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Victoria Cross for Australia: Quiz


Question 1: The buyer, Kerry Stokes, has lent it to the ________ for display with the eight other Victoria Crosses awarded to Australians at Gallipoli.
ANZAC Parade, CanberraCanberraAnzac DayAustralian War Memorial

Question 2: The last recipient was Warrant Officer ________, for gallantry on 24 May 1969 during the Vietnam War.
Victoria CrossKeith PayneEdward KennaVictoria Cross for Australia

Question 3: The first medal was awarded on 16 January 2009 to Trooper ________, for the rescue of a coalition forces interpreter from heavy fire in Oruzgan Province in Afghanistan.
Victoria Cross for AustraliaOperation SlipperAustraliaMark Donaldson

Question 4: The cross is suspended by a ring from a ________ "V" to a bar ornamented with laurel leaves, through which the ribbon passes.
Typographic ligatureSerifDiacriticTypeface

Question 5: The Victoria Cross for Australia is the highest award in the ________.
Royal Victorian OrderOrder of St Michael and St GeorgeOrders, decorations, and medals of AustraliaAustralian Honours Order of Precedence

Question 6: Both Senator Schacht and Mr Sidebottom were members of the ________, then in opposition and the issue was included by the then opposition leader Kim Beazley in his campaign for the General Election.
Australian Labor PartyAustralian federal election, 2007Australian SenateAustralian federal election, 1901

Question 7: The legend has been changed from FOR VALOUR to the ________ PRO VALORE.
LatinVulgar LatinOld LatinRoman Empire

Question 8: A Victoria Cross for Australia is usually presented by the ________ and occasionally by the Queen of Australia during an investiture ceremony.
Constitution of AustraliaHigh Court of AustraliaMonarchy of AustraliaGovernor-General of Australia

Question 9: The awards were to be made posthumously to John Simpson Kirkpatrick, Albert Cleary and ________ for their actions in the First and Second World Wars.
Teddy SheeanCollins class submarineAustraliaAttack on Sydney Harbour

Question 10: In the past 70 years several Commonwealth countries have introduced their own honours systems, completely separate from the ________.
Orders, decorations, and medals of the United KingdomOrder of the BathLife peerBaronet


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