Five questions about Australia – Quick Quiz

Here are five trivia questions to see how much you know about Australia.

  1. The first European landfall of Australia is attributed to whom?
  2. In what year did James Cook map the east coast of Australia, name it New South Wales, and claim it for Great Britain?
  3. What major economic phenomenon beginning in 1851 in Victoria eventually led to the White Australia policy?
  4. What is Australia’s official national language?
  5. According to the 2006 census, what was the second most followed religion in Australia?

Check your answers here!

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About Kay McMahon

Kay has been an expat for nearly 30 years. She set up the British Expat website back in early 2000, whilst living in London and missing the expat life. These days she spends much of her time lugging computers and cameras around the world. (Dave gets to deal with all the really heavy stuff.)

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