The Ultimate Australian Quiz

Are you a true Aussie? Then find out in this ultimate quiz about Australia.
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What is the capital of Australia?
Canberra
Which state or territory is the Australian capital located in?
Australian Capital Territory
What is the capital of New South Wales?
Sydney
What is the abbreviation for New South Wales?
NSW
What is the capital of Victoria?
Melbourne
What is the abbreviation for Victoria?
VIC
What is the capital of Queensland?
Brisbane
What is the abbreviation for Queensland?
QLD
What is the capital of Western Australia?
Perth
What is the abbreviation for Western Australia?
WA
What is the capital of South Australia?
Adelaide
What is the abbreviation for South Australia?
SA
What is the capital of Tasmania?
Hobart
What is the abbreviation for Tasmania?
TAS
What is the capital of the Northern Territory?
Darwin
What is the abbreviation for the Northern Territory?
NT
What are Australia's three largest cities?
Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
What Australian state or territory is the most populous?
New South Wales
What does CBD stand for?
Central Business District
What is Australia's longest river?
Murray River
What is Australia's largest lake?
Lake Eyre
Which states does Australia's longest river run through?
New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia
What is Australia's tallest mountain?
Mount Kosciuszko
What is Australia's easternmost point?
Byron Bay
What is Australia's westernmost point?
Shark Bay or Steep Point
What is Australia's northernmost point?
Cape York
What is Australia's southernmost point (mainland)?
South Point (Wilsons Promontory)
What is Tasmania's southernmost point?
South East Cape
Which famous Australian actor plays Wolverine?
Hugh Jackman
Which famous Australian actor plays Thor?
Chris Hemsworth
Which famous Australian actor played the Joker in The Dark Knight?
Heath Ledger
Which famous Australian actor played the Hulk in 2003?
Eric Bana
Which famous Australian actor played Patrick Jane in The Mentalist?
Simon Baker
Which famous Australian actor played Tom Buchanan in The Great Gatsby?
Joel Edgerton
Which famous Australian actor played Leonard Shelby in Memento?
Guy Pearce
Which famous Australian actor played Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games?
Liam Hemsworth
Which famous Australian actor played V in V for Vendetta?
Hugo Weaving
Which famous Australian actor is William Wallace in Braveheart?
Mel Gibson
Which famous Australian actor played Jake Sully in Avatar?
Sam Worthington
Which famous Australian actor played Captain Boomerang in Suicide Squad?
Jai Courtney
Which famous Australian actor played Michael "Crocodile" Dundee in Crocodile Dundee?
Paul Hogan
Which famous Australian actor played John Conner, T-3000 in Terminator: Genisys?
Jason Clarke
Which famous Australian actor played Lionel Louge in The King's Speech?
Geoffrey Rush
Which famous Australian actress played Celeste Wright in Big Little Lies?
Nicole Kidman
Which famous Australian actress played Hela in Thor: Ragnarok?
Cate Blanchett
Which famous Australian actress played Kelly Radner in Neighbours (film) and Rayna Boyanov in Spy?
Rose Byrne
Which famous Australian actress played Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad?
Margot Robbie
Which famous Australian actress played Muriel Heslop in Muriel's Wedding?
Toni Collette
Which famous Australian actress played Ann Darrow in King Kong?
Naomi Watts
Which famous Australian actress played Sweet Pea in Sucker Punch?
Abbie Cornish
Which famous Australian actress played Alice in Alice in Wonderland (2010)?
Mia Wasikowska
Which famous Australian actress played Henley Reeves in Now You See Me?
Isla Fisher
Which famous Australian actress played Dolores in Silver Linings Playbook?
Jacki Weaver
Which famous Australian actress played Patricia "Fat Amy" in Pitch Perfect?
Rebel Wilson
Which famous Australian actress played Dorothy Schutte in Hacksaw Ridge?
Teresa Palmer
Which famous Australian actress played Belle in Once Upon A Time?
Emilie de Ravin
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Can't Get You Out of My Head?'
Kylie Minogue
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Xanadu?'
Olivia Newton-John
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Born to Try?'
Delta Goodrem
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Working Class Man?'
Jimmy Barnes
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Blue Ain't Your Colour?'
Keith Urban
Which famous Australian singer has the songs 'We Got Love' and 'Fallin?'
Jessica Mauboy
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'You're the Voice?'
John Farnham
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Torn?'
Natalie Imbruglia
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Chandelier?'
Sia
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Red Right Hand?'
Nick Cave
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Chains?'
Tina Arena
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Battle Scars?'
Guy Sebastian
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Where I Stood?'
