The Big Quiz of Australia #1

How much do you know about Australia.
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Last updated: September 1, 2014
First submittedJuly 27, 2014
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Answer
1
What is the capital of Austraila?
Canberra
2
What was the previous capital of Australia?
Melbourne
3
What city of Australia has the biggest population?
Sydney
4
What is the most populated isolated city in the world?
Perth
5
In 1974, cyclone Tracy devastated which Australian city?
Darwin
6
The capital of Queensland is what?
Brisbane
7
What is the second oldest city in Australia?
Hobart
8
What is the capital of South Australia?
Adelaide
9
Ares Rock is located near what town?
Alice Springs
10
Ares Rock is also known as what?
Uluru
11
Cyclone Yasi in 2011 crossed the Queensland coast at which beach?
Mission Beach
12
Where is the Big Marino located in Australia?
Goulburn
13
What is the population of Australia to the nearest hundred thousand?
23 500 000
14
What is the biggest desert in Australia?
The Great Victorian Desert
15
What lies off the northeastern coast of Australia?
The Great Barrier Reef
16
What body of water lies south of South Australia?
Great Australian Bight
17
What body of water lies between Australia and New Zealand?
Tasman Sea
18
What ocean lies to the west of Australia?
Indian Ocean
19
What ocean lies to the east of Australia?
Pacific Ocean
20
What state/territory is isolated from main land Australia?
Tasmania
21
What was Tasmania's original name?
Van Dieman's Land
22
Where did the first fleet arrive in Australia?
Botany Bay
23
In what year did they arrive?
1788
24
Where is the Big Prawn located in Australia?
Ballina
25
Where is the Big Pineapple located in Australia?
Nambour
26
How many states are there in Australia?
6
27
How many territories are there in Australia?
2
28
What is the Australian currency?
Australian dollar
29
What country neighbour's New Zealand?
Australia
30
Which city hosted the 1956 Olympics?
Melbourne
31
Which city hosted the 2000 Olympics?
Sydney
32
Which city hosted the 1938 Commonwealth Games?
Sydney
33
Which city hosted the 1962 Commonwealth Games?
Perth
34
Which city hosted the 1982 Commonwealth Games?
Brisbane
35
Which city hosted the 2006 Commonwealth Games?
Melbourne
36
Where is Tarongo Western Plain Zoo?
Dubbo
37
In what does the Sunshine State exist in?
Queensland
38
What is the race that "Stops the nation" called?
Melbourne Cup
39
What is the highest mountain in Australia?
Mount Kosciuszko
40
Where is the highest mountain in Australia located?
Snowy Mountains
41
What is the longest river in Australia?
The Murray River
42
What is the second longest river the Australia?
Murrumbridgee River
43
What is the second largest desert in Australia?
Great Sandy Desert
44
What is the largest island in the world?
Australia
45
What is the largest sand island in the world?
Fraser Island
46
How long have Indigenous Australians inhabited Australia?
40000 years
47
On what day does Australia Day fall on?
26 January
48
Australia was previously known as what?
New Hollard
49
In what year did the Australian Federation occur?
1901
50
What was the first war Australians took part of as an independent country?
World War One
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Question
Answer
51
What is Australia's longest mountain range?
The Great Dividing Range
52
The popular tourist destination 'The Three Sisters' are located where?
Blue Mountains
53
The Big Hammer is located where in Australia?
Mudgee
54
The Big Orange is located where in Australia?
Tenterfield
55
The Big Cassowary is located where in Australia?
Mission Beach
56
The Big Dugong is located where in Australia?
Rockhampton
57
THe Big Barrel is located where in Australia?
Bundaberg
58
The Big Golf Ball is located where in Australia?
Broadbeach
59
The Big Mango is located where in Australia?
Bowen
60
The Big Marlin is located where in Australia?
Cairns
61
The Big Bee is located where in Australia?
Kingscote
62
The Big Bench is located where in Australia?
Broken Hill
63
The Big Windmill is located where in Australia?
Coffs Harbour
64
The Big Boxing Crocodile is located where in Australia?
Humpty Doo
65
The Big Crocodile is located where in Australia?
Normanton
66
The Big Strawberry is located where in Australia?
Elimbah
67
The Big Lobster is located where in Australia?
Kingston
68
The Big Oyster is located where in Australia?
Ceduna
69
The Big Rocking Horse is located where in Australia?
Gumeracha
70
The Big Yabby in located where in Australia?
Clayton
71
The Big Cherry is located where in Australia?
Latrobe
72
The Big Penguin is located where in Australia?
Penguin
73
The Big Tasmanian Devils is located where in Australia?
Mole Creek
74
The Big Cigar is located where in Australia?
Churchill
75
The Big Dead Fish is located where in Australia?
Fish Creek
76
The Giant Koala is located where in Australia?
Dadswells Bridge
77
The Big Lizard is located where in Australia?
Marysville
78
The Giant Worm is located where in Australia?
Bass
79
The Big Wheelbarrow is located where in Australia?
Port Hedland
80
The Big Golden Guitar is located where in Australia?
Tamworth
81
Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt dissappeared in December 1967 after doing what?
Swimming in the ocean
82
A traditional Easter treat in the U.S. is the Easter Bunny. What is the animal in Australia?
A Bilby
83
In 1856, the Australian government reformed the country's voting process, becoming the first nationto allow what during the election?
Secret Ballots
84
Which two animals appear prominently in the Australian coat of arms?
Red Kangaroo and Emu
85
Vegemite is made from what ingredient?
Yeast
86
The new type of Vegemite is called what?
Ozemite
87
What is Australia's tallest bird?
Emu
88
In the Australian bush ballad "Waltzing Matilda", what does "Matilda" refer to?
A bedroll
89
What is the meaning of Australia?
South Land
90
Which Australian captain declared the innings in a Test when his individual score reached 334 equalling that of Sir Don Bradman?
Mark Taylor
91
What was Sir Don Bradman's Test batting average?
99.94
92
What is a Dingo
Wild Dog
93
When was Paul Keating Prime Minister of Australia?
1991-1996
94
Which Strait seperates Australia from Paupa New Guinea?
Torres Strait
95
Who bolwed underarm in a One Day International?
Trevor Chappell
96
What does ANZAC mean?
Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
97
Who declared Sydney Olypics 2000open?
Governor General William Deane
98
Which Governor General of Australia was Archbishop of Brisbane?
Peter Hollingworth
99
What structure in Delhi resembles the Sydney Oprea House
Lotus Temple
100
Who was Australian of the year in 2007?
Tim Flannery
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Level 15
Oct 10, 2014
these questions arent specific enough..........instead of saying " Where is it" say "what city its in"