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Trivia Quiz - Australian Prime Ministers - Part 4

More questions on the interesting array of men and one woman who have held Australia's toughest job.

Quiz Number: 5798
Date Submitted: April 26, 2019
Quiz Categories: History, Australian History, Australian Prime Ministers
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 65 percent
Times Taken: 10 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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Australian Prime Ministers  Part 4

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1. Which of the following prime ministerial pairs has served two, non-consecutive separate terms as Prime Minister?
  A.   Billy Hughes and Joseph Lyons
  B.   Arthur Fadden and John Gorton
  C.   Frank Forde and Bob Hawke
  D.   Kevin Rudd and Robert Menzies

2. Which Australian Prime Minister was born Johan Tanck?
  A.   John Watson
  B.   John McEwan
  C.   John Curtin
  D.   Joseph Cook

3. How many Australian Prime Ministers have died in office?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

4. Malcolm Fraser and Paul Keating entered parliament at the same age which was?
  A.   20
  B.   25
  C.   30
  D.   35

5. Which Australian Prime Minister introduced the old age pension?
  A.   John Curtin
  B.   Billy Hughes
  C.   Robert Menzies
  D.   Alfred Deakin

6. Which Australian Prime Minister was a school friend of actor, Errol Flynn and artist, Russell Drysdale?
  A.   William McMahon
  B.   Harold Holt
  C.   Gough Whitlam
  D.   John Gorton

7. Which of the following PMs did not marry a woman at least 20 years his junior?
  A.   Joseph Lyons
  B.   William McMahon
  C.   John Watson
  D.   John McEwan

8. Which Australian Prime Minister was the first to die?
  A.   Edmund Barton
  B.   Alfred Deakin
  C.   John Watson
  D.   George Reid

9. Which Australian Prime Minister had the childhood hobby of breeding budgerigars?
  A.   Bob Hawke
  B.   Paul Keating
  C.   John Curtin
  D.   James Scullin

10. Which Australian Prime Minister introduced the security organisation ASIO and the Snowy Mountains Scheme?
  A.   John Curtin
  B.   Robert Menzies
  C.   Ben Chifley
  D.   Harold Holt®   

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