Waters and land around Australia
Name the three oceans and one sea that between them surround Australia.
· Indian Ocean, Southern Ocean, Pacific Ocean and the Arafura Sea.
What is the stretch of water between Australia and Tasmania called: The Strait and Narrow, Bass Straits, Torres Strait, Tasman Strait or Dire Strait?
· Bass Strait
Which is closer to Australia: Indonesia, Antarctica, Papua New Guinea or New Zealand?
· Papua New Guinea
Australia on the world map
Which Tropic passes through Australia: The Tropic of Capricon or the Tropic of Cancer?
· The Tropic of Cancer.
Does most of the Great Dividing Range (see image) run north-south or east-west?
The highest and lowest of Australia
What is Australia’s lowest point?
Lake Eyre, South Australia
What is the name of the furthest north point of the Australia mainland?
Geographical phenomenon in Australia
What are El Nino and La Nina: mountains, ocean currents, cyclonic winds, the Mexican Ambassador’s children or feral animals?
If El Nino occurs, will eastern Australia have a wet or dry summer?
Which city would you expect to be warmer in winter, Melbourne or Darwin?
Facts and images sourced from "Questions from 1000 Questions and Answers about Australia" by Steve Parish Publishing