Australian Famous Educators MCQs with Answer

Who is known for their contribution to indigenous education and was the first Indigenous Australian appointed as a school principal in Queensland?

A) Catherine Helen Spence
B) Noel Pearson
C) Eddie Mabo
D) Faith Bandler
Answer:
B) Noel Pearson

Which educator founded the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) to support indigenous students in accessing quality education?

A) Marcia Langton
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Chris Sarra
D) Andrew Forrest
Answer:
D) Andrew Forrest

Who established the Stronger Smarter Institute, aiming to improve educational outcomes for Indigenous students?

A) Lowitja O’Donoghue
B) Marcia Langton
C) Chris Sarra
D) Eddie Mabo
Answer:
C) Chris Sarra

Which educator initiated the ‘Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy’ model focusing on the empowerment of Indigenous communities in education?

A) Noel Pearson
B) Catherine Helen Spence
C) Lowitja O’Donoghue
D) Faith Bandler
Answer:
A) Noel Pearson

Who was a notable advocate for girls’ education and founded the Sydney Kindergarten Training College?

A) Maybanke Anderson
B) Rachel Perkins
C) Jessie Street
D) Mary MacKillop
Answer:
A) Maybanke Anderson

Which educator co-founded the National Indigenous Television (NITV) channel and is an advocate for Indigenous representation in media and education?

A) Marcia Langton
B) Rachel Perkins
C) Chris Sarra
D) Lowitja O’Donoghue
Answer:
B) Rachel Perkins

Who was the founder of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart and established numerous schools throughout Australia?

A) Rachel Perkins
B) Jessie Street
C) Catherine Helen Spence
D) Mary MacKillop
Answer:
D) Mary MacKillop

Which educator campaigned for women’s suffrage and advocated for public education reform in Australia?

A) Jessie Street
B) Catherine Helen Spence
C) Maybanke Anderson
D) Lowitja O’Donoghue
Answer:
B) Catherine Helen Spence

Who was a prominent advocate for the rights of Indigenous Australians and contributed significantly to health and social welfare reforms?

A) Lowitja O’Donoghue
B) Jessie Street
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Mary MacKillop
Answer:
A) Lowitja O’Donoghue

Which educator was a key figure in the establishment of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

A) Maybanke Anderson
B) Jessie Street
C) Catherine Helen Spence
D) Mary MacKillop
Answer:
B) Jessie Street

Who is known for their work in the field of early childhood education and developed the ‘Froebelian’ principles in Australia?

A) Rachel Perkins
B) Maybanke Anderson
C) Jessie Street
D) Catherine Helen Spence
Answer:
B) Maybanke Anderson

Which educator played a significant role in the recognition of Indigenous land rights in Australia through the landmark Mabo decision?

A) Eddie Mabo
B) Noel Pearson
C) Chris Sarra
D) Lowitja O’Donoghue
Answer:
A) Eddie Mabo

Who established the Australian Association for the Education of Young Children (AAEYC) and promoted early childhood education reforms?

A) Catherine Helen Spence
B) Mary MacKillop
C) Maybanke Anderson
D) Rachel Perkins
Answer:
C) Maybanke Anderson

Which educator was involved in the establishment of the Aboriginal Legal Service in Australia and was a strong advocate for Indigenous rights?

A) Eddie Mabo
B) Noel Pearson
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
C) Rachel Perkins

Who founded the Aboriginal Medical Service in Sydney and contributed significantly to Indigenous healthcare and social welfare?

A) Mary MacKillop
B) Lowitja O’Donoghue
C) Catherine Helen Spence
D) Noel Pearson
Answer:
B) Lowitja O’Donoghue

Which educator is known for their work in advocating for inclusive education policies for people with disabilities?

A) Mary MacKillop
B) Catherine Helen Spence
C) Maybanke Anderson
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
A) Mary MacKillop

Who was instrumental in the establishment of the Australian Federation of Women Voters and advocated for women’s suffrage?

