Barkham Village Residents Association

Given England’s success at winning back the Ashes this summer, the theme for the quiz this time is “Australia”. Only one question on cricket though!

  1. Q. What is the Australian National Anthem?
    A. Advance Australia Fair
  2. Q. Who sang “We come from a land down under”?
    A. Men at Work (a 1983 number 1)
  3. Q. Where is the WACA (this is the cricket question)?
    A. Perth (the Western Australia Cricket Association ground)
  4. Q. Which Australian actress was married to Tom Cruise and is currently starring (again) in the West End?
    A. Nicole Kidman
  5. Q. In which city is the Australian Tennis Open played?
    A. Melborne
  6. Q. Ayers Rock is usually known nowadays by its Aboriginal name – what is it?
    A. Uluru
  7. Q. What is The Ghan?
    A. A (historic) passenger train that runs on the railway between Adelaide and Darwin, via Alice Springs.
  8. Q. Who is the current Prime Minister (First week in September 2015)?
    A. Tony Abbott
  9. Q. On which side of the road do they drive (in Australia)?
    A. Left
  10. Q. And finally …who, as created by Barry Humphries, was knighted for services to Australian culture?
    A. Sir Les Patterson

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