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1. On New Year's Eve, Sydney is one of THE most iconic cities in the world to party and belt out 'Auld Lang Syne'. Which landmark is the centrepiece of the party?
2. The Royal Queensland Show is Queensland's major festival and it is held in Brisbane in August each year. What is this festival's more popular name?
3. WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) is an international arts festival and each March it is held in Australia. Which Australian festival city hosts this acclaimed event?
4. ANZAC Day, 25th April, is a very important day for Australians and New Zealanders. This is the day where we honour those who fought and served in war since World War One. Australia celebrations include Dawn Services, Parades, the only day legally Two Up can be played, and generally being with your mates. What was the battle that ANZAC celebrations emerged from?
5. The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix is part of the World Championship F1 Races and is held in March in Albert Park, an inner suburb of Melbourne. The backdrop for the race is Albert Park Lake. Originally the Australian Grand Prix was in another city for 10 years from 1985 to 1995. Which city was it?
6. The Sydney Royal Easter Show takes up almost two weeks, including the Easter holidays, and is a chance for the country to come to the city. What sport, invented as a result of a bet between two Tasmanians in 1870, is one of the features of the Show?
7. Since the Burke and Wills expedition in 1860, camels have roamed as wild animals in Australia, so it only became a matter of time before the Australian Outback started hosting Camel Races. These races are held in outback towns such as Alice Springs, Winton and Boulia. The biggest races are in Boulia every July. Which state is Boulia in?
8. One of Australia's main sporting events, held in late September or early October, is the Grand Final of the Australian Football League. Which Australian stadium (also the main venue for the 1956 Olympic Games) hosts this sporting spectacular?
9. Every September for a month, to celebrate spring a particular Australian city hosts "Floriade", which is essentially a flower and entertainment festival. In which capital city is Floriade held each year?
10. Melbourne is known for its horse racing carnivals, especially with the Melbourne Cup, which is known as "the race that stops the nation", held on the first Tuesday of November. There are many other city and country races but which picnic races are held on New Year's Day?
Source: Author ozzz2002
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