A) Jessie Street
B) Catherine Helen Spence
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Maybanke Anderson
Answer:
A) Jessie Street

Which educator founded the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) and focused on indigenous empowerment and self-governance?

A) Noel Pearson
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Lowitja O’Donoghue
D) Rachel Perkins
Answer:
C) Lowitja O’Donoghue

Who was known for their contributions to education and social welfare, particularly for underprivileged children in South Australia?

A) Mary MacKillop
B) Maybanke Anderson
C) Catherine Helen Spence
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
C) Catherine Helen Spence

Which educator was involved in the campaign for the 1967 Australian referendum that sought to include Indigenous Australians in the census?

A) Eddie Mabo
B) Noel Pearson
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
D) Jessie Street

Who founded the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership, focusing on indigenous advancement through policy reform and leadership development?

A) Rachel Perkins
B) Noel Pearson
C) Lowitja O’Donoghue
D) Eddie Mabo
Answer:
B) Noel Pearson

Which educator established the Australian Board of Missions and contributed significantly to education in remote areas of Australia?

A) Mary MacKillop
B) Maybanke Anderson
C) Catherine Helen Spence
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
A) Mary MacKillop

Who was the founder of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, advocating for Indigenous land rights and self-determination?

A) Rachel Perkins
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Noel Pearson
D) Lowitja O’Donoghue
Answer:
B) Eddie Mabo

Which educator was an advocate for women’s rights and established the South Australian Women’s Suffrage League?

A) Maybanke Anderson
B) Catherine Helen Spence
C) Jessie Street
D) Mary MacKillop
Answer:
B) Catherine Helen Spence

Who founded the Koorie Heritage Trust, aiming to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of Aboriginal people in Victoria?

A) Noel Pearson
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Lowitja O’Donoghue
Answer:
C) Rachel Perkins

Which educator was known for establishing the first free kindergarten in Australia and advocating for early childhood education?

A) Mary MacKillop
B) Maybanke Anderson
C) Catherine Helen Spence
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
B) Maybanke Anderson

Who played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Aboriginal Legal Service and campaigned for Indigenous land rights?

A) Rachel Perkins
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Noel Pearson
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
A) Rachel Perkins

Which educator advocated for improved healthcare for Indigenous Australians and established the Lowitja Institute?

A) Mary MacKillop
B) Lowitja O’Donoghue
C) Catherine Helen Spence
D) Maybanke Anderson
Answer:
B) Lowitja O’Donoghue

Who was involved in the establishment of the first public Aboriginal school in Australia and was a significant advocate for Indigenous education?

A) Noel Pearson
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
A) Noel Pearson

Which educator established the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia and contributed significantly to charitable works and education?

A) Maybanke Anderson
B) Catherine Helen Spence
C) Mary MacKillop
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
C) Mary MacKillop

Who was involved in the establishment of the National Sorry Day Committee and advocated for reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians?

A) Lowitja O’Donoghue
B) Noel Pearson
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Eddie Mabo
Answer:
A) Lowitja O’Donoghue

Which educator was a driving force behind the establishment of the Aboriginal Child Care Agency and advocated for Indigenous childcare services?

A) Maybanke Anderson
B) Catherine Helen Spence
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
C) Rachel Perkins

Who founded the Kormilda College, an Indigenous boarding school in the Northern Territory aimed at providing quality education to Indigenous students?

A) Noel Pearson
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Lowitja O’Donoghue
D) Mary MacKillop
Answer:
A) Noel Pearson

Which educator advocated for the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives in the Australian curriculum and co-authored the book ‘Deadly Unna?’.

A) Rachel Perkins
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Noel Pearson
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
C) Noel Pearson

Who was known for establishing the Aboriginal Housing Company and contributed significantly to improving housing conditions for Indigenous Australians?

A) Lowitja O’Donoghue
B) Eddie Mabo
C) Rachel Perkins
D) Jessie Street
Answer:
B

 

 

 

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