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Last Updated on July 7, 2020

Only 10 questions in this Queensland trivia! How many can you get right?

If you enjoy taking quizzes and learning more about places around the world then this Queensland trivia quiz will be right up your street!

How much do you know about Australia’s Sunshine State? If Australian animals are of interest you many like to try my Aussie animals quiz – can you tell your quokka from your quoll? Or why not try my Bonza Australian General Knowledge Quiz?

Queensland is the third largest state in Australia?

Which Queensland coastal town is named after a year?

What was the name of the cyclone that devastated the Whitsundays and Airlie Beach in 2017?

Which small cake was named after a governor of Queensland?

Which band has a statue in their honour in Redcliffe Queensland?

Which of these is a town in Queensland?

What is the name of the cricket ground in Brisbane?

Who is Brisbane airport named after?

In which coastal Queensland town was the movie Australia made?

What was the estimated population of Queensland in 2018?

The correct answers are 

  1. False. It is the second largest and third most populated state.
  2. 1770 – Built on the site of the second landing in Australia by James Cook in May 1770.
  3. Debbie!
  4. Lamington – named after the Governor of Queensland between 1896 – 1901. Or maybe his wife!
  5. Beegees! Although born in the UK the boys spent their formative years in Redcliffe.
  6. Emerald. Though apparently not after the gem but because of the lush green pastures that once surrounded the town.
  7. The Gabba – named after the suburb of Brisbane where it is located – Woolloongabba.
  8. Kingsford Smith. After Australian aviator Charles Kingsford Smith.
  9. Bowen. Wonder if they all posed beside the big mango?
  10. 5 million people live in the second largest state! And 2 million of them live in Brisbane!

More about Queensland (and beyond)

I have lots of posts all about visiting Australia and a number of these are focussed on the beautiful state of Queensland.

With an enviable climate, wonderful wildlife, stunning beaches if Queensland is your destination these posts will help you get the best of your visit!

If you are seeking some inspiration these 15 photographs will have you booking the next flight!

Queensland Travel Essentials

Flights

Skyscanner

Accommodation

Hotels in Queensland

AirBnB in Queensland

Sightseeing

Queensland Tours

Read more about Queensland and Australia

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