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Question 1: ________ ceremonies are also commonly held on Australia Day.
LawCitizenshipHonorary Canadian citizenshipAncient Greece

Question 2: [38] The date has, at various times, won the support of Queensland Premier Peter Beattie, Tony Beddison,[27] and ________.
Geoffrey BlaineyAustralia DayAustraliaMelbourne

Question 3:
What type is thing is Australia Day?
national
Off-Off Broadway
Oil on oak
Single-day

Question 4: 1818 was the 30th anniversary of the founding of the colony, and Governor ________ chose to acknowledge the day with the first official celebration.
AustraliaNew South WalesPort Macquarie, New South WalesLachlan Macquarie

Question 5: For some Australians, particularly ________, Australia Day has become a symbol for adverse effects of British settlement on Australia's Indigenous people.
Indigenous Australian musicNorfolk IslandMelanesiaIndigenous Australians

Question 6: The date 9 May is also sometimes suggested, being not only the date on which the first Federal Parliament was opened in Melbourne in 1901, but also the date of the opening of the Provisional Parliament House in ________ in 1927, and the date of the opening of the New Parliament House in 1988.
Wagga Wagga, New South WalesDarwin, Northern TerritorySydneyCanberra

Question 7: For many years an international cricket match has been held on Australia Day at the ________.
Stadium AustraliaAdelaide OvalDocklands StadiumWACA Ground

Question 8: The then Leader of the Opposition, ________, echoed Rudd's support of 26 January, but, along with Rudd, supported the right of Australians to raise the issue.
Tony AbbottBronwyn BishopMalcolm TurnbullPeter Garrett

Question 9: They stayed there till 23 January; Philip named the site of their landing Sydney Cove, after the Home Secretary, ________.
Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount SydneyHenry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthFrederick North, Lord NorthHenry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Question 10: The settlement was seen as necessary because of the loss of the colonies in ________.
North AmericaAmericasAmericas (terminology)South America
















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