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12 Quiz Questions on West Australia History

Here are 12 West Australia History Questions that are provided for your Quiz or Trivia Night at no cost. Scroll to the bottom to see the answers.




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On 26th October 1616 the first european to sight Western Australia was ... ? [D--- H-----]

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What is WAAPA ? [W------ A--------- A------ o- P--------- A---]

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Until the 1870s WAs economy was based on what ... ?

sugar, fishing and mining
sheep, forresty and fishing
wheat, meat and wool
mining, fishing and forrestry

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I was built in 1830, designed by Henry Willey Reveley. I am the first permanent building in the Swan River Colony. I was built as a prison and finally opened to the public in 1982. What am I ?

Open Hall
Square Tower
Long Hall
Round House

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Who was the first Premier of Western Australia ? [---- -------]

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I was completed in 1896 and opened in 1900. I am located at Mount Eliza and overlook Perth. My main role was keeping standard time. What am I ? [P---- O----------]

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What did Paddy Hannan discover ?

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What was WAs population in 1990 ?

about 1 million
about 1 1/2 million
about 2 million

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In 1869, the future premier of Western Australia led an expedition in search of whom ? [L----- L---------]

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What was WAs population in 1950 ?

about 100 thousand
about 200 thousand
about 500 thousand
about a million

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The city of Perth was named after ... ?

Scottish region of Perthshire
Welsh region of Permarthon
English region of Perth
Sir Frank Perth

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Which famous West Australian entertainer died on 22nd January 2008 ? [----- ------]

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