ANZAC Quiz

answerWhat is the origin of the acronym ANZAC?

answerWhy, in World War 1, did so many young Australian men flock to enlistment centres to join the AIF?

answerWhere is Gallipoli?

answerWho was the “man with the donkey”?

answerWhen did the first ANZACs land at ANZAC Cove?

answerWhat is the Victoria Cross?

answerWhy does Australia commemorate ANZAC Day on 25 April?

answerWhere is the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier?

answerWho was Albert Jacka?

answerWhen did the ANZACs leave Gallipoli?

answerWhat is the Menin Gate?

answerWhy do the veterans carry banners on ANZAC Day?

answerWhere is Villers-Bretonneux?

answerWho looks after the graves of the Australian service men and women who are buried in foreign countries?

answerWhen did World War 1 end?

answerWhat is the Spirit of ANZAC?

answerWhy is the red poppy a symbol of sacrifice?

answerWhere did Australian nurses serve in World War 1?

answerWho wrote the poem In Flanders’ Fields?

answerWhen is the Australian Flag flown at half-mast?

answerWhat are the words of the Ode?

answerWhy do some soldiers wear emu plumes in their slouch hats?

answerWhere is the Australian War Memorial?

answerWhen was poisonous gas first used by the Germans in World War 1?

answerWhat was the Australian Comforts Fund?

answerWhy did the ANZACs wear colour patches on their uniforms?

answerWhere will you find the names of all Australian service men and women who have been killed in wars?

answerWho was Kemal Ataturk?

answerWhat is a Catafalque Party?

answerWhy were Australian soldiers called ‘Diggers’?

answerWhy do organisations like the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee of Queensland and the Returned & Services League of Australia believe that ANZAC should always be written in upper case letters?

answerWhat was the AE2?

answerThe first Royal Australian Navy battle occurred on 9 November 1914. What ship was sunk by HMAS Sydney during that battle?

answerWhat was a Maurice Farman Shorthorn?

answerDid the Royal Australian Air Force take part in WW1?

answerWhat is a ‘Waler’?

answerIn which country did the Australians do their training before embarking on the ships that transported them to Gallipoli?

answerWhat is the origin of the Rising Sun Badge?

answerWhat were some of the names Simpson gave to his donkeys?

answerWhat was the name of the only Australian pilot to be awarded a Victoria Cross in WW1?

answerWhat is Bully Beef?

answerHow many ANZACs were killed on the first day of the Gallipoli battle, 25 April 1915?

answerWhen was the ‘Unknown Soldier’ buried in the Australian War Memorial? In which war and where was he killed?


[HOME] [EDUCATION START PAGE]

Copyright © ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee (Qld) Incorporated