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