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Question 1: His love of ________ is seen as visually evident in Nolan's work.

Question 2: In July 1944 Nolan faced the possibility that he would be sent to ________ on front line duty, so Nolan went absent without leave.
East TimorPapua New GuineaSaudi ArabiaPhilippines

Question 3: In the summer of 1983, Nolan settled on the borders of ________.
EnglandScotlandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 4: He became friends with the port ________ and produced illustrations some of his books.
William Stafford (poet)Gwendolyn BrooksRobert LowellAllen Tate

Question 5: He enrolled at the ________ Technical College, Department of Design and Crafts, in a course which he had already begun part-time by correspondence.
South Yarra, VictoriaMalvern, VictoriaPrahran, VictoriaMelbourne

Question 6: Ho continued to travel widely in Europe, ________, China, Australia, and even Antarctica.
AfricaAfrican UnionSub-Saharan AfricaScramble for Africa

Question 7: Nolan painted a wide range of personal interpretations of historical and legendary figures, including explorers ________, and Eliza Fraser.
Ludwig BeckerMelbourneAustraliaBurke and Wills expedition

Question 8: Nolan wanted to create and define episodes in Australian nationalism, to retell the story of a ________.
Greek mythologyPlatoHeroGreek hero cult

Question 9: Although the Depression and ________ happened during this period, Nolan decided to concentrate on something different other than people struggling in life.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupations

Question 10: In England, Nolan attended the Aldeburgh Festival and become influenced by the organiser and composer ________, exhibiting paintings at the festivals.
Pierre BoulezOlivier MessiaenBenjamin BrittenDmitri Shostakovich


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