Australia questions This is a list of recently added questions about Australia. Play Australia quiz and see all the questions. What is the second largest city in Australia, after Sydney?Melbourne. The four largest cities in Australia are Sydney (4.6 million), Melbourne (4.2 million), Brisbane (2.2 million) and Perth (1.9 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 85% AdelaideAdelaide117BrisbaneBrisbane115MelbourneMelbourne2046PerthPerth118Australia and New Zealand riddles » Which country is Queensland a part of?Australia. Queensland is the second-largest state in Australia, with Brisbane as the capital city. The state was named in honour of Queen Victoria.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% United KingdomUnited Kingdom181CanadaCanada529AustraliaAustralia1559United StatesUnited States403Oceania riddles » What sea lies between Australia and New Zealand?Tasman Sea. The Tasman sea is called “the ditch” in New Zealand and Australia. “To cross the ditch” means “to sail across the Tasman Sea”.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 71% Tasman SeaTasman Sea4774Arafura SeaArafura Sea828Timor SeaTimor Sea504Celebes SeaCelebes Sea525New Zealand riddles » What sea lies between Australia and New Guinea?Arafura sea is warm and shallow. During the last ice age, the sea was dry and formed a bridge for humans to reach Australia.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% Tasman SeaTasman Sea1343Arafura SeaArafura Sea1688Celebes SeaCelebes Sea716Java SeaJava Sea576oceans riddles » To which country does Tasmania belong?Australia. Tasmania is located 240 km (150 mi) to the south of the Australian mainland. It is known as the "Apple Isle" because for many years it has been one of the world's major apple producers.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% AustraliaAustralia1884New ZealandNew Zealand690United KingdomUnited Kingdom141IndiaIndia65islands riddles » What is the capital city of Australia?Canberra. With a population of 381,488, Canberra is Australia's largest inland city.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 80% SydneySydney267MelbourneMelbourne199CanberraCanberra2404WellingtonWellington122capitals riddles » Which country is the leading producer of wool?Australia is the leading producer of wool (25% of global production) which is mostly from Merino sheep. Other large producters of wool are New Zealand, China and the United States (mostly in Texas and New Mexico).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 42% United StatesUnited States335New ZealandNew Zealand3040AustraliaAustralia2992ArgentinaArgentina654animals of Australia riddles » What animal is that?Cassowary. Cassowaries have have horn-like but soft and casques on their heads, up to 18 cm long (7 in). The role of cansques is uncertain. The simplest theory is that they protect the skull from collisions, when the birds lower their heads when running. It could be, however, that the casques help to cool blood, protect from falling fruits or amplify low sounds made by cassowaries.Created by: Shankar Kumareasy 79% emuemu833cassowarycassowary8092pheasantpheasant431great bustardgreat bustard849birds riddles » Who was the first European navigator to reach Australia?Willem Janszoon. Janszoon reached the Gulf of Carpentaira (north of Australia) and made a landfall in 1606. However, he found the land swampy and the people inhospitable. He called the land he had discovered “Nieu Zeland” after the Dutch province of Zeeland, but the name was not adopted and was later used by Abel Tasman for New Zealand.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 21% Francis DrakeFrancis Drake1043John CabotJohn Cabot524Willem JanszoonWillem Janszoon745Abel TasmanAbel Tasman1100Age of Discovery riddles » Which country derives its name from the word "South"?Australia. "Australis" means "South" in Latin. Following European discovery, names for the Australian landmass were often references to the legendary Terra Australis Incognita - an "unknown land of the South" which appeared on many maps since Roman times.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% EgyptEgypt3326ArgentinaArgentina3548AustraliaAustralia10473GeorgiaGeorgia2261Latin riddles » Play Australia quiz and see all the questions.