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Question 1: In ________, Paterson failed to become a correspondent covering the fighting in Flanders, but did become an ambulance driver with the Australian Voluntary Hospital, Wimereux, France.
Armenian GenocideWorld War IWestern Front (World War I)Caucasus Campaign

Question 2: In 1885, Paterson began submitting and having his poetry published in the Sydney edition of ________ under the pseudonym of "The Banjo", the name of a favourite horse.
The BulletinWorld War IRacismFeminism

Question 3: Works by Banjo Paterson at ________
Project GutenbergGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg AustraliaAmazon Kindle

Question 4: Paterson also wrote on ________ in the 1920s for the Sydney Sportsman[6].
Rugby footballRugby leagueRugby unionAmerican football

Question 5: Paterson became a war correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age during the ________, sailing for South Africa in October 1899.
Jan SmutsSouth African Wars (1879–1915)Sanna's PostSecond Boer War

Question 6: In 1874 Paterson was sent to ________, performing well both as a student and a sportsman.
Newington CollegeThe Scots CollegeSydney Grammar SchoolSt. Joseph's College, Hunters Hill

Question 7: When Paterson's uncle died, his family took over the uncle's farm in Illalong, near Yass, close to the main route between ________ and Sydney.
Victoria (Australia)MelbourneDarwin, Northern TerritoryMelbourne City Centre

Question 8: Paterson's more notable poems include "________", "The Man from Snowy River" and "Clancy of the Overflow".
BrisbaneAustraliaWaltzing MatildaSydney

Question 9: He also saw horsemen from the ________ area and Snowy Mountains country take part in picnic races and polo matches, which led to his fondness of horses and inspired his writings.
Hay, New South WalesMurrumbidgee RiverWagga Wagga, New South WalesRiverina

Question 10: In 1981 he was honoured on a postage stamp issued by ________ [1].
TelstraAustralia PostAustralian Telecommunications CommissionMelbourne







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