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% AdelaideAdelaide209BrisbaneBrisbane231MelbourneMelbourne4150PerthPerth255Australia 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 Kingdom361CanadaCanada1023AustraliaAustralia2983United StatesUnited States738Oceania 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.orgaverage 69% Tasman SeaTasman Sea9720Arafura SeaArafura Sea1733Timor SeaTimor Sea1273Celebes SeaCelebes Sea1294New 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 37% Tasman SeaTasman Sea3223Arafura SeaArafura Sea3792Celebes SeaCelebes Sea1726Java SeaJava Sea1392oceans 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% AustraliaAustralia3149New ZealandNew Zealand1186United KingdomUnited Kingdom242IndiaIndia102islands 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% SydneySydney459MelbourneMelbourne342CanberraCanberra3895WellingtonWellington172capitals 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 41% United StatesUnited States408New ZealandNew Zealand3775AustraliaAustralia3549ArgentinaArgentina796animals 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% emuemu1041cassowarycassowary10040pheasantpheasant528great bustardgreat bustard1022birds 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 Drake1372John CabotJohn Cabot728Willem JanszoonWillem Janszoon962Abel TasmanAbel Tasman1391Age 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 52% EgyptEgypt4453ArgentinaArgentina4841AustraliaAustralia13220GeorgiaGeorgia2884Latin riddles » Play Australia quiz and see all the questions.