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Australia Unit11

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Australia Unit 11

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  • 1. 
    In 1770, Captain James Cook arrived in Australia.  Captain Cook claimed Australia for what European country?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 2. 
    1. Who were the first inhabitants of Australia?
    • A. 

      British prisoners

    • B. 

      Sailors from Captain Cook’s ships

    • C. 

      Europeans looking for spices

    • D. 

      People who migrated from Asia

  • 3. 
    The Aborigines were thought to have traveled from ______________ to Australia 40,000 years ago in search of new land.
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      South America

    • D. 

      North America

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes Australian elections?
    • A. 

      Every subject of the British empire is allowed to vote.

    • B. 

      Every citizen who is at least 18 is required to vote.

    • C. 

      Every male citizen who is at least 18 is allowed to vote.

    • D. 

      Every citizen who is at least 18 is allowed to vote.

  • 5. 
    1. What language did the first Europeans settlers speak in Australia?
    • A. 

      Aboriginal

    • B. 

      Dutch

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      French

  • 6. 
    1. The Australian term for the vast desert areas in the interior of the mainland is
    • A. 

      Monolith

    • B. 

      The Great Barrier Reef

    • C. 

      The Outback

    • D. 

      New Zealand

  • 7. 
    1. Australia has a very successful economy because it has a  literate population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    1. What is the main religion in Australia?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 9. 
    1. What month is best for beachgoers in Sydney?
    • A. 

      June

    • B. 

      March

    • C. 

      December

    • D. 

      July

  • 10. 
    1. What physical feature is sacred to the Aboriginal people of Australia?
    • A. 

      Great Barrier Reef

    • B. 

      Blue Mountains

    • C. 

      Ayers Rock

    • D. 

      Tasmanian Ridge

  • 11. 
    Tthe British initially colonize the island and continent of Australia? to build a naval headquarters
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
      •  ____________ and his ship, the Endeavour, set out to explore the South Pacific in 1768.
    • A. 

      Captain James Cook

    • B. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • C. 

      British

    • D. 

      Europeans

  • 13. 
    Cook  and his crew made______voyages to the Pacific during the 1700s.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      15

  • 14. 
    1. All of the following are important tourist attractions in Australia EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Ayers Rock

    • B. 

      Great Barrier Reef

    • C. 

      Australia Zoo

    • D. 

      Wellington Harbor

  • 15. 
      Aborigines  were hunters-gathers. Main food sources were kangaroos and other small animals. Their main hunting tool was the .
    • A. 

      Stones

    • B. 

      Boomerang

    • C. 

      Spears

    • D. 

      Guns

  • 16. 
     Spirituality entails a close relationship between humans and the land.
    • A. 

      Aborigines

    • B. 

      Dot paintings

    • C. 

      DreamTime

    • D. 

      Endeavour

  • 17. 
    The discovery of what natural resource in Australia in the 1850s led to a dramatic increase in the number of immigrants coming to Australia?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Diamonds

  • 18. 
    Where is the Great Barrier Reef?
    • A. 

      Tasman Sea

    • B. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      Coral Sea

    • D. 

      Arafura Sea

  • 19. 
    How does Australia invest in its human capital?
    • A. 

      Taxing people

    • B. 

      Building universities

    • C. 

      Farming corn

    • D. 

      Installing telephones

  • 20. 
     Means  “Earliest  known people  to live in a  place.”
    • A. 

      Aboriginies

    • B. 

      MIgrate

    • C. 

      DreamTime

    • D. 

      Caprian James Cook