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Mystery Country Quiz # 2

3.5
(66 votes)
7 questions
English
Hard
1

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

47% 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

Lord Howe Island

Rottnest Island

Tasmania

Hard  23% 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

Koala

Wallaby

43% 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

Banana ketchup

Curry mayo

Marmite

41% 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

French

Spanish

Thai

Hard  29% 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

Hard  25% 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

Hard  34% got this right

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