Mystery Country Quiz # 2

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7 questions
English
3 weeks ago
1

Find the larger of the two countries sometimes referred to as the Land Down Under.

41% got this right

Down Under is a song by Australian rock band, Men at Work,
2

What is the name of the largest sand island in the world?

Fraser Island

Tasmania

Lord Howe Island

Rottnest Island

  20% got this right

Fraser Island is the world's only sand island with a rainforest growing in its dunes.
3

Nicknamed the "happiest animal on the planet," what is this animal's real name?

Quokka

Kangaroo

Wallaby

Koala

37% got this right

Tourism to Rottnest Island to see the quokkas has brought in funds for research and preservation efforts.
4

Which condiment is famously loved in Australia?

Vegemite

Marmite

Curry mayo

Banana ketchup

48% got this right

Vegemite is made from leftover brewers' yeast extract, a byproduct of beer manufacturing.
5

Aside from English, what is the most common language spoken in Australia?

Mandarin

Spanish

Thai

French

38% got this right

At least 2.5% of the Australian population speak Mandarin.
6

What does cozzie mean in Australian slang?

Swimsuit

Because

Mosquito

Sister

  23% got this right

The words cozzie, swimmers, or bathers are used to refer to a swimsuit.
7

What is the name of the Australian prime minister who disappeared during a swim?

Harold Holt

Gough Whitlam

Kevin Rudd

Paul Keating

  27% got this right

Harold Holt went for a swim at Cheviot Beach, Victoria on December 17, 1967 and was never seen again.
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