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96 Australia Trivia Questions To Test If You're An Aussie

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December 6, 2022

Australia is a land of wonder. There are exotic animals, incredible historical events (the Great Emu War, anyone?), and insane ecosystems. Even lifelong residents can get stumped with the sheer amount of knowledge that comes with this continent/country. You could fill several libraries with all the trivia you could ask, but this Australia quiz limits it to 96 questions.

Do you know the difference between a kangaroo and a wallaby? The significance of Uluru to the aboriginal population? Or the origin of Australia as a British colony and other historical events? 

Australia has enough trivia to stump even the most experienced of quizzers. However, if you think you’ve got the chops (and down under know-how) to top even citizens of the country, then put your mind and mettle against these Australia trivia questions and answers. 

In need of more traveling trivia? Be sure to check out our trivia quizzes on Africa, Europe, and Geography.

1. What is the capital city of Northern Territory in Australia?

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2. Name the longest river in Australia.

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3. Which is the major Australian city on the west coast of the country?

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4. What's the former name of the Australian landmark Uluru?

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5. What is the largest city in Australia?

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6. What percentage of Australians live on the coast?

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1. What is the capital city of Tasmania?

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2. How do Australians refer to English people?

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3. What is the capital city of the Australian state of Western Australia?

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4. Where was Tasmania's first settlement back in 1803?

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5. What is the predominant color on the flag of Australia?

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6. When is Australia Day?

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1. When did Australia gain independence from Britain?

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2. In 1999, who did Australia vote to keep as their head of state?

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3. How many stars are there on the flag of Australia?

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4. Which city was Australia's capital from 1901 to 1927?

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5. In which state of Australia would you find the area known as the Wheatbelt?

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6. Which of these Australian cities lies furthest south?

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1. Complete the name of the natural feature that lies off  Australia: Great Barrier ...

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2. Which of these was an early name for Jakarta?

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3. Which constellation, seen in Australia, cannot be seen from the Northern Hemisphere?

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4. What is the longest river in New South Wales, Australia?

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5. Who is the Monarch of Australia?

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6. Australia's National Portrait Gallery is located where?

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1. Which of these is a nickname for the Australian rugby union team?

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2. What comprises approximately two-thirds of the land mass of Christmas Island?

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3. What is the state capital of South Australia?

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4. Which of these was the original name for the island of Tasmania?

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5. Which country, whose capital is Wellington, is near Australia?

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6. In what year was the Sydney Opera House opened?

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1. What is the name of the famous reef of the north coast of Australia?

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2. Which of these is NOT one of the states and territories that make up Australia?

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3. Who made a national apology to Indigenous Australians in 2007?

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4. What is the coldest month on average in New Zealand?

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5. What is the national language of Australia?

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6. In which region of Australia is Uluru, Ayers Rock?

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1. Australia is separated from which country by the Tasman Sea?

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2. What is the 'nickname' for Tasmania?

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3. Near which sea is the capital city of Darwin located?

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4. What is the name of the strait between New Guinea and the Australian mainland?

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5. What marsupial features on the Coat of Arms of Australia?

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6. Which of these Australian cities is in Tasmania?

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1. Which ocean is Australia bordered by?

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2. Which is the most southerly state of mainland Australia?

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3. What is the name of the largest desert in Australia?

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4. Which river flows through Perth in Australia?

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5. Which of these is the name of a state in Australia?

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6. What words make up Australia's official name?

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1. Which of these is not one of the six states of Australia?

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2. What is the name of the river that Hobart lies along?

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3. Australia's land mass is part of which major tectonic plate?

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4. What proportion of Australia is desert?

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5. Melbourne in Australia has the largest population of which nationality outside of Europe?

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6. What is the longest river in Tasmania, Australia?

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1. What is Australia's national floral emblem?

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2. Which Australian city is most famous for its opera house and harbor bridge?

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3. On which coast of Australia does Melbourne lie?

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4. In which state of Australia would you find the area known as Arnhem Land?

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5. What is Australia's largest terrestrial predator?

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6. Big Ben is the name of a volcano on which Australian island?

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1. On which of these Australian islands is there an active volcano?

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2. Which is the national flower of Australia?

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3. Darwin is the capital city of which Australian state?

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4. What was believed to exist in the center of Australia which sent many European explorers scuttling there in the 1820s and 1830s?

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5. What is the 2013 population of Australia to the nearest million?

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6. Which other nation's flag appears on the flag of Australia?

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1. Which direction is not used in the name of a state in Australia?

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2. Which of these is a term for Australians from New South Wales?

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3. Which Australian cricketer has the nickname 'The Don'?

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4. What is the name given to the desert that covers a lot of Australia?

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5. What is the official language of Australia?

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6. What is Australia's Great Artesian Basin?

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1. Which Australian animal doesn't need to drink?

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2. What is the name of the highest mountain on mainland Australia?

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3. In what order is Australia in the world's largest countries?

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4. What did Australia abolish in 1985?

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5. What is the capital of Australia?

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6. What number should you dial for the emergency services in Australia?

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1. What is the highest mountain in Tasmania?

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2. Australia is the world's fourth largest exporter of which drink?

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3. What is special about Fraser Island near Queensland, Australia?

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4. Which of these is an island in Australian territory?

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5. What is the surname of former Australian PM Bob?

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6. Which of these is the name of a rock formation in Australia?

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1. Which mainland Australian city lies closest to Kangaroo Island?

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2. What is the name of the town that has Australia's oldest bridge?

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3. What company currently produces Vegemite, the Australian spread?

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4. In which mountain range in Australia is Mount Kosciuszko in?

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5. In which continent is the country Australia in?

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6. Which 'B' is a city in Southeast Australia?

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1. What is the second largest city in Tasmania?

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2. What is the name of the currency used in Australia?

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3. How many states are there in Australia?

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4. Which of these is a famous town in the center of Australia?

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5. Which explorer arrived at Botany Bay in Australia in 1770?

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6. Which Australian region reaches furthest north on the mainland?

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