Gold rush quiz

This is my homework it is a quiz about the Australian gold rush. Hope you enjoy

published on June 058 responses 0

What is this man holding?

What is this man holding?
Gold collector
Metal pan
Gold pan
Pan

When was the was the biggest gold nugget found?

1869
1742
1876
1907

How big was the biggest gold nugget found?

78kg
150kg
36kg
48kg

When did the gold rush start in Australia?

1856
1849
1851
1910

Who was the first person to discover gold?

Elvis Presly
Edward Hardgraves
Ben Orange
John Bathurst

How much does a gold bar weight

14.8kg
6kg
12.4kg
19.5kg

What was the biggest gold nugget called?

Welcome stranger
The big one
Chicken
Great goldy

What did miners need before they could permanently mine?

Nothing
A permit
Equipment
Food

What did miners have to do before they could drink their water?

Freeze it
Dance around it
Boil it
Nothing

What are the two most successful gold fields in Victoria?

Victoria had no successful gold fields
Ballarat and Bendigo
Bendigo and Walhalla

Which state in Australia produced the most gold?

Victoria
New South Wales
Queensland
Western Australia

Which race migrated Australia the most during the gold rush?

Chinese
Japanese
British
Canadian

How did the indigenous people benefit from the gold rush?

They got more jobs
They found lots of gold and got rich
They got free equipment

Who was a famous bush ranger in the gold rush era?

Edward Hardgraves
Ned Kelly
James cook

What did Edward Hardgraves name the place were he found gold?

Bathurst
Ophir
Sydney

3. Who was the governor of New South Wales that chose to not announce gold finds?

Governor Gipps
Governor Mathews
Governor Phillips

Where in Victoria was the first confirmed finding of gold?

Dunolly
Clunes
Horsham

How many people from China moved to Australia between 1856 and 1880 for the gold rush?

35000
18000
40000

What is a windlass used for?

Helps to lift heavy buckets of dirt from the shaft
Seperating fine dirt and gravel to find fine flakes of gold
Seperates the dirt, clay and gravel from the gold

What did the miners live in when working on the goldfields?

Tents
Motel
Houses