Miner to MagnateQuiz | Updated 5 years agoThe Mid West Region covers just under 470,000 square kilometres (including offshore islands), or nearly one-fifth of Western Australia. Mining has long been a part of the region’s history - since Aboriginal people mined for ochre about 30,000 years ago. Try your luck with the Miner to Magnate Quiz and discover many remarkable facts about our past and present mining heritage. There is one question after each piece of information. Each correct score earns you five points. Your score in each part will help you advance from a very poor Miner to a very rich Mining Magnate (a Mining Magnate is another name for a tycoon, a person who has made a lot of money from mining and/or owns lots of mines). See if you can advance towards becoming a very rich mining magnate. Good luck! Take the Miner to Magnate quiz View the discussion thread.