Australia

Australia Trivia

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Easy
Play This Trivia

What company currently produces Vegemite, the Australian spread?

Kraft Foods Click to see the answer

What proportion of Australia is desert?

1 Third

What did Australia abolish in 1985? 

Death Penalty

What is the state capital of South Australia? 

Adelaide

What is the predominant color on the flag of Australia?

Blue

What is the name of the largest desert in Australia?

Great Victoria Desert

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Easy
Play This Trivia

In which region of Australia is Uluru, Ayers Rock? 

Northern Territory Click to see the answer

What is the highest mountain in Tasmania?

 Mt Ossa

What is the largest city in Australia?

Sydney

What is the name of the currency used in Australia?

Dollars

In what year was the Sydney Opera House opened?

1973

What comprises approximately two-thirds of the land mass of Christmas Island?

National Park

What is Australia's national floral emblem?

The Golden Wattle

Complete the name of the natural feature that lies off  Australia: Great Barrier ... 

Reef

What is the capital city of Tasmania?

Hobart

Questions: 24
Difficulty: Easy
Play This Trivia

What is the name of the river that Hobart lies along?

Derwent River Click to see the answer

What marsupial features on the Coat of Arms of Australia?

Kangaroo

What is the 'nickname' for Tasmania?

Apple Isle

In which continent is the country Australia in?

Oceania

What is the official language of Australia?

English

What is the name given to the desert that covers a lot of Australia?

Outback

What is the capital of Australia? 

Canberra

In 1999, who did Australia vote to keep as their head of state? 

The Queen

Big Ben is the name of a volcano on which Australian island? 

Heard Island

When is Australia Day?

Jan-26

Australia is separated from which country by the Tasman Sea?

New Zealand

What is the capital city of Northern Territory in Australia? 

Darwin

How do Australians refer to English people?

Pomes

Darwin is the capital city of which Australian state?

Northern Territory

Near which sea is the capital city of Darwin located?

The Timor Sea

What is the name of the famous reef of the north coast of Australia?

Great Barrier Reef

What is Australia's Great Artesian Basin?

Water source of water 

What is Australia's largest terrestrial predator? 

Dingo

Australia's National Portrait Gallery is located where?

Canberra

How many states are there in Australia?

7

Melbourne in Australia has the largest population of which nationality outside of Europe?

Greek

Australia's land mass is part of which major tectonic plate?

Indo-Australian Plate

What is the surname of former Australian PM Bob? 

Hawke

On which coast of Australia does Melbourne lie? 

South

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Medium
Play This Trivia

Which explorer arrived at Botany Bay in Australia in 1770?

James Cook Click to see the answer

In which state of Australia would you find the area known as the Wheatbelt?

Western Australia

Which Australian animal doesn't need to drink? 

Koala

Which city was Australia's capital from 1901 to 1927? 

Melbourne

Which of these Australian cities is in Tasmania?

Hobart

Which ocean is Australia bordered by?

Pacific

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Medium
Play This Trivia

What was believed to exist in the center of Australia which sent many European explorers scuttling there in the 1820s and 1830s?

A large inland sea Click to see the answer

Which of these was an early name for Jakarta?

Batavia

Which Australian cricketer has the nickname 'The Don'?

Donald Bradman

What is the coldest month on average in New Zealand?

July

Which country, whose capital is Wellington, is near Australia? 

New Zealand

Which Australian city is most famous for its opera house and harbor bridge? 

Sydney

Where was Tasmania's first settlement back in 1803?

Risdon Cove

What's the former name of the Australian landmark Uluru? 

Ayers Rock

How many stars are there on the flag of Australia?

6

Questions: 19
Difficulty: Medium
Play This Trivia

Name the longest river in Australia.

Murray-Darling Click to see the answer

Which of these is not one of the six states of Australia?

Australian Capital Territory

Which is the national flower of Australia?

Golden Wattle

Which river flows through Perth in Australia? 

Swan

What is the name of the town that has Australia's oldest bridge?

Richmond

What is the name of the highest mountain on mainland Australia?

Mount Kosciuszko

Which Australian region reaches furthest north on the mainland? 

Queensland

Which direction is not used in the name of a state in Australia?

East

What is the second largest city in Tasmania?

Launceston

When did Australia gain independence from Britain?

1900s

What is the national language of Australia?

English

Who is the Monarch of Australia?

Elizabeth

Which 'B' is a city in Southeast Australia? 

Broken Hill

Australia is the world's fourth largest exporter of which drink?

Wine

What percentage of Australians live on the coast?

90

What words make up Australia's official name?

Commonwealth of

In what order is Australia in the world's largest countries?

6th

What number should you dial for the emergency services in Australia? 

0

What is the name of the strait between New Guinea and the Australian mainland?

Torres Strait

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Hard
Play This Trivia

Which is the major Australian city on the west coast of the country? 

Perth Click to see the answer

Which of these is a nickname for the Australian rugby union team? 

Wallabies

Which of these is an island in Australian territory? 

Christmas Island

In which state of Australia would you find the area known as Arnhem Land?

Northern Territory

Which of these is the name of a rock formation in Australia?

Three Sisters

What is special about Fraser Island near Queensland, Australia?

World's largest sand island

Questions: 17
Difficulty: Hard
Play This Trivia

Which of these is a famous town in the center of Australia? 

Alice Springs Click to see the answer

Which mainland Australian city lies closest to Kangaroo Island? 

Adelaide

What is the longest river in Tasmania, Australia?

South Esk River

Which of these is NOT one of the states and territories that make up Australia? 

Eastern Territories

Which of these was the original name for the island of Tasmania?

Van Diemen's Land

Which of these is the name of a state in Australia?

Victoria

Which other nation's flag appears on the flag of Australia?

Britain

On which of these Australian islands is there an active volcano?

Heard Island

What is the 2013 population of Australia to the nearest million?

23 million

Which of these is a term for Australians from New South Wales?

Cockroaches

Which of these Australian cities lies furthest south? 

Melbourne

What is the longest river in New South Wales, Australia?

Murray River

Who made a national apology to Indigenous Australians in 2007?

Kevin Rudd

In which mountain range in Australia is Mount Kosciuszko in?

Snowy Mountains

Which constellation, seen in Australia, cannot be seen from the Northern Hemisphere?

Southern Cross

What is the capital city of the Australian state of Western Australia?

Perth

Which is the most southerly state of mainland Australia? 

Victoria

Related Collections