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Trivia Quiz - Australian Geography

Geographical teasers about the world's driest, flattest continent. Ten teasers on Australian geography trivia and facts!

Quiz Number: 3199
Date Submitted: September 12, 2009
Quiz Categories: Science & Nature
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 41.7 percent
Times Taken: 103 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4

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1. What is Australia's second longest river?
  A.   Darling
  B.   Murrumbidgee
  C.   Lachlan
  D.   Diamantina

2. How much of Australia lies in the tropics?
  A.   1/2
  B.   1/3
  C.   1/4
  D.   1/5

3. Australia's coastline is approximately how long?
  A.   12 000 km
  B.   20 000 km
  C.   25 000 km
  D.   36 000 km

4. In area, what is Australia's second largest state?
  A.   South Australia
  B.   New South Wales
  C.   Queensland
  D.   Northern Territory

5. In which state or territory will you find the town of Andamooka?
  A.   Western Australia
  B.   Northern Territory
  C.   Queensland
  D.   South Australia

6. What road connects Mt Isa in Queensland to the Northern Territory?
  A.   Barkly Highway
  B.   Stuart Highway
  C.   Sturt Highway
  D.   Tablelands Highway

7. What is Australia's largest national park?
  A.   Gregory
  B.   Kakadu
  C.   Sterling
  D.   Lake Eyre

8. To which state or territory does Australia's largest island belong? (Tasmania is regarded as a state)
  A.   Northern Territory
  B.   Tasmania
  C.   Western Australia
  D.   Queensland

9. What type of rock is Uluru (Ayer's Rock) composed of?
  A.   Granite
  B.   Limestone
  C.   Sandstone
  D.   Basalt

10. In which state is Australia's highest waterfall?
  A.   New South Wales
  B.   Tasmania
  C.   Victoria
  D.   Queensland®   

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