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Austria... or Australia?

For each statement, guess whether it applies to Austria, Australia, or both.
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First submittedFebruary 12, 2019
Last updatedFebruary 26, 2019
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1. Is in the northern hemisphere
Austria
Australia
Both
2. Has hosted the Olympic Games
Austria
Australia
Both
Austria: 1964 and 1976 Winter Games (Innsbruck). Australia: 1956 and 2000 Summer Games (Melbourne and Sydney)
3. Its capital is also its most populous city
Austria
Australia
Both
Canberra, Australia's capital, is only the 8th largest city in Australia
4. Has stars on its flag
Austria
Australia
Both
5. Has the lower population density of the two
Austria
Australia
6. Has the drier climate on average
Austria
Australia
7. Its second biggest city starts with the letter "G"
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Australia
Both
Graz is the second largest city in Austria
8. Its name is related to a compass direction (ex: north, south, east, west)
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Australia
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Austria’s name means "Eastern Realm" and Australia’s name means "Southern Land"
9. Over 10% of its population lives in its largest city
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Australia
Both
10. Over half of the country is Catholic
Austria
Australia
Both
11. More than 5% of the country has Chinese ancestry
Austria
Australia
Both
12. Has the higher elevation (both average and maximum)
Austria
Australia
13. Is considered to be a high income country
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Australia
Both
14. Has more cows than people (and also more sheep than people)
Austria
Australia
Both
15. Has not suffered any military combat casualties since the end of WWII
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Australia
Both
Australia has fought in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and other wars since the end of WWII. Austria sent a tiny force to Afghanistan but had no casualties.
16. Mining represents the largest sector of its export economy
Austria
Australia
Both
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level 66
Feb 26, 2019
Number 15 is a little bit disputable, because some Austrians died at peacekeeping missions (especially cyprus, golan-heights). They aren't many (around 50), but still more than 0)
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level ∞
Feb 26, 2019
Noted. Personally I wouldn't consider those to be combat casualties. It doesn't really matter for the question, however, since "neither" is not an option, and Australia is obviously incorrect.
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level 62
Feb 26, 2019
I can't believe I brainfarted on the first question and put both. One of those automatic thinking moments, wonder what reasoning behind it my brain had.
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level 61
Feb 27, 2019
Thanks for admitting. I was wondering about the 1% who got that wrong. :D
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level 75
Feb 26, 2019
Harder than I thought it was gonna be -- thank you!
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level 70
Feb 26, 2019
Minor point, but the answer text that comes up in italics for question 2 should read Melbourne (1956) and Sydney (2000), rather than Sydney and Melbourne.
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level ∞
Feb 26, 2019
Okay
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level 53
Apr 5, 2019
Australia is the worst city in Europe.
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level 79
May 4, 2019
And Geodude is the worst X-Man.
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level 77
May 31, 2019
I thought he was a pokemon
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level 79
May 31, 2019
And Corn Flakes are my least favorite ice cream.
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level 43
May 9, 2019
Being Australian I knew most of these but some of the both ones I wasn't quite sure.
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level 54
May 23, 2019
Australia a mining Nation? Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat! (high pitched voice)
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level 57
May 31, 2019
15/16, but being Australian helped.
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level 41
Sep 15, 2019
Yeah same. Missed the Olympics question, flipped up between Australia and both (I knew about Sydney and Melb.) but chose Aus.
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level 77
May 31, 2019
woot 100%
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level 44
May 31, 2019
Noot Noot!!!
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level 52
May 31, 2019
100% with 1m16s left! Not bad for a 64yr old Scotsman living in France! It must be because it is 9am and I have not had a drink yet!!!!
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level 37
May 31, 2019
13/16
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level 66
May 31, 2019
Blast. I speak German, I know Austria is Österreich which literally means "eastern land"... bah.
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level 36
May 31, 2019
Fun quiz, but there should have been a 'none' option
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level 36
May 31, 2019
It would be too confusing. Also, it works pretty well with just a both option
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level 21
Jun 1, 2019
Australia doesn't have more sheep than people!!!! That is NEW ZEALAND not the same country!!!
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level 57
Jun 3, 2019
AUSTRALIA is NOT the SAME country AS New ZEALAND? What??????????????? MY life IS ruined!
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level 21
Jun 1, 2019
Australia doesn't have more sheep than people, That is New Zealand.
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level 21
Jun 1, 2019
As an Australian I am really insulted you would say that without checking first.
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level ∞
Jun 1, 2019
Ouch. This sounds like you are trolling but Australia has about 3 times as many sheep as people. Have a nice day.
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level 40
Jun 1, 2019
Thank you for finally making a test where at least some of Austria is featured! I am from Linz, Upper Austria. I find our country should be acknowledged a bit more, because it has played a great role in European History and isn't all to bad when it comes to economy and architecture. For everyone here, Austria is definitely worth a visit!!! :-)
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level 32
Jun 1, 2019
duly noted!
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level ∞
Oct 9, 2019
I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Salzburg and Vienna. There's a lot of tourists though!