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1

kucka something straight

False

2

Sydney is the capital of Australia

False

3

Mt. Kashiko is the highest point in Australia

True

4

Term ab. means from the outback

False

5

Victoria was the sight

False

6

Australia us the only land bridge

True

7

Tasmania is the orange island

False

8

Is the most fertile

False

9

Aquafire

False

10

Australia was the last... Europeans

True

11

Outback, mining, farming

True

12

What is the highest point in Australia?

Mount Kosciviszko

13

Australia is the worlds leading producer of what product?

Gold

14

What is the state capital of Queensland?

Brisbane

15

What is the most important water system in Australia?

Murray River

16

Name three unique animals to Australia?

Platypus, Emus, Koalas

17

What is the water bubbling to the surface called?

Artesian wells

18

Where is Australia's lowest point located?

Lake Eyre

19

What harbor became the site of the first English settlement in Australia?

Botany Bay

20

What is the largest coral formation in the world?

Great Barrier Reef

21

What is the largest state of Australia?

Western Australia

22

Koalas get all their water and nourishment from _____ leaves

Eucalyptus

23

Australia was first settled as a ____ after ______ sent them to prison colony in Georgia

Prison . American Revolution

24

Australias youngest state ____, is called the _____

Queensland. Sunshine stat

25

Who were the first settlers of Australia?

Aborigines

26

Compare Australia and the United States in geography, settlement , and government

-Both settled by British
-Both countries organized by states under God
-Both countries have written constitution
-Both countries have similar terrain

27

Australias largest city

Sydney

28

State capital of Victoria

Melbourne

29

Capital of Australia

Canberra

30

State capital of Queensland

Brisbane

31

State capital of South Australia

Adelaide

32

Satte capital of Western Australia

Perth

33

New Zealand's largest city

Auckland

34

Hobart is the capital of

Tasmania

35

What is Jump-backs in the Australian term for?

Sheep

36

Who were the first inhabitants of New Zealand?

Maori

37

What is sparsely populated inferior of Australia known as?

Outback

38

What is the largest coral formation in the world known as?

Great Barrier Reef

39

What harbor became the site of the first English settlement in Australia?

Botany Bay

40

What was Australia first settled as?

Prison

41

Many consider the _____ the most beautiful building ...

Sydney Opera House

42

What is the world's largest monolith?

Ayers Rock

43

What is New Zealand's highest mountain?

Mount cook

44

What Plain is the flattest landform on earth?

Nullarbor

45

What area in the Northern territory is sometimes called the Red center of Australia?

Simpson Desert

46

What is the complex of mountains and hills running parallel to Australia's east coast?

Great dividing ridge