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Trivia Quiz - Australian Prime Ministers: Part 2


A potpourri of Aussie leaders.

Quiz Number: 3092
Date Submitted: February 20, 2009
Quiz Categories: World Leaders, Australian Prime Ministers
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 67.4 percent
Times Taken: 46 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3

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Australian Prime Ministers Part 2
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1. The wife of this Prime Minister bore him 12 children and then became the first female member of the Australian House of Representatives.
  A.   James Scullin
  B.   Joseph Lyons
  C.   Stanley Bruce
  D.   Billy Hughes

2. Which Prime Minister of Australia served in the Air Force during World War II and suffered facial injuries in a crash?
  A.   Gough Whitlam
  B.   Harold Holt
  C.   John Gorton
  D.   William McMahon

3. Robert Menzies, as Prime Minister of Australia, sold iron ingots to Japan before World War II. This resulted in his nickname of:
  A.   Pig Iron Bob
  B.   Kamikaze Menzies
  C.   Hirohito Bob
  D.   Tokyo Bob

4. Which Australian Prime Minister was sacked by the Governor General in 1975?
  A.   Harold Holt
  B.   John Gorton
  C.   William McMahon
  D.   Gough Whitlam

5. Which Australian Prime Minister, following his term in office, was found in a Memphis hotel wandering without his trousers?
  A.   Malcolm Fraser
  B.   Gough Whitlam
  C.   Paul Keating
  D.   John Howard

6. Which Australian Prime Minister admitted to extra-marital affairs and having a daughter with a drug problem?
  A.   Robert Menzies
  B.   Robert Hawke
  C.   John Howard
  D.   Kevin Rudd

7. Which Australian Prime Minister served from July 6 to July 13, 1945?
  A.   Ben Chifley
  B.   Robert Menzies
  C.   Earle Page
  D.   Frank Forde

8. Which Australian Prime Minister at the start of World War I stated Australia would "defend the mother country to the last man and the last shilling"?
  A.   Alfred Deakin
  B.   Andrew Fisher
  C.   James Scullin
  D.   Joseph Lyons

9. Which Australian Prime Minister served 51 years as a member of parliament, the longest by any member?
  A.   Billy Hughes
  B.   John Howard
  C.   Robert Menzies
  D.   Alfred Deakin

10. The son of which Australian Prime Minister starred in the TV series Nip/Tuck?
  A.   Paul Keating
  B.   John Gorton
  C.   William McMahon
  D.   Gough Whitlam


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