Australia Country Quiz

Identify these facts about Australia
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Capital City
Canberra
Most populous city
Sydney
Second most populous city
Melbourne
Largest State
Western Australia
Year of Independence
1901
National Animal
Kangaroo
Miners' rebellion in 1854
Eureka Stockade
Largest and deepest lake
Lake Eyre
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Longest river
Murray
The 'island state'
Tasmania
Name of British fleet that first landed here
First Fleet
...and the bay it landed in
Botany Bay
Prime Minister
Malcolm Turnbull
City bombed by Japan in 1942
Darwin
Nearest country and former territory
Papua New Guinea
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Level 52
May 2, 2017
Techinally, Australia gained independence in 1986
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Level 40
May 3, 2017
1901 is widely recognised as the year of independence for Australia.
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Level 45
Aug 14, 2020
Lake St Clair in Tasmania is the deepest lake.

Scott Morrison is now Australia's PM.

Also many cities including Katherine and Townsville were bombed by Japan in WW2 although Darwin was the most famous, significant and deadliest attack.