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National Reconciliation Week 2020 Quiz Australia

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  1. When did the first fleet arrive in Australia?
    a. 1800 b. 1788 c. 1877 d. 1790
  2. What significant day is May 26 and commemorated for the first time in 1998?
    a. Apology day b. Beginning of NAIDOC week c. National Sorry day
    d. Beginning of National Reconciliation Week
  3. National Sorry day and the ‘bringing them home report” is about?
    a. Runaways b. Deaths in custody c. Stolen generations
    d. Land rights
  4. Before the 1967 Referendum Aboriginal people had the right to?
    a. Land rights b. Vote in state elections c. Marry whom they chose
    d. None of the above
  5. More than what percentage (%) voted “YES” to count Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the census?
    a. 50 b. 60 c. 80 d. 90
  6. When was the first Minister of Aboriginal affairs appointed?
    a. 1965 b. 1967 c. 1968 d. 1969
  7. The Mabo decision in the high court of Australia in 1992 was important in relation to?
    a. Land rights b. Citizenship c. Recognise d. The right to vote
  8. How many years did the Mabo case run for?
    a. 5 b. 10 c. 15 d. 20
  9. What was Mabo’s first name?
    a. Edward b. Edgar c. Eddie d. Eric
  10. Reconciliation Australia was established in what year?
    a.1970 b. 1982 c. 2001 d. 2009

Answers

  1. 1788. In May 1787, the British government sent a fleet of 11 ships – carrying over 1500 men, women and children crossing over 20,000 kilometres around the world. This historic convoy, later known as the First Fleet, was led by Captain Arthur Phillip. The First Fleet arrived at Botany Bay on 20 January 1788.
  2. National Sorry day. National Sorry Day, or the National Day of Healing, is an annual event that has been held in Australia on 26 May since 1998. The event remembers and commemorates the mistreatment of the country’s Indigenous peoples.
  3. Stolen generations
  4. None of the above
  5. 90%. The amendments to the Constitution were overwhelmingly endorsed, winning 90.77% of votes cast and having majority support in all six states.
  6. 1967
  7. Land Rights. On 3 June 1992, the High Court of Australia decided that terra nullius should not have been applied to Australia. This decision – known as the Mabo decision – recognised that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have rights to the land
  8. 10 years. The Mabo case ran for 10 years. On 3 June 1992, the High Court of Australia decided that terra nullius should not have been applied to Australia.
  9. Eddie. His full name was Eddie Koiki Mabo
  10. 2001 January.
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