Statistics for 100 Questions about Australia

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  • The average score is 53 of 100

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
CapitalCanberra
97%
Biggest citySydney
96%
Second-biggest cityMelbourne
96%
CurrencyAustralian dollar
95%
Third-biggest cityBrisbane
93%
Biggest city in the WestPerth
93%
Most populous stateNew South Wales
92%
Three best-known animalsKangaroo
86%
Largest coral reef systemGreat Barrier Reef
86%
Large sandstone rock "near" the aboveUluru
84%
Three best-known animalsKoala
83%
Biggest city in Northern TerritoryDarwin
82%
Official languageNone
82%
Island state originally known as Van Diemen's LandTasmania
78%
Name for the indigenous AustraliansAborigines
78%
Most popular tourist attractions in the biggest citySydney {Opera} {House}
76%
City located near the geographic centreAlice Springs
75%
Vast, remote interior of AustraliaOutback
75%
Australia got its independence from whom?United Kingdom
74%
This star constellation can be found on Australia‘s flagSouthern Cross
72%
Three best-known animalsEmu
71%
Most famous beach in SydneyBondi Beach
70%
National airline companyQantas
70%
It will always returnBoomerang
70%
Very famous food spreadVegemite
70%
Other name for the aboveAyers Rock
70%
Current monarchElizabeth II
70%
Sport that attracts the most peopleAustralian rules football
68%
What does barbie mean?Barbecue
68%
His most famous workWaltzing {Matilda}
68%
These two animals are the only egg-laying mammals and live of course in AustraliaPlatypus
67%
The two most popular nicknamesthe Land {Down} {Under}
67%
Tube-shaped musical instrument of Indigenous AustraliansDidgeridoo
67%
If an Australian invites you to "Macca's", where will you end up?McDonald's
66%
What does sheila mean?Woman
66%
The Crocodile HunterSteve Irwin
66%
National gemstoneOpal
64%
Most popular tourist attractions in the biggest citySydney {Harbour} {Bridge}
64%
This way of taking a photo of yourself is actually an Australian inventionSelfie
63%
Which leaves does the latter love to eat?Eucalyptus
63%
Longest riverMurray River
62%
Best-selling newspaperThe Australian
62%
Famous band 2: Back in BlackAC/DC
61%
What is celebrated on January 26?Australia Day
61%
Best-known Australian TV soap operaNeighbours
59%
Official national anthemAdvance Australia Fair
59%
What does arvo mean?Afternoon
58%
Australian version of Burger KingHungry Jack's
53%
How do you call a labrador-poodle breed mix?Labradoodle
51%
Official nickname of the Australian national soccer teamthe Socceroos
51%
Famous band 1: Stayin' aliveBee Gees
51%
Which military corps is honored every 25 April?ANZAC
51%
Recording device to investigate flight accident, invented by AustraliansBlack box
51%
Biggest political partiesLabor Party
50%
National flowerGolden Wattle
50%
If an Australian crosses the Ditch, where will he end up?in New Zealand
50%
Official nameCommonwealth of Australia
49%
Meringue dessert and national dessert (disputed with New Zealand)Pavlova
47%
These two animals are the only egg-laying mammals and live of course in AustraliaEchidna
46%
Universal health care systemMedicare
45%
Group of ships that arrived in 1788First Fleet
45%
Mapping service by Google, established by AustraliansGoogle Maps
45%
Current prime ministerScott Morrison
45%
National broadcasting companyABC
43%
This cricketer is seen as the greatest batsman of all timeDonald Bradman
43%
Actress known for The HoursNicole Kidman
43%
The two most popular nicknamesOz
42%
Sparsely populated regions outside the metropolitan areasthe Bush
39%
Invented deadly animal used to scare touristsDrop Bear
39%
Lake Hillier is a very special lake. What colour does its water have?Pink
38%
Founder of WikiLeaksJulian Assange
38%
Famous character with a huge glasses and purple hairDame Edna Everage
38%
'Down Under', by this band, became a patriotic song in AustraliaMen at Work
37%
Media mogul and establisher of Fox NewsRupert Murdoch
37%
Australia's two biggest deserts{Great} {Sandy} Desert
37%
In 1933, this state voted to secede, the government prohibited itWestern Australia
36%
Australian term for a ranchStation
36%
Policy banning Asians and Pacific Islanders from entering to Australia, 1901-1973{White} {Australia} Policy
36%
Pest-exclusion fence longer than 5,000 km{Dingo} Fence
36%
What is 'Kalgoorlie'?a city
32%
Prime Minister who went swimming (in office) and was never seen againHarold Holt
30%
Largest lakeLake Eyre
30%
Truck pulling many trailersRoad Train
29%
Passenger train that crosses the Australian desert north to southThe Ghan
29%
What's the correct phonetic spelling of the above?KAN-bra
28%
Australia's two biggest deserts{Great} {Victoria} Desert
28%
Anna Creek is the biggest ^ and with 24,000 km2
slightly larger than this Middle East country
Israel
24%
Longest-serving prime ministerRobert Menzies
22%
Highest, almost unpronounceable mountainMount Kosciuszko
22%
Famous bush poetBanjo Paterson
22%
Biggest political partiesCoalition
21%
Largest airportKingsford Smith Intl.
18%
This soprano can be found on the $100 noteDame Nellie Melba
18%
A town in Queensland was named after a year. Which one?1770
17%
Melbourne used to be called by this superheroic nameBatmania
16%
1906 silent film and oldest full-length filmThe Story of the {Kelly} {Gang}
14%
Most popular pizza toppingPizza Hawaii
11%
Probably the only place where Chinese are the majorityChristmas Island
9%
What is 'Migaloo'?a white whale
8%
Australian term for a disadvantaged state{Cinderella} State
1%

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