Case Study Australia 2
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Case Study Australia 2

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Australia is sometimes called Oz. A prosperous developed country, Australia ranks highly in many international comparisons of national performance such as human development, quality of life, health care and life expectancy.

Here is our second Geography quiz in the series on Australia.

1.
Which breed of sheep produces the country's high-quality wool?
Merino
Merlot
Mourinho
Romney Marsh
2.
What is the capital of Australia?
Adelaide
Canberra
Melbourne
Sydney
Melbourne was the capital until 1927
3.
Which state of Australia is a small island?
New South Wales
Queensland
Tasmania
Victoria
The capital of Tasmania is Hobart
4.
Sydney created many jobs for what event of 2000?
Expo 2000
The Cricket World Cup
The G8 summit
The Olympic Games
5.
What is the common name for the landform Uluru?
Ayer's Rock
Great Barrier Reef
Mount Kosciuszko
Simpson Desert
The Aborigines believe it to be sacred
6.
The interior of Australia has what name?
The billabong
The outback
The ridgeback
The wasteland
This region has a very low population
7.
Which was the first place settled by the British?
Brisbane
Darwin
Perth
Sydney
8.
By what means did Aborigines traditionally survive?
Burglary
Deep sea fishing
Hunting and gathering
Kangaroo rearing
9.
The outback town of Coober Pedy is important for mining which gemstones?
Diamonds
Opals
Rubies
Sapphires
The film 'Mad Max 3' was shot in Coober Pedy
10.
Which of these is not a major Australian river?
Darling
Honey
Murray
Murrumbidgee
Author:  Jan Crompton

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