Or perhaps a quiz to keep the four corners from closing in?
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1. Did 393 Chinese coolies from Macao arrive in Hobart Town in 1851, as mentioned in Jupp’s The Australian People?
2. New Gold Mountain is the obvious translation of 新金山 (San Gum Saan/Xin Jin Shan).
3. The White Australia policy’s Dictation Test was made unfairly difficult so that Chinese people and other non-English speakers could not enter Australia.
4. When the first lot of Chinese gold seekers turned up in Bathurst in 1856 they sold souvenir fans to the locals.
5. The answers revealed here are all amazingly true.