Quiz by our Oz-studies students – How much do YOU know about Oz?

 

  1. What is the percentage of kangaroo meat produced in Australia, consumed by Australians.
    a)      70%                b)    20%               c)    30%                d)    55%
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  2. A healthy female Koala can produce one baby each year for about 12 years.        (t / f)
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  3. How big is the area of Australia?
    a) 6 439 684 sq. km          b) 7 686 850 sq. km          c) 8 735 313 sq.km            d) 6 939 763 sq. km
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  4. Australia is the lowest, flattest and oldest continental landmass on Earth.             (t / f)
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  5. What is the record high/low in the month December in Uluru?
    a) 45.5°C / 5.1°C
    b) 47.0°C / 9.9°C        c) 47.0°C / 5°C
    d) 46.3°C / 10°C
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  6. Bob Hawke, who was Prime minister of Australia from 1983 to 1991 held the world record for drinking a pint of beer in the fastest time.          (t / f)
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  7. Sharks are immune to all known diseases. (t / f)
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  8. Which animal is the most dangerous in Australia in terms of deaths?
    a) Taipan (snake)             b) Saltwater crocodile    c) Box Jellyfish   d) Blue Ring Octopus
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  9. What is the name of Australia’s Prime Minister?
    a) Maria Billard                  b) Julia Green                    c) Julia Gillard                     d) Julia Roberts
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  10. The biggest cattle station in Australia is almost the same size as
    a) Switzerland                   b) Spain                                c)France                               d)Belgium
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  11. The average Australian consumes 165 000 eggs in his/her lifetime. (t / f)
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  12. 1,70% of immigrants are from New Zealand. (t / f)
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  13. What is the population density in Australia?
    a) 28 per sq. km                                b) 12 per sq. km                                c) 3 per sq. km                   d) 80 per sq. km
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  14. How long is the Great Barrier Reef?
    a) 910 km                             b) 3010 km
    c) 1010 km                           d) 2010 km
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  15. Where is the largest remaining tram public transport system in the world?
    a) Melbourne                    b) Sydney
    c) Zurich                               d) San Francisco
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  16. How many km are there between the West Coast and the East Coast?
    a)3000                                   b) 4000
    c) 4500                                  d) 5000
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  17. The Commonwealth of Australia was founded in 1901 when 5 independent British colonies agreed to join together. (t / f)
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  18. When the European arrived in Australia approximately how many Aboriginal people live there?
    a) 80 000                              b)120 000                             c) 25 000                               d) 350 000
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  19. In which States you can find Kangaroo Island?
    a) New South Wales       b) Northern Territory     c) South Australia             d) Western Australia
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  20. The name of the Australian Outback is Road to nowhere. (t / f)

 

GOOD LUCK!
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Solutions are going to be posted next week…

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