Missy Higgins
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Somebody That I Used to Know?'
Gotye
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Dumb Things?'
Paul Kelly
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Bedroom Eyes?'
Kate Ceberano
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'A Pub with No Beer?'
Slim Dusty
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Fancy?'
Iggy Azalea
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Jessie's Girl?'
Rick Springfield
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Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Soldier?'
Samantha Jade
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Not Pretty Enough?'
Kasey Chambers
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'I Begin To Wonder?'
Dannii Minogue
Which famous Australian singer has the song 'Riptide?'
Vance Joy
Which famous Australian band has the song 'Never Tear Us Apart?'
INXS
Which famous Australian band has the song 'Thunderstruck?'
AC/DC
Which famous Australian band has the song 'Beds Are Burning?'
Midnight Oil
Which famous Australian band has the song 'Khe Sanh?'
Cold Chisel
Which famous Australian band has the song 'Stayin' Alive?'
Bee Gees
Which famous Australian band has the song 'Down Under?'
Men at Work
Which famous Australian band has the song 'Don't Dream It's Over?'
Crowded House
What do the five stars on Australia's flag symbolise?
The Southern Cross
Who was Australia's first Prime Minister?
Edmund Barton
When did Australia become a federation (nation)?
1st of January 1901
When is Australia day held?
26th of January
What is the national flower for Australia?
Golden Wattle
What is the national animal for Australia?
Red Kangaroo
What is the national bird for Australia?
Emu
What is the state flower for New South Wales?
Waratah
What is the state flower for Victoria?
Common Heath
What is the state flower for Queensland?
Cooktown Orchid
What is the state flower for Western Australia?
Red and Green Kangaroo Paw
What is the state flower for South Australia?
Sturt's Desert Pea
What is the state flower for the Australian Capital Territory?
Royal Bluebell
What is the state flower for Tasmania?
Tasmanian Blue Gum
What is the state flower for the Northern Territory?
Sturt's Desert Rose
What is the state animal for New South Wales?
Platypus
What is the state animal for Victoria?
Leadbeater's Possum
What is the state animal for Queensland?
Koala
What is the state animal for Western Australia?
Numbat
What is the state animal for South Australia?
Southern hairy-nosed Wombat
What is the state animal for Tasmania?
Tasmanian Devil
What is the state animal for the Northern Territory?
Red Kangaroo
What is the state bird for New South Wales?
Kookaburra
What is the state bird for Victoria?
Helmeted Honeyeater
What is the state bird for Queensland?
Brolga
What is the state bird for Western Australia?
Black Swan
What is the state bird for South Australia?
Piping Shrike
What is the state bird for the Australian Capital Territory?
Gang-Gang Cockatoo
What is the state bird for Tasmania?
Yellow Wattlebird
What is the state bird for the Northern Territory?
Wedge-tailed Eagle
What is the legal drinking age in Australia?
Eighteen (18)
What is the legal age that people can begin to drive in Australia (receive their learners license)?
Sixteen (16)
What is someone from New South Wales called?
New South Welshman
What is someone from Queenland called?
Queenslander
Which Australian natural wonder is known as the world's largest living organism?
The Great Barrier Reef
Which Australian island is the largest sand island in the world?
Fraser Island
What Australian rock formation is also known as Ayres Rock?
Uluru
What is Australia's largest rainforest?
The Daintree Rainforest
Australia is home to what type of ranch? It is larger than the country of Belgium.
A Cattle Ranch
In terms of land mass (size), what ranking is Australia?
Sixth (6th)
Which Australia state is the driest?
South Australia
The Nullarbor Plain is home to the longest straight what in the world?
Longest Straight Road
Australia is the only continent in the world without an active what?
Volcano
Australia holds the record for the largest margin of victory in an international soccer match beating American Samoa. What was the score?
31-0
Which sport is Don Bradman famous for?
Cricket
Which sport is Cathy Freeman famous for?
Track and Field (Athletics)
Which sport is Dawn Fraser famous for?
Swimming
Which sport is Leigh Matthews famous for?
Australian Rules Football
Which sport is Darren Lockyer famous for?
Australian Rugby League
Which sport is Greg Norman famous for?
Golf
Which sport is Nick Kyrgios famous for?
Tennis
Melbourne has the largest public what in the world?
Tram system
The Gold Coast has the largest what system in the world?
Canal system
What is the Australian word for candy?
Lolly (lollies)
What is the Australian word for flip-flops?
Thongs
What is the Australian word for sweatpants?
Tracksuit pants
What is the Australian word for commercial?
Advertisement
What is the word Australians use for fall (season)?
