World Regional Geography: Oceania & Australia

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World Regional Geography: Oceania & Australia - Quiz

Made for my Geography Final for Veninga.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the two islands of the island nation New Zealand called?
    • A. 

      North Island & South Island

    • B. 

      East Timor & Atoll

    • C. 

      Waitangi & Mirab

    • D. 

      Aotearoa & Haka

  • 2. 
    The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on Feb 6, 1840 between the Maori Indians of New Zealand & the British Crown.  It established a British Governor and Maori ownership of their lands & properties.  It also gave the Maori natives the same rights as British subjects.Despite the signed agreement centuries after the treaty had been signed to this day it is subject to scrutiny because
    • A. 

      The Brits went back & changed the treaty w/out Maori consent.

    • B. 

      The Maori demanded the repeal of the treaty since its signing due to the Brits exploiting the natives anyways.

    • C. 

      The Brits refused to grant the Maori sovereignty.

    • D. 

      There are two different copies of the treaty, one in English & the other in Maori, that did not translate precisely as the other had.

  • 3. 
    What is an indigenous inhabitant of Australia called?
    • A. 

      Maori

    • B. 

      Aborigine

    • C. 

      Endemic

    • D. 

      Haka

    • E. 

      Aotearoa

  • 4. 
    An atoll is
    • A. 

      A widely accepted Maori name for New Zealand.

    • B. 

      Indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.

    • C. 

      Are low, sandy islands made from corals, often oriented around a central lagoon.

    • D. 

      An island grouping often oriented in an elongated pattern.

  • 5. 
    What is the current and original Maori name given to the island nation of New Zealand?
    • A. 

      Aotearoa

    • B. 

      Outback

    • C. 

      Micronesia

    • D. 

      Melanesia

    • E. 

      Polynesia

  • 6. 
    There are several endemic species native to Australia alone.  Which one does not belong?
    • A. 

      Dingo

    • B. 

      Ostrich

    • C. 

      Platypus

    • D. 

      Koala

    • E. 

      Kangaroo

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