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Australia quiz

  1. 2. What’s the name of this island?
  2. 3. Australia has … km of coastline. a) 15,166 b) 27,853 c) 34,218
  3. 4. The highest mountain in Australia is…? a) Mount Augustus b) Mount Kosciuszko c) Mawson Peak
  4. 5. One of the first names for Australia was Terra Australis . What does the word “australis” mean?
  5. 6. What nationality was Abel Tasman, the explorer that discovered Tasmania?
  6. 7. What is the name of a famous British explorer that claimed New South Wales for Britain in 1770?
  7. 8. The British Crown Colony of New South Wales was formed on 26 Jan 1788. What holiday do Australians celebrate on this day?
  8. 9. What is the term used to describe the removal of Aboriginal children from their homes that occured from 1869 to 1970s?
  9. 10. What WW1 battle is considered as the birth of the Australian and NZ nations? a) Gallipoli b) Siege of Kut c) Megiddo
  10. 11. What year was the Aborigines given the right to vote?
  11. 12. What is this man playing?
  12. 13. What’s the name for the Aboriginal stories about the Creation?
  13. 14. <ul><li>Peter Weir ( Dead Poets Society, The Truman Show ) </li></ul><ul><li>Baz Luhrmann ( Moulin Rouge!, Romeo&Juliet ) </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Jackson ( the Lord of the Rings trilogy ) </li></ul>Which of these directors is NOT Australian?
  14. 15. Which of these actors IS Australian? a) Ryan Reynolds b) Collin Farrell c) Geoffrey Rush
  15. 16. What year did Australia host the Summer Olympics?
  16. 17. What do the Australians call this type of land?
  17. 18. How many metric tons of CO 2 per capita do Australians emit (2007)? <ul><li>17,9 </li></ul><ul><li>25,8 </li></ul><ul><li>55,6 </li></ul>
  18. 19. How many national parks are there in Australia? <ul><li>100 </li></ul><ul><li>over 500 </li></ul><ul><li>over 700 </li></ul>
  19. 20. Which site is NOT on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List? a) 12 Apostles b) SOH c) Uluru
  20. 21. What is the name of the family of animals kangaroo, wombat and koala belong to (hrv. tobolčari)?
  21. 22. What is this animal called?
  22. 23. The red kangaroo appears on the Coat of Arms of Australia together with what other endemic Australian animal?
  23. 24. Which of these mammals was brought to Australia by humans? <ul><li>dingo </li></ul><ul><li>platypus </li></ul><ul><li>koala </li></ul>
  24. 25. A marsupial baby is known as a …?
  25. 26. Which Australian animal is the largest living carnivorous marsupial on Earth?