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Trivia Quiz - Joseph Cook: 6th Australian Prime Minister

What do you know about Joseph Cook, 6th Australian Prime Minister?

Quiz Number: 3700
Date Submitted: December 20, 2010
Quiz Categories: World Leaders, Australian Prime Ministers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 50.6 percent
Times Taken: 50 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Joseph Cook

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1. In what country was Joseph Cook born and raised?
  A.   Australia
  B.   England
  C.   Ireland
  D.   Wales

2. What was the highest level of education achieved by Joseph Cook?
  A.   high school
  B.   Bachelor's Degree
  C.   Master's Degree
  D.   no formal education

3. Starting at the age of 9, Joseph Cook worked where?
  A.   coal mines
  B.   stables
  C.   shipping docks
  D.   textile mills

4. During his teens, Joseph Cook embraced Primitive Methodism, and marked his conversion by doing what?
  A.   swore off alcohol for his entire life
  B.   dropping the "e" from his name
  C.   got confirmed a second time selecting the confirmation name of Philip
  D.   studied to become a minister

5. Joseph Cook was a founding father of what party?
  A.   Australian Labor Party
  B.   Liberal Party of Australia
  C.   National Party of Australia
  D.   Family First

6. Joseph Cook served as Minister of Defence in the cabinet of what Prime Minister?
  A.   George Reid
  B.   Andrew Fisher
  C.   Billy Hughes
  D.   Alfred Deakin

7. Joseph Cook served in the cabinet of Billy Hughes from 1917 to 1920 as Minister of what department?
  A.   Trade
  B.   Defence
  C.   Navy
  D.   Immigration and Citizenship

8. Cook served as Prime Minister from 1913-14. His short tenure was sandwiched between the non-consecutive terms of what other Prime Minister?
  A.   George Reid
  B.   Billy Hughes
  C.   Alfred Deakin
  D.   Andrew Fisher

9. Joseph Cook has often been dubbed the:
  A.   most humourless of the prime ministers
  B.   funniest of the prime ministers
  C.   best speaker of the prime ministers
  D.   wealthiest of the prime ministers

10. Prime Minister Cook was well-known for having a flock of children. How many children did he have with his wife, Mary?
  A.   7
  B.   8
  C.   9
  D.   10®   

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