Case Study Australia 1
Native Australians are called Aboriginal.

Case Study Australia 1

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Native Australians are Aboriginal. For at least 40,000 years before European settlement in the late 18th century, Australia was inhabited by indigenous Australians distinguished as either Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Try our first Geography quiz on Australia.

1.
Australia's native people have what name?
Aboriginals
Ainu
Bruce
Maoris
They probably migrated from Asia approx. 50,000 years ago
2.
In the 18th century Britain sent what type of people to Australia?
Convicts
Naughty schoolchildren
Policemen
Politicians
3.
Australia is the world's largest exporter of what?
Coffee
Diamonds
Tin
Wool
4.
Which region has the highest population density?
North coast
North-west coast
South-east coast
The center
5.
What is mined in the Kimberley region?
Bauxite
Coal
Diamonds
Iron ore
Kimberley is in the north-west of the country
6.
Which mountain range lies in south-east Australia?
Australian Alps
Australian Andes
Australian Himalayas
Australian Pennines
7.
What is found around Australia's northern coast?
Desert
Ice sheets
Tropical grassland
Tropical rainforest
A result of the heavy rainfall and high temperatures
8.
Why do very few people live in central Australia?
It has a desert climate
It is an earthquake zone
The shops are expensive
There are too many poisonous spiders
Temperatures can reach 50°C in summer!
9.
Which is Australia's only major inland city?
Brisbane
Canberra
Perth
Sydney
10.
Most of Australia's cities grew around what?
Forests
Lakes
Natural harbors
Volcanoes
Very important for trade with other countries
Author:  Jan Crompton

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