20 21
Average
ponycargirl editor
Feb 20 21
419 plays
3.
  Historic Sydney Historic Sydney top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Welcome to some of the historical sites around the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia.
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jul 23 13
Average
Creedy gold member
1293 plays
4.
  The Ultimate Australian History Quiz best quiz - 25 questions - 6 mins
Australian history by the decades. A potted history of the Land Down-Under...
Average, 25 Qns, ozzz2002, May 08 19
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Average
ozzz2002 gold member
May 08 19
7297 plays
5.
  The City We Became The City We Became best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Moving from Far North Queensland when I was a nipper, this author has lived nearly his whole life in Australia's third largest city. In that time, it has progressed from a sleepy provincial city to a vibrant Global City. This is the story of Brisbane.
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Jan 29 21
Average
1nn1 editor
Jan 29 21
178 plays
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  History of Perth History of Perth popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz on the history of the City of Light. No, not Paris. Perth, Australia was also called the city of lights when its people lit up the streets when John Glenn orbited overhead in 1962 and 1998.
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Oct 04 16
Average
Joepetz gold member
Oct 04 16
280 plays
7.
  The Low-Down on Down Under great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Delve into the nitty-gritty of some famous and some infamous events in Australia's history.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, leith90, Aug 31 20
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
leith90 gold member
Aug 31 20
644 plays
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  History of Melbourne History of Melbourne great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Melbourne is the capital of the Australian state of Victoria. This quiz covers the city's history from its rocky beginnings through World War II.
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Oct 04 16
Average
Joepetz gold member
Oct 04 16
323 plays
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  Great Bloopers of Australian History best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
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.
Average, 15 Qns, Wizzid, Jan 26 10
Average
Wizzid
1669 plays
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Modern genetics has made it possible to learn more about the first Australians, the Aborigines. Although the Dreamtime is based on legends and myths, the history of these people is becoming clear through the use of scientific study.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jan 20 15
Average
ponycargirl editor
467 plays
trivia question Quick Question
In colonial Australia, an ill-fated attempt to start a cochineal dye industry resulted in what?

From Quiz "Great Bloopers of Australian History"




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  Aboriginal History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Aboriginal people were the first humans to live in Australia. Their story is often overshadowed by the history of European settlers who colonised their land.
Easier, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Sep 15 18
Easier
AcrylicInk gold member
Sep 15 18
718 plays
12.
  Scandals in Australian History top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 26 19
Average
looney_tunes editor
Sep 26 19
1482 plays
13.
  Australia of Yesteryear great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ten multiple choice questions on the history of Australia since the very first beginnings of white settlement.
Average, 10 Qns, Midget40, Sep 18 12
Average
Midget40 gold member
1722 plays
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  More Noteworthy Australians best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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!
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Nov 18 18
Average
1nn1 editor
Nov 18 18
607 plays
15.
  Going to Australia great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Australia is a big country with few people. In pre-history there were no people but as a place and a country, the population has increased through intervention, especially immigration. At some point it seemed like everybody was "Going to Australia".
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Dec 20 18
Average
1nn1 editor
Dec 20 18
305 plays
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  Australian History: A Few Facts popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz about some big events and people from Australian history beginning with European settlement.
Average, 10 Qns, westwingitis, Aug 24 19
Average
westwingitis
Aug 24 19
1796 plays
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  From Ashes to Agriculture great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, May 23 13
Average
pollucci19 gold member
399 plays
18.
  Events in Australian History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Australia may be a younger than many other countries on Earth, but its history is vivid and vast. How much do you know about some important events in Australian history?
Easier, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Sep 16 18
Easier
Joepetz gold member
Sep 16 18
268 plays
19.
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!
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Mar 31 13
Average
1nn1 editor
656 plays
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  Notable Firsts in Australian History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Travel through the 200+ years of Australia's history and discover the first time some notable events occurred.
Average, 10 Qns, Tizzabelle, Aug 12 16
Average
Tizzabelle gold member
Aug 12 16
267 plays
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  Eltham: Gateway to Melbourne's Green Wedge great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 09 09
Average
looney_tunes editor
390 plays
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  A Chinese-Checkered History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Australia's abundant resources and natural beauty have attracted immigrants for hundreds of years. One enterprising people group brought medicine, labourers, and skills in market gardening - the Chinese. This is a little of their story.
Average, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Jun 16 18
Average
VegemiteKid gold member
Jun 16 18
269 plays
23.
  History of Sydney - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sydney is the largest city in Australia thus its history forms an integral part of Australia's past. How much do you know about the history of Sydney?
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jan 15 21
Average
Joepetz gold member
Jan 15 21
223 plays
24.
  History of Brisbane - 10 questions - 4 mins
Brisbane may be one of Australia's oldest cities but it is among the newest major cities in the world. How much do you know about the vivid and often tragic history of Queensland's capital?
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jan 10 20
Average
Joepetz gold member
Jan 10 20
183 plays
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  Australia's Sordid Past: 1 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Lssah, Nov 09 10
Difficult
Lssah
706 plays
26.
  A Short History of Western Australia popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, tezza1551, Nov 30 09
Average
tezza1551
457 plays
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  The History of Brisbane popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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."
Tough, 10 Qns, bertho, Jan 11 15
Tough
bertho
870 plays
28.
  Australian Disasters - 15 questions - 4 mins
Australia has the nickname "The Lucky Country". But, Australia has had its fair share of disasters. Can you name the disastrous occurrences from the clues given? All multiple choice.
Average, 15 Qns, Engadine, Mar 15 14
Average
Engadine
2734 plays
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  Australia's Sordid Past: 2 - 10 questions - 7 mins
Back by popular demand! Part 2 of some of Australia's worst crimes. Again, not for kids!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Lssah, Dec 02 09
Difficult
Lssah
478 plays
30.
  Australian Republicanism - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz looks at the history of the republican movement in Australia, with a particular focus on the events and personalities of recent decades.
Average, 10 Qns, lorance79, Oct 03 11
Average
lorance79
252 plays
31.
  All About Australia! - 10 questions - 3 mins
Hello! Here I will be testing your knowledge about Australia, I hope you enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, crystal_fairy, Aug 26 21
Average
crystal_fairy
Aug 26 21
1384 plays
32.
  Like Coals to Newcastle - 10 questions - 5 mins
Like Coals to Newcastle....let's see what you know about the History of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Tough, 10 Qns, danarani, Aug 23 14
Tough
danarani
365 plays
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  Australian History: People and Places - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz on famous and not so famous Australian people and places.
Tough, 10 Qns, Paul1405, Apr 05 10
Tough
Paul1405
411 plays
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A mixture of questions on Australian History.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Trishek, Jun 19 22
Difficult
Trishek
Jun 19 22
2412 plays
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