10 most difficult Australia riddles A list of ten (out of 30) Australia related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Australia quiz How much of Australia coastline is desertous? (out of total 21,262 miles/34,218 km)140 miles (180 km). More than 40% of Australia's land is classified as desert, but almost all of it is located inland. The Great Sandy Desert is the only one to extend to the coast, forming the long sweep of the Eighty Miles Beach (which is actually 140 miles long).very hard 21% 140 miles (180 km)140 miles (180 km)21%1,000 miles (1,600 km)1,000 miles (1,600 km)14%3,000 miles (4,800 km)3,000 miles (4,800 km)24%14,000 miles (22,500 km)14,000 miles (22,500 km)39%Created by: Cleo. Statistics based on 4647 answers in 2 languages »geography of Australia 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.very hard 21% Francis DrakeFrancis Drake31%John CabotJohn Cabot16%Willem JanszoonWillem Janszoon21%Abel TasmanAbel Tasman31%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3998 answers in 4 languages »Age of Discovery riddles » Australian Gibson Desert is named after Alfred Gibson. Who was he?A man who got lost in the desert. The Gibson Desert was named by explorer Ernest Giles after a member of his party, who became lost and presumably died in the desert. There is almost nothing known about Alfred Gibson apart from his appearance.very hard 28% a man who got lost in the deserta man who got lost in the desert28%first president of Australiafirst president of Australia11%explorer that first crossed Australiaexplorer that first crossed Australia50%famous Australian poetfamous Australian poet9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7223 answers in 4 languages »deserts 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.very hard 36% Tasman SeaTasman Sea31%Arafura SeaArafura Sea36%Celebes SeaCelebes Sea17%Java SeaJava Sea14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7711 answers in 9 languages »oceans riddles » This is a satellite photo of a large Australian City. Which city is that?Canberra is the only major Australian city without sea access. With a population of 358,000, it is Australia's eighth-largest city overall.very hard 37% MelbourneMelbourne27%SydneySydney22%CanberraCanberra37%BrisbaneBrisbane12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11028 answers in 2 languages »satellite images riddles » On which continent you may find dromedary camels in the wild?In Australia. The domesticated form occurs widely in North Africa, South Asia and the Middle East, but the only population in the wild is in Australia. Dromedary camels were brought over by the early colonizers as pack animals. They became redundant with the arrival of motor transport, and today's feral herds are their ascendants.very hard 37% in Africain Africa30%in Europein Europe2%in Australiain Australia37%in Asiain Asia29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9267 answers in 4 languages »animals of Australia 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).hard 41% United StatesUnited States4%New ZealandNew Zealand44%AustraliaAustralia41%ArgentinaArgentina9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7785 answers in 2 languages »New Zealand riddles » Where is Bali?At point 3. Bali is the largest tourist destination in Indonesia. According to BBC Travel released in 2011, Bali is one of the World's Best Islands, rank in second after Greece. Since 2011, China has displaced Japan as the second-largest supplier of tourists to Bali, while Australia still tops the list.hard 47% at point 1at point 111%at point 2at point 214%at point 3at point 347%at point 4at point 427%Created by: Andy Sealy. Statistics based on 26266 answers in 2 languages »geography of Indonesia riddles » What is British Marmite or Australian Vegemite made of?Yeast. Marmite and Vegemite are traditionally eaten as a savory spread on bread or toast. The product is made of brewer's used yeast, which would be thrown away otherwise. The product sales boosted after the discovery that it is a rich source of the vitamin B complex. During the First World War, British troops were issued with Marmite as part of their rations.hard 48% oniononion14%fishfish11%yeastyeast48%chestnutchestnut25%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 14204 answers in 2 languages »cuisine riddles » Which continent is that?Africa. This map of Africa is rotated so the continent shape resembles Australia.hard 48% AustraliaAustralia44%AsiaAsia4%AfricaAfrica48%North AmericaNorth America2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17668 answers in 3 languages »continents riddles » Play Australia quiz and see all the questions.