Oceania - General Knowledge Question and Answer

Oceania - Question and Answer

Which one is the highest Australian Bravery Award?  


Presidential Medal of Freedom
George Cross
Cross of Valour
Congressional Gold Medal

Answer:

The Cross of Valour was established in 1975 as the highest Australian Bravery Award. The awards were established as part of the institution of the Australian Honours System. The Cross of Valour has been awarded to five Australian civilians and, although there has been no Australian military recipient, they would be eligible in situations where normal honours to the military do not apply.


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Which one is the highest Gallantry award in the Australian Honours System?  


Cross of Valour
Victoria Cross for Australia
Medal for Gallantry
Star of Courage

Answer:

Victoria Cross for Australia is the highest Gallantry award in the Australian Honours System.


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In which year Victoria Cross for Australia established?  


1990
1991
1980
1995

Answer:

15 January 1991 Victoria Cross for Australia established.


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In which year first Victoria Cross for Australia awarded?  


1991
2000
2009
1992

Answer:

16 January 2009 Victoria Cross for Australia first awarded.


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Total How many people awarded Victoria Cross for Australia?  


4
14
10
15

Answer:

Total 4 people awarded Victoria Cross for Australia.


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Which one is the second highest gallantry awards in the Australia?  


Medal for Gallantry
Star of Gallantry
Commendation for Gallantry
Cross of Australia

Answer:

The Star of Gallantry (SG) is a military decoration awarded to personnel of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and other persons recognised by the Minister for Defence. It is awarded for acts of great heroism or conspicuous gallantry in action in circumstances of great peril. It is the second highest of the military gallantry awards in the Australian Honours System, only surpassed by the Victoria Cross or Victoria Cross for Australia (VC).


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Which one is the second highest in the Australian civil bravery decorations?  


Bravery Medal
Star of Courage
Commendation for Brave Conduct
Bravery Medal of Australia

Answer:

The Star of Courage (SC) is a bravery decoration awarded to Australians. It is awarded for acts of conspicuous courage in circumstances of great peril. The SC was created on 14 February 1975. The decoration recognizes acts of bravery by members of the community. They selflessly put themselves in jeopardy to protect the lives or property of others. It is ranked second in the Australian civil bravery decorations in the Australian Honours System. Recipients of the Star of Courage are entitled to use the post-nominal letters "SC".


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