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  1. #1
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    OT: Australia day quiz

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    I know we have a small Ozzie/Enzed contingent but i'll post this anyways . How many do you know? (No, i didn't think this quiz up, i stole it )


    1. What are budgie smugglers?
    2. A hard-earned thirst needs a what cold beer?
    3. What colour hair does a person nicknamed Bluey have?
    4. What do you call a person from Queensland?
    5. Which Prime Minister was caught on tape saying "Piss off, you silly old bastard"?
    6. Which country knocked Australia out of soccers World Cup finals in Germany?
    7. How many cans of beer did cricketer David Boon allegedly consume on a plane trip from Australia to England?
    8. Who is the singing budgie?
    9. In which national park did Skippy live?
    10. What food is "dead horse"?
    11. What Melbourne complex was named after Harold Holt, the PM that drowned?
    12. What was the name of Russell Crowe's band?
    13. What is the musical insturment invented by Rolf Harris?
    14. What year was decimal currency introduced?
    15. Where would you find the dog on the tucker box?
    16. What nationality were Ned Kellys parents?
    17. Why didnt Santa make it into Darwin in 1974?
    18. What does "girt" mean in the National Anthem?
    19. Which great Aussie movie featured a fictional town called Porpoise Spit and also featured ABBA songs?
    20. What is a Joe Blake?
    21. Which yacht won the America's Cup in 1983?
    22. What are Australia's official colours?
    23. Who wrote the poem My Country?
    24. What year was the first Holden model built?
    25. What TV quiz program was Adriana Xenides the hostess of for over a decade?

  2. #2
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    I know, I know

    Ahhhh Crazy I'll answer ya!


    1. What are budgie smugglers? Speedos/underwear style men's bathers
    2. A hard-earned thirst needs a what cold beer? Victoria Bitter (VB) don't you just love the ads?
    3. What colour hair does a person nicknamed Bluey have? Red
    4. What do you call a person from Queensland? Banana bender.. I think that's right
    5. Which Prime Minister was caught on tape saying "Piss off, you silly old bastard"? Hmmmm got me
    6. Which country knocked Australia out of soccers World Cup finals in Germany? Ahhhh cannot remember.....
    7. How many cans of beer did cricketer David Boon allegedly consume on a plane trip from Australia to England? I'm so bad at the sport ones
    8. Who is the singing budgie? Kylie Minogue
    9. In which national park did Skippy live? Kuringai?
    10. What food is "dead horse"? Sauce
    11. What Melbourne complex was named after Harold Holt, the PM that drowned? ??
    12. What was the name of Russell Crowe's band? Fifty foot of grunt.... was it 50?
    13. What is the musical insturment invented by Rolf Harris? Wobble board
    14. What year was decimal currency introduced? Not a history buff.....late 60's?
    15. Where would you find the dog on the tucker box? Gundagai
    16. What nationality were Ned Kellys parents? ??
    17. Why didnt Santa make it into Darwin in 1974? Cyclone Tracey
    18. What does "girt" mean in the National Anthem? Surrounded
    19. Which great Aussie movie featured a fictional town called Porpoise Spit and also featured ABBA songs? Muriel's Wedding
    20. What is a Joe Blake? Fake
    21. Which yacht won the America's Cup in 1983?
    22. What are Australia's official colours? Green and Gold
    23. Who wrote the poem My Country? Henry Lawson... that's so not gonna be right!
    24. What year was the first Holden model built?
    25. What TV quiz program was Adriana Xenides the hostess of for over a decade? Wheel of Fortune
    Keep ridin' and smilin'....

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    Quote Originally Posted by GumbyGirl View Post
    Ahhhh Crazy I'll answer ya

    20. What is a Joe Blake? Fake
    Hmm close but I think that one is snake.
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    Budgie smuggler...that does not conjure up a pretty image, LOL. That's so funny though!

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    We call it plum smuggling.
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    11 is 'Harold Holt memorial swimming complex." You got to love a country that names a pool after a bloke that drowned!
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    7. How many cans of beer did cricketer David Boon allegedly consume on a plane trip from Australia to England?

    I thought it was in the region of about 60...I could be wrong, but it was a lot.

    21. Which yacht won the America's Cup in 1983?
    Australia II

    24. What year was the first Holden model built?
    1948 (guessing)


    cheers

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    1. What are budgie smugglers? Speedo's
    2. A hard-earned thirst needs a what cold beer? ''a big cold'beer''
    3. What colour hair does a person nicknamed Bluey have? Ginger
    4. What do you call a person from Queensland? Banana Bender!

    7. How many cans of beer did cricketer David Boon allegedly consume on a plane trip from Australia to England? 52?

    10. What food is "dead horse"? Beef Jerkie?

    13. What is the musical insturment invented by Rolf Harris? Wobble board

    16. What nationality were Ned Kellys parents? Irish
    17. Why didnt Santa make it into Darwin in 1974? Bad storms
    18. What does "girt" mean in the National Anthem? surrounded
    19. Which great Aussie movie featured a fictional town called Porpoise Spit and also featured ABBA songs? Maurials wedding


    22. What are Australia's official colours? Green and Gold
    23. Who wrote the poem My Country?

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    My attempt...

    Okay - here goes.. Think I've done alright.


    1. What are budgie smugglers? Speedos
    2. A hard-earned thirst needs a what cold beer? Victoria Bitter
    3. What colour hair does a person nicknamed Bluey have? Red
    4. What do you call a person from Queensland? Awesome..! Bananabender
    5. Which Prime Minister was caught on tape saying "Piss off, you silly old bastard"? That would have to be Paul Keating??
    6. Which country knocked Australia out of soccers World Cup finals in Germany? Damn Italians
    7. How many cans of beer did cricketer David Boon allegedly consume on a plane trip from Australia to England? 52 - though Boony has since disputed it.
    8. Who is the singing budgie? Kylie
    9. In which national park did Skippy live? Oh gees - I should know this...
    10. What food is "dead horse"? sauce
    11. What Melbourne complex was named after Harold Holt, the PM that drowned? A swimming pool!
    12. What was the name of Russell Crowe's band? TOFOG aka Thirty Odd Foot of Grunt
    13. What is the musical insturment invented by Rolf Harris? The stylophone
    14. What year was decimal currency introduced? 1966 - same year my mum and dad got married!
    15. Where would you find the dog on the tucker box? Is it gundagai?
    16. What nationality were Ned Kellys parents? Irish
    17. Why didnt Santa make it into Darwin in 1974? Cyclone Tracey
    18. What does "girt" mean in the National Anthem? I think it means surround?
    19. Which great Aussie movie featured a fictional town called Porpoise Spit and also featured ABBA songs? Muriels Wedding
    20. What is a Joe Blake? You've got me there!
    21. Which yacht won the America's Cup in 1983? Australia II
    22. What are Australia's official colours? Green and gold.
    23. Who wrote the poem My Country? Dorothy somebody...
    24. What year was the first Holden model built? 1956?
    25. What TV quiz program was Adriana Xenides the hostess of for over a decade?[/QUOTE] Wheel of Fortune
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