go to content

Can You Pass Our Mildly Difficult Aussie Exam?

If Steven Bradbury can win gold, you can pass this.

Posted on
  1. Which of these is the correct Australian flag?

    Via Creative Commons
    Via Creative Commons
  2. Who is this on the $100 bill?

    Creative Commons
    Banjo Patterson
    Sir Douglas Mawson
    Sir John Monash
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    If you're lucky enough to have a hundo lying around, old mate Monash has signed it right next to his head.

  3. Which music festival was cancelled first?

    Via C3 Presents
    Via Fuzzy
    Via Future Entertainment
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Parklife got the axe in 2013, followed by Big Day Out in 2014 and Future Music served its final tinnie of Smirnoff Double Black in 2015.

  4. When is ANZAC Day?

    Peter Parks / Getty Images
    April 24th
    April 25th
    April 26th
  5. Which of these celebrities was actually born in Australia?

    Naomi Watts
    Via Neilson Barnard / Getty Images
    Naomi Watts
    Russell Crowe
    Via Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
    Russell Crowe
    Anthony LaPaglia
    Via Brendon Thorne / Getty Images
    Anthony LaPaglia
    Nicole Kidman
    Via Joshua Blanchard / Getty Images
    Nicole Kidman
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Anthony Lapaglia is the only Australian born celeb of the bunch coming from Adelaide, while Watts hails from England, Kidman was born in Hawaii and Russell Crowe is a Kiwi.

  6. Which part of Australia is bigger in km²?

    South Australia
    Via Creative Commons
    South Australia
    Northern Territory
    Via Creative Commons
    Northern Territory
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Northern Territory comes in at 1.421 million km² versus South Australia's smaller 984,377 km².

  7. Which event did Cathy Freeman win gold for at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?

    Ezra Shaw / Getty Images
    100m
    200m
    400m
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Freeman took out the Women's 400m in a blistering 49.11 seconds.

    Via Ezra Shaw / Getty Images
  8. What is this dish called?

    instagram.com
    Pie floater
    Mushy pea pie
    Floating pie
  9. What is Vegemite labelled as?

    Kraft
    Concentrated Yeast Extract
    Concentrated Extracted Yeast
    Concentrated Yeast Extraction
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Concentrated Yeast Extract.

  10. What is the floral emblem for Western Australia?

    Sturt's Desert Pea.
    Via Thinkstock
    Sturt's Desert Pea.
    Red and Green Kangaroo Paw.
    Via Thinkstock
    Red and Green Kangaroo Paw.
    Red bottlebrush.
    Via Thinkstock
    Red bottlebrush.
  11. Which of these did an Australian NOT invent?

    Thinkstock
    Goon bags
    The breathalyser
    Pint glasses
  12. Which Aussie act has featured most times in Triple J's Hottest 100?

    Hilltop Hoods
    Via Mark Metcalfe / Getty Images
    Hilltop Hoods
    Something For Kate
    Via Paul McConnell / Getty Images
    Something For Kate
    Powderfinger
    Via Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images
    Powderfinger
    Peking Duk
    Via Rachel Murray / Getty Images
    Peking Duk
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The boys from Powderfinger have made the annual listener poll a whopping 22 times.

  13. Who is the current Governor-General?

    instagram.com
    Dame Quentin Bryce
    General Sir Peter Cosgrove
    Major General The Honourable Michael Jeffery
  14. Which is Australia's highest grossing film ever?

    <i>Babe</i>
    Via Universal Pictures
    Babe
    <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>
    Via Warner Bros. Pictures
    Mad Max: Fury Road
    <i>" src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAwACAPAAAAAAAAAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAADAAIAAAIChF8AOw==" data-src="https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/2016-01/24/20/enhanced/webdr07/enhanced-buzz-9417-1453684512-9.jpg" >
    Via 20th Century Fox
    "Crocodile" Dundee
    <i>Australia</i>
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Australia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mad Max: Fury knocked "Crocodile" Dundee off the top with a staggering $49 million at the Aussie box office.

  15. What is the correct spelling of this adorable animal?

    Thinkstock
    Quokkah
    Quokka
    Quokker
  16. How old is the evidence of Indigenous people living in Australia?

    David R Horton / Aboriginal Studies Press / AIATSIS
    Between about 40,000-60,000 years
    Between about 25,000-35,000 years
    Between about 10,000-20,000 years
  17. Who was the Summer Bay stalker?

    7 Network
    Dan Baker
    Zoe McCallister
    Jesse McGregor
    Josie Russell
    Flynn Saunders
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Zoe McCallister was actually the Summer Bay stalker's alias with her real name being revealed as Eve Jacobsen. Tricky tricky.

  18. In this iconic Big Brother moment, what did Merlin's sign say?

    Network Ten
    "FREE TH REFUGEES"
    "FREE THE REFUGES"
    "FREE AL REFUGEES"
    Correct!
    Wrong!
    Via Network Ten
  19. Between 2007 and 2015, how many times has the prime minister changed?

    Thinkstock
    5
    3
    4
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Howard to Rudd, Rudd to Gillard, Gillard to Rudd, Rudd to Abbott and then Abbott to Turnbull. Phew.

  20. Which state would you find the Big Banana in?

    Torsten Blackwood / Getty Images
    New South Wales
    Queensland
    Western Australia
    South Australia
    Tasmania
    Victoria
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    If you're stopping by the coastal town of Coffs Harbour in New South Wales, be sure to check out the Big Banana. Iconic.

Can You Pass Our Mildly Difficult Aussie Exam?

A FAIL

The news isn't good. You've failed and you'll have to hand in your passport OR grab a few snags, fire up the barbie and get studying everyday 'Straya-ness. You're a battler, but you'll get there.

A FAIL
Creative Commons
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
A PASS

In true Aussie style, you've scraped in with a pass and that's something to celebrate. While you probably don't know what "drier than a dead dingo's donger" means, you're still well versed in all things 'Straya.

A PASS
Creative Commons
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
You NAILED IT

Bloody hell! You well and truly blitzed the field. Do you have a degree in 'Straya? Crack open a tinnie of your fave and pat yourself on the back cos you deserve this one, you little legend.

You NAILED IT
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!

Dismiss