Australia questions This is a list of recently added questions about Australia. Play Australia quiz and see all the questions. What is the largest lake in Australia?Eyre. Lake Eyre contains the lowest natural point in Australia, at approximately 15 m below sea level, and, on the rare occasions that it fills, is the largest lake in Australia covering 9,500 km2.Created by: Ninjaihard 44% FromeFrome4DarlingDarling9EyreEyre12MoondarraMoondarra2lakes riddles » What strait separates Tasmania from the Australian mainland?Bass Strait. The strait was named after George Bass, after he and Matthew Flinders passed through it while circumnavigating Tasmania in 1798–99. It is one of the world's most dangerous straits due to its wild storm waves, strong currents and shallow waters.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 29% Flinders StraitFlinders Strait12Torres StraitTorres Strait53Bass StraitBass Strait63Cook StraitCook Strait88seas riddles » On which island is the Lake Hillier located?Middle. Lake Hillier is a saline lake located on the Middle Island, the largest of the Recherche Archipelago, off the south coast of Western Australia. The most notable feature of the lake is its pink colour, which is permanent and does not alter when the water is taken in a container. The pink colour is considered to be due to the presence of the organism Dunaliella salina.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 39% MindanaoMindanao43MidwayMidway64MiddleMiddle88MaduraMadura30islands riddles » What cloud is that?Morning Glory cloud. The Morning Glory cloud is a roll cloud, or arcus cloud, that can be up to 1,000 km long, 1 to 2 km high and often only 100 to 200 metres above the ground. The southern part of the Gulf of Carpentaria in Northern Australia is the only known location where it can be predicted and observed on a more or less regular basis due to the configuration of land and sea in the area.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 26% Morning Glory cloudMorning Glory cloud26Kelvin-Helmholtz cloudKelvin-Helmholtz cloud33AsperitasAsperitas19Cumulonimbus IncusCumulonimbus Incus21clouds riddles » What is the sacred mountain of the Aborigines called?Uluru is sacred to the Pitjantjatjara Anangu, the Aboriginal people of the area. The area around the formation is home to an abundance of springs, waterholes, rock caves and ancient paintings. Uluru is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Created by: Tschukaaverage 62% Pico de TeidePico de Teide268BatukaruBatukaru337AgungAgung295UluruUluru1516mountains riddles » Where is the world's longest fence located?In Australia. The Dingo Fence in Australia is the longest fence and one of the longest structures in the world. It streches over 5600 kilometres across two southeastern Australian states, Queensland and South Australia. The fence was made to keep Dingos out of south-east Australia and particularly to protect the sheep of southern Queensland.Created by: Ninjaihard 52% in Chinain China75in Argentinain Argentina24in United Statesin United States49in Australiain Australia164buildings riddles » 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: Tschukahard 40% The Australia The Australia 191The ChristineThe Christine334The EndeavourThe Endeavour564The Freedom of the SeasThe Freedom of the Seas307geographic discoveries 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: Tschukavery hard 31% Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus 38Abel TasmanAbel Tasman301Matthew FlindersMatthew Flinders180Charles SturtCharles Sturt60sailors 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: Tschukavery hard 33% ZebuZebu593WatusiWatusi523HindiHindi448ArgentinoArgentino197cattle riddles » Which Australian state is the most populous?New South Wales is the oldest and most populous state of Australia with a population of just under 8 million. Created by: Ninjaivery hard 36% VictoriaVictoria417QueenslandQueensland788New South WalesNew South Wales862Western AustraliaWestern Australia296demography riddles » Play Australia quiz and see all the questions.