Entreolivos Cultural Fair

Emma Davey
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Quiz for Cultural Fair 2017.

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Question 1

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By total area, Australia is the ________ largest country in the world.
Answer
  • 4th
  • 5th
  • 6th
  • 9th

Question 2

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Among well-known Australian fauna are the monotremes, mainly _______________ and _____________________.
Answer
  • platypus and koala
  • echidna and wombat
  • platypus and echidna
  • echidna and koala

Question 3

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The name Australia is derived from the Latin australis, meaning ____________?
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  • Continental
  • Southern
  • Aboriginal
  • Eastern

Question 4

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Australia’s national anthem is a revised version of a late 19th-century patriotic song. It was declared the national anthem in April 1984, replacing [blank_start]God Save the Queen[blank_end].
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  • God Save the Queen

Question 5

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Australia has the greatest number of types of ____________ of any country, with 755 species.

Question 6

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I inhabit Australian waters. I am responsible for more deaths in Australia than Snakes, Sharks and Salt Water Crocodiles. I have a square shaped body. What am I?
Answer
  • Box Jellyfish

Question 7

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Not usually thought of as poisonous, mature males have a pair of short spurs each hooked-up to a venom gland that makes a viciously painful toxin. I am famous for my bill. What am I?
Answer
  • Platypus

Question 8

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Females are about 1cm long and the males about 4mm long. I am found all over Australia. I am usually found under logs, rocks, bricks, sheds and outdoor toilets. What am I?
Answer
  • Red Back spider

Question 9

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How many of the planets ten most deadly snakes can be found in Australia?
Answer
  • 5
  • 7
  • 9
  • 10

Question 10

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According to the National Coroners Information System which three animals cause the most human deaths in Australia?
Answer
  • snakes, spiders, horses
  • horses, cows, dog
  • dogs, spiders, snakes
  • snakes, cows, sheep

Question 11

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Palm, Whale and Avalon in Sydney are what[blank_start]?[blank_end]
Answer
  • beaches

Question 12

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Sydney is how many hours ahead of GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)...?
Answer
  • 6
  • 14
  • 10
  • 3

Question 13

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What was the most recent year in which Sydney hosted the Olympics? [blank_start]___________________[blank_end]
Answer
  • 2000

Question 14

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Someone from Sydney is a?
Answer
  • Syd
  • Sydneye
  • Sydneysider
  • Sydneyite

Question 15

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Sydney's tallest free-standing structure is?

Question 16

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Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory is nearly half the size of Switzerland.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 17

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What Australian city is known as the City of Churches? [blank_start]_______________[blank_end]
Answer
  • Adelaide

Question 18

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What famous Australian tourist attraction has been nicknamed the coat hanger by the locals? [blank_start]_____________[blank_end]
Answer
  • The Sydney Harbour Bridge

Question 19

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The Sydney Opera House’s modern expressionist design, copies what shape?

Question 20

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If you go to Philip Island, you can?
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Question 21

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How far away is New Zealand from Australia?
Answer
  • 600 kilometers
  • 900 kilometers
  • 1000 kilometers
  • 2000 kilometers

Question 22

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Who would speak NZSL? [blank_start]______________[blank_end]
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  • Deaf people

Question 23

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Which of these countries does not have a greater population than New Zealand?

Question 24

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New Zealander Alan G MacDiarmid was the co-winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize for?

Question 25

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How many stars on the New Zealand flag?
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  • 4

Question 26

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What is New Zealand's national bird?
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  • Kiwi

Question 27

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The Hector's [blank_start]DOLPHIN[blank_end] is one of the rarest sea creatures in the world.
Answer
  • DOLPHIN

Question 28

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What type of animal is the Tuatara? (Tuatara are very rare and are only found in certain parts of New Zealand. They are protected by the government.)

Question 29

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As of 2009, how many New Zealand extinct animals are there, excluding mollusks?
Answer
  • 69
  • 79
  • 89
  • 99
  • 109

Question 30

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The Kakapo, the Little Spotted kiwi, and the purple-eyed penguin are all examples of endangered birds in New Zealand.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 31

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What is "Te Papa"?
Answer

Question 32

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The most common street names in New Zealand are named after what?

Question 33

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In which year did explorer James Cook chart the coastline of New Zealand?
Answer
  • 1840
  • 1592
  • 1769
  • 1642

Question 34

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What is the name of New Zealand's indigenous people?
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  • Maori

Question 35

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What is the name of New Zealand's national rugby team?
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  • All Blacks

Question 36

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Which New Zealand film maker and screenwriter won an Oscar for Best Director in 2003? [blank_start]Peter Jackson for LOTR[blank_end]
Answer
  • Peter Jackson (LOTR)

Question 37

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In 1919, which New Zealander was the first person in the world to split the atom? [blank_start]Ernest Rutherford[blank_end]
Answer
  • Ernest Rutherford

Question 38

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Sir Edmund Hillary climbed Mount Everest in which year?
Answer
  • 1953
  • 1954
  • 1955
  • 1956

Question 39

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Who am I?
Answer
  • Lorde

Question 40

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Who am I?
Answer
  • Russell Crowe
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