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Question 1: The second stanza of this poem is amongst the most well-known in ________.
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Question 2: Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar, OBE (1 July 1885 – 14 January 1968), was an Australian ________ and fiction writer.
Lyric poetryPoetryLiteratureNovel

Question 3: A federal electorate covering half of Sydney's Northern Beaches and a street in the ________ suburb of Cook are named in her honour.
Darwin, Northern TerritoryWagga Wagga, New South WalesCanberraMelbourne

Question 4: On ________, 26 January 1983, a statue was unveiled in Gunnedah to commemorate Dorothea Mackellar.
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Question 5: Her best-known poem is My Country, written at age 19 while homesick in ________, and first published in the London Spectator in 1908 under the title Core of My Heart.
WalesUnited KingdomEnglandScotland

Question 6: The only daughter of noted physician and parliamentarian Sir Charles Mackellar, she was born in ________ in 1885.
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Question 7: She is buried with her father and family in ________ overlooking the open ocean.
SydneyWaverley CemeteryAustraliaVaucluse, New South Wales

Question 8: In the New Year's Day Honours of 1968, Dorothea Mackellar was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for her contribution to ________.
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