Australia questions This is a list of recently added questions about Australia. Play Australia quiz and see all the questions. What is the name of the James Cook Barque during his first expedition? (discovert of the south-east coast of Australia)The Endeavour. HMS Endeavour was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded on his first voyage of discovery, to Australia and New Zealand, from 1769 to 1771. In April 1770, Endeavour became the first ship to reach the east coast of Australia, when Cook went ashore at what is now known as Botany Bay. Endeavour then sailed north along the Australian coast. Created by: Tschuka very hard 35% The Australia The Australia 139The ChristineThe Christine234The EndeavourThe Endeavour314The Freedom of the SeasThe Freedom of the Seas202geographic discoveries riddles » Where do laughing kookaburras live?Australia. The laughing kookaburra is native to eastern mainland Australia, but has also been introduced to parts of New Zealand, Tasmania, and Western Australia. It occupies dry eucalypt forest, woodland, city parks and gardens. This species is sedentary and occupies the same territory throughout the year.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 66% AsiaAsia45South AmericaSouth America86AustraliaAustralia279AfricaAfrica12birds riddles » Who was the first to circumnavigate Australia?Matthew Flinders. Captain Matthew Flinders RN was an English navigator and cartographer, who was the leader of the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent. Flinders made three voyages to the southern ocean between 1791 and 1810. In the second voyage, George Bass and Flinders confirmed that Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) was an island. In the third voyage, Flinders circumnavigated the mainland of what was to be called Australia, accompanied by Aboriginal man Bungaree.Created by: Tschuka very hard 28% Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus 28Abel TasmanAbel Tasman243Matthew FlindersMatthew Flinders130Charles SturtCharles Sturt48sailors riddles » This cattle from India is very popular in South America and Australia. What is it?Zebu is a species or subspecies of domestic cattle originating in South Asia. Zebu are characterised by a fatty hump on their shoulders, a large dewlap, and sometimes drooping ears. They are well adapted to withstanding high temperatures, and are farmed throughout the tropical countries. Created by: Tschuka very hard 31% ZebuZebu483WatusiWatusi473HindiHindi401ArgentinoArgentino168cattle riddles » Which Australian state is the most populous?New South Wales is the oldest and most populous state of Australia with population of just under 8 million. Created by: Ninjaivery hard 34% VictoriaVictoria367QueenslandQueensland678New South WalesNew South Wales688Western AustraliaWestern Australia269demography riddles » How much does koala bear sleep each day?Up to 22 h. Koala bear sleep between 18 and 22 hours a day. The reason for that is its diet. Eucalyptus leaves aren't very caloric which forces koala to saving energy due to slow metabolism.Created by: Ninjaihard 43% up to 8 h up to 8 h 15up to 12 hup to 12 h51up to 16 hup to 16 h193up to 22 hup to 22 h200animals riddles » How old was the world's oldest greater flamingo?Over 80. Greater was the world's oldest greater flamingo, residing at the Adelaide Zoo in Adelaide, Australia. It was at least 83 years old, having arrived at the zoo from either Cairo or Hamburg in either 1933, 1930, 1925, or 1919, at which point it was already a full-grown adult. On October 29, 2008, Greater was attacked and beaten by four teenagers. In late January 2014, Greater's health deteriorated even further, and the decision was made to euthanize Greater.Created by: Merginsvery hard 37% approximately 15 approximately 15455 approximately 30 approximately 301923 approximately 50 approximately 502320over 80over 802769animal records riddles » 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% AdelaideAdelaide233BrisbaneBrisbane264MelbourneMelbourne4788PerthPerth303Australia 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 Kingdom407CanadaCanada1204AustraliaAustralia3429United StatesUnited States819Oceania 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 Sea10825Arafura SeaArafura Sea1886Timor SeaTimor Sea1374Celebes SeaCelebes Sea1390New Zealand riddles » Play Australia quiz and see all the questions.