How Australian Are You?

Ian Fortey

It's time for a beach trip! What are you most concerned about?

How worried are you about venomous snakes?

Do onions go under the sausage or on the sausage?

Who was the best original member of Hi-5?

How much do you like taking the train?

Has anyone ever called you a bogan?

If you order something online, are you having it shipped it expedited?

How safe is it to go on social media after a new movie you want to see premiers?

If you're going for a swim, are you bringing the budgie smugglers?

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie...

Can you sing "Waltzing Matilda?"

If someone made a pretty average dinner, would you eat it again?

How do you plan on retiring one day?

When's the last time your favorite band came to town?

Have you ever told a friend "She'll be right?"

What happens when you're in the middle of Woop Woop?

How do you like your Lamingtons?

Do you talk Strine?

Do you take your burger with "the lot?"

Do you happen to know what our home is girt by?

Do you know what both kinds of stubbies are?

Did a family member ever make a Pavlova for the holidays?

What's your favorite Acca Dacca tune?

Want a pint of Fosters?

Could you handle a goon bag?

What's your opinion on cane toads?

How often do you or friends eat meat pies?

How do you plan to celebrate the next Australia Day?

Do you think it's ironic that they named a swimming pool after Harold Holt?

What do you do during magpie season?

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About This Quiz

Australia is one of the safest countries in the world with a great economy, friendly people, incredible cuisine and some of the most beautiful landscapes imaginable.  That said, it's also known as a death trap that's jammed wall to wall with some of the deadliest creatures on Earth ranging from spiders to snakes to even a few species of plants that cause intense pain if you touch them.  And that's not to mention all the invasive species that overrun areas in biblical plague swarms.  Plus there's a history of terrible heat waves, brutal and damaging fires, and rampant, uncontrollable flooding.  It's a bit of a circus.  

Like any place on Earth though, there's more to it than meets the eye.  Most Australians get by just fine without fear of deadly spiders and sharks. They have a rich and fun culture, an amusing set of slang you won't find any place else on Earth and a laid-back spirit that just seems like you want to be a part of it.  And hey, maybe you already are. Whether you're fully Australian, a transplant or just someone with aspirations to meet a kangaroo one day, why not take our quiz and find out just how Australian you really are?

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