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2

What is the real name for Ayers Rock?

Uluru.

3

Who are the native people of Australia?

Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders are the native people.

4

What is the Australian tree with a really fat trunk?

It is a boab tree.

5

What are Aussie cowgirls called?

Aussie cowgirls are called jillaroos.

6

Which two animals are on the Australian coat of arms?

A kangaroo and an emu?

7

What do koalas eat?

They eat the leaves of the eucalyptus tree.

8

How do kangaroos carry their joeys?

In a pocket on their mummy's tummy called a 'pouch'.

9

How far can a kangaroo jump?

A kangaroo can jump up to nine metres (9m).

10

What are the huge rocks on Great Ocean Road called?

They are calledThe Twelve Apostles.

11

What are Aussie surfers called?

They are called 'grommets'.

12

What are the two most famous landmarks in Sydney Harbour?

The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House.

13

What sport is most famously played in Australia at the MCG?

Cricket. It is the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

14

What is the highest waterfall in Australia?

Wallaman Falls.

15

What do Australians remember on Anzac Day?

The landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli, Turkey.

16

What flag is black at the top, red at the bottom, with a large yellow circle in the middle?

The flag of the Australian Aborigines.

17

Which grown-ups vote in Australia?

All grown-ups have to vote by law.

18

What happened on 1st January 1901?

The six states joined together to make Australia.

19

Why is Australia sometimes called the land "Down Under"?

Because if you look on a map, it is located in the bottom half of the Earth.

20

What are lamingtons?

Lamingtons are a type of cake that Australians love to eat! Lamingtons are made by dipping pieces of sponge cake in chocolate sauce and then rolling them in coconut.

21

Where do Australian crocodiles tend to live?

They tend to live in the north of Australia.

22

Which Australian was known as 'The Crocodile Hunter'?

Steve Irwin.

23

What did Steve Irwin do?

He was a conservationist - he looked after lots of animals.

24

How did Steve die?

Steve was killed by a stingray barb while swimming in the sea in 2006.

25

What was Sydney Opera House designed to look like?

Sydney Opera House was designed to look like the white sails of a ship.

26

What is Australia's capital city?

Canberra is Australia's capital city.

27

What is Australia's biggest city?

Sydney is Australia's biggest city.

28

Can you name all the Australian states?

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.

29

Which is the largest state (area)?

Western Australia. It is ten times larger than the United Kingdom!

30

Which state has the most people?

New South Wales.

31

When it is Christmas in Australia, what season is it there?

Summer! Australians often celebrate Christmas on the beach!

32

Where do Australians often celebrate Christmas?

Australians often celebrate Christmas on the beach!

33

What do koalas drink?

Nothing! They get all the water they need from eating leaves and never have to have a drink.

34

How many small stars are there on this flag's fly half?

The Northern Territory.

35

What is the Great Barrier Reef?

The Great Barrier Reef is a coral reef in the sea on the north-eastern coast of Australia.

36

Which country has the most fatal shark attacks in the world?

Australia.

37

What are the three deadliest sharks?

The great white shark, the tiger shark and the bull shark.

38

What type of flag is the Australian flag?

It is called a 'defaced blue ensign'.

39

How many small stars are there on this flag's fly half?

There are five stars on the flag's fly half.

40

What do the five stars on the flag's fly half represent?

They represent the stars of the Southern Cross constellation.

41

How many points are there on the large star on the flag's hoist half?

There are seven points on the largest star.