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Interesting Australia Trivia

A selection of Australian trivia that avoids *most* of the stereotypes.
Quiz by ahikerfromaustralia
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First submittedOctober 20, 2017
Last updatedOctober 20, 2017
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World's oldest rainforest (135 My)
Daintree Rainforest
Film set in a post-apocalyptic version of Australia
Mad Max
Pre-eminent sport originating from Australia
Australian rules football
Governing party
Liberal Party of Australia
Largest lake
Lake Eyre
Plays "Thor" in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Chris Hemsworth
Mountainous island state sometimes known as the "Apple Isle"
Tasmania
The 9th state or territory
Jervis Bay Territory
World's most liveable city; tipped to exceed Sydney's population
Melbourne
Year of federation
1901
Mountain range extending from ACT to Victoria
Australian Alps
GDP ranking
13 (following Russia)
Bird responsible for over 3,000 attacks in 2017 so far
Magpie
Largest export
Iron Ore
Current population (to the nearest million)
25 million
A phrase or word meaning "no chance"
"Buckley's" or "Buckley's chance"
Second-most common country of birth
United Kingdom
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level 65
Oct 21, 2017
I thought the 9th Territory answer was Norfolk Island. I guess technically Jervis Bay is a separate territory to the ACT even though they abide by ACT laws and are part of the ACT for federal election purposes and representation. Interesting.
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level 23
Oct 22, 2017
According to my research, Norfolk Island is an external territory, along with Heard Island and Christmas Island.