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First Fleet: Quiz


Question 1: On 10 June they set sail to cross the Atlantic to ________, taking advantage of favourable trade winds and ocean currents.
Rio de JaneiroSão PauloNiteróiSalvador, Bahia

Question 2: First Fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which sailed from Great Britain on 13 May 1787 with about 1,487 people to establish the first European colony in ________.
AustraliaNew South WalesVictoria (Australia)Queensland

Question 3: An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales at ________
Project Gutenberg AustraliaProject GutenbergAmazon KindleGoogle Books

Question 4: The Voyage Of Governor Phillip To Botany Bay at ________
Amazon KindleProject GutenbergProject Gutenberg AustraliaGoogle Books

Question 5: With fine weather the convicts were allowed on deck, and on 3 June 1787 the fleet anchored at Santa Cruz at ________.
BermudaMadeiraTenerifeBritish Virgin Islands

Question 6: This date is still celebrated as ________, marking the beginnings of the first British settlement.
CanberraNew South WalesAustralia DaySydney

Question 7: Phillip named it Sydney Cove, after Lord Sydney the British ________.
Winston ChurchillRobert PeelJames CallaghanHome Secretary

Question 8: The fleet was led by Captain (later Admiral) ________.
Arthur PhillipJames CookSydneyNorfolk Island

Question 9: William Stuart Long, ________, ISBN 0 8624 021 4
The Settlers II 10th AnniversaryThe SettlersThe Settlers IIIThe Settlers II

Question 10: ________, The Playmaker, ISBN 0-340-42263-7
Thomas KeneallyWilliam GoldingJ. M. CoetzeePeter Carey (novelist)


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