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Swan River Colony: Quiz


Question 1: Stirling arrived back in ________ in July 1828, promoting in glowing terms the agricultural potential of the area.
United KingdomScotlandWalesEngland

Question 2: 19th century
1800–1964  Malta
1801-1921  Ireland
1807–1890  ________
1809–1864  Ionian Islands
HeligolandSchenefeld, PinnebergWedelPinneberg

Question 3: 6Now part of the *Realm of New Zealand
7Suspended member
8Now ________ and *Tuvalu
9Now the *Solomon Islands
10Now *Papua New Guinea

Question 4: 18th century
1708–1757  Minorca
since 1713  ________
1763–1782  Minorca
1798–1802  Minorca
GibraltarSaint HelenaCayman IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands

Question 5: He was accompanied by Charles Fraser, the ________ botanist.
AustraliaNew South WalesVictoria (Australia)Queensland

Question 6: Joncke sighted ________ but did not proceed any closer to the mainland because of the many reefs.
Swan River (Western Australia)Rottnest IslandArnhem LandGroote Eylandt

Question 7: This colony expanded and became what is now ________.
TasmaniaSouth AustraliaWestern AustraliaNorthern Territory

Question 8: 18th century
1762–1974  *Grenada
1763–1978  Dominica
since 1799  ________
Turks and Caicos IslandsBritish Virgin IslandsCayman IslandsAnguilla

Question 9: 1Occupied jointly with the United States
2In 1931, Canada and other British dominions obtained self-government through the ________.
Australia Act 1986Act of Settlement 1701Statute of Westminster 1931Australian Constitution (Public Record Copy) Act 1990

Question 10: King was also the son of former Governor Philip Gidley King of ________.
AustraliaQueenslandVictoria (Australia)New South Wales


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