Autumn
What is the word Australians use for restroom?
Bathroom
What is the word Australians use for nightstand?
Bedside table, cabinet or cupboard
What is the word Australians use for wildfire?
Bushfire
What is the word Australians use for pail?
Bucket
What is the word Australians use for faucet?
Tap
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What is the word Australians use for downtown?
CBD (Central Business District)
What is the word Australians use for drapes?
Curtains
What is the Australian word for hurricane?
Cyclone
What is the Australian word for duvet?
Doona
What is the Australian word for pacifier?
Dummy
What is the word Australians use for sidewalk?
Footpath or Pavement
What is the Australian word for biweekly?
Fortnightly
What is the Australian word for vacation?
Holiday
What is the word Australians use for gags?
Jokes
What is the word Australians use for pitcher?
Jug
What is the word Australians use for attorney?
Lawyer or Soliciter
What is the Australian word for clothes pins?
Pegs
What is the Australian word for elementary school?
Primary School
What is the Australian word for zipcode?
Postcode
What is the Australian word for cart (in regards to shopping)?
Trolley
What do Australians call jumping jacks?
Star jumps
What word do Australians use instead of check (the box)?
Tick
What word do Australians use instead of jacuzzi?
Spa
What is the word Australians use for flashlight?
Torch
What is the word Australians use for porch?
Verandah
What is the word Australians use for clap board?
Weatherboard
What is the Australian word for napkins?
Serviettes
What do Australians call diapers?
Nappies
What do Australians call nylons?
Stockings
What do Australians call bell peppers?
Capsicums
What do Australians call flatware?
Cutlery
What do Australians call frosting?
Icing
What do Australians call jell-o?
Jelly
What do Australians call shrimp?
Prawns
What do Australians call soda?
Soft drink
What do Australians call the trunk (of a car)?
Boot
What do Australians call a parking lot?
Carpark
What do Australians call an expressway?
A Freeway
What do Australians call gasoline?
Petrol
What do Australians call a windshield?
A Windscreen
What is a utility room in Australia?
A Laundry
What is a larder in Australia?
A Pantry
Amerricans use inches, Australians use...
Centimetres
Americans use yards, Australians use...
Metres
Americans use miles, Australians use...
Kilometres
Americans use fahrenheit, Australians use...
Celsius
What do Australians mean when they say 'grab a cold one?'
Grab a beer
What do Australians mean when they say 'arvo?'
Afternoon
What do Australians mean when they say 'barbie?'
Barbeque (BBQ)
What do Australians mean when they say 'brekky?'
Breakfast
What do Australians mean when they say 'brolly?'
Umbrella
What do Australians mean when they say 'cook?'
Chicken
What do Australians mean when they say 'Chrissie?'
Christmas
What do Australians mean when they say 'ciggy?'
Cigarette
What do Australians mean when they say 'copper?'
Policeman/policewoman
What do Australians mean when they say 'dunny?'
Toilet
What do Australians mean when they say 'heaps?'
Loads, lots, many
What do Australians mean when they say 'Maccas?'
McDonalds
What do Australians mean when they say 'mozzie?'
Mosquito
What do Australians mean when they say 'servo?'
Service Station
What do Australians mean when they say 'sunnies?'
Sunglasses
Australia has the second largest population of which culture in Melbourne?
Greek
What is the name of Australia's native people?
The Aboriginals
More than 85% of Australians live within 50km of what?
The Coast
Australia was the second country in the world to give women the right to what?
Vote
Former Australian Prime Minister set a world record for what?
Sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 11 seconds.
Australia has the highest what prices in the world?
Electricity prices
Australians spend more money on what type of 'sport' than anywhere else in the world?
Gambling
How long would it take to visit every beach in Australia?
Approximately 27 years
Before 1902, it was illegal to do what during the day?
Swim at the beach
Which Australian Prime Minister went missing at Cheviot Beach in 1967?
Harold Holt
A wombat's poo is in the shape of a what?
Cube
In which state of Australia was the world's first compulsory seat belt law introduced in 1970?
Victoria
Australian scientist Dr David Warren invented the what?
Black box flight recorder
Australian doctor Mark Lidwill and physicist Edgar Booth invented the what?
Electronic pacemaker
Australian Professor Graeme Clark invented the what during the 1970s?
Cochlear implant (bionic ear)
Australian John O'Sullivan invented what i n1992?
Wi-fi technology
Ausonics commercialised the what in 1976?
Ultrasound scanner
Australian Jack Grant invented the what in 1965?
Inflatable escape slide and raft (for aeroplanes)
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