You guys, I took the Ridgey Didge test & got EVERY single answer right, for the love of Bert you have to let me in! (although I do admit to not knowing who Don Bradman was so I guessed but still got it right anyway!) See how you do....
1: Which of the following is NOT an Aussie value?
A: Telling jokes that involve New Zealanders and sheep.
B: Ignoring Warnie's off-field transgressions because he is the Sheik.
C: Living in England and claiming Steve Irwin was being reckless.
D: Rubbishing Australia's parliaments and politicians.
2. What is Australia's official language?
C: I am very happy to be in Australia.
3: What does "girt" mean?
A: Sorry, could you repeat that in English?
D: Destroyed, as in "Mark Latham girt my camera".
4: What is the significance of April 25, 1915?
A: Phar Lap won the Melbourne Cup.
B: The Anzacs landed at Gallipoli.
C: John Howard became Prime Minister.
D: Greg Norman choked at the Masters.
5: Who is Australia's head of state?
A: Alan Jones.
B: George Bush
C: Tony Abbott.
D: Queen Elizabeth.
6: What is the significance of the number 99.94?
A: It was Don Bradman's Test batting average.
B: Interest rates were this high under Labor.
C: John Howard will retire at this age.
D: Pi (without sauce).
7: Which of the following is an Australian native?
A: Russell Crowe.
B: Mel Gibson.
C: Jackie Kelly.
D: The red-bellied black snake.
8: Which of the following was an unbridled success?
A: Naomi Robson's mission to rescue Wa-Wa from cannibals.
B: The Joh-for-Canberra campaign.
C: The Leyland P76.
D: The 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Answers:1,C; 2,D; 3,B; 4,B; 5,D; 6,A; 7,D; 8,D:
Rate your Aussieness:
8: Welcome, cobber, want a beer?
6-7: No worries.
4-5: Near enough.
3-4: That'll do.
0-2: At least you had a go. Come on in.