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Question 1: Examples are television/film personalities Steve Irwin, and ________.
Paul HoganRobin WilliamsMichael CaineDudley Moore

Question 2:
Which of the following titles did Australian English have?
Member of Parliament for West Lothian
Help Save The Youth Of America From Exploding
Pete Jackson Is Getting Married
Articles Related to Australian English

Question 3: Although ________, referring to a well-known wooden musical instrument, is often thought of as an Aboriginal word, it is now believed to be an onomatopoeic word invented by English speakers.
GuamIndigenous Australian musicIndigenous AustraliansDidgeridoo

Question 4: Australian English and several British English dialects (for example, ________, Scouse, Glaswegian and Geordie) use the word mate.
Estuary EnglishCockneyEnglish languageYorkshire dialect

Question 5: [14] Like most dialects of English it is distinguished primarily by its vowel ________.
International Phonetic AlphabetPhonologyIrish phonologyEnglish phonology

Question 6: They often, but not always, reflect the ________ or educational background of the speaker.
Social stratificationUpper classWorking classSocial class

Question 7: This may also be done with people's names to create ________ (other English speaking countries create similar diminutives).

Question 8: Australian English began diverging from ________ shortly after the foundation of the Australian penal colony of New South Wales in 1788.
British EnglishCanadian EnglishEnglish languageAmerican English

Question 9: [citation needed] This is a quality that it shares with ________.
AlaskaEnglish languageUnited StatesAmerican English

Question 10: British convicts sent there, (including ________ from London[2]), came mostly from large English cities.
CockneyEstuary EnglishBritish EnglishEnglish language

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