Australian Geographical Features MCQs with Answer

What is the highest mountain in Australia?
A) Mount Kosciuszko
B) Mount Wilhelm
C) Mount Ossa
D) Mount Townsend
Answer: A) Mount Kosciuszko

Which river is the longest in Australia?
A) Murray River
B) Darling River
C) Lachlan River
D) Murrumbidgee River
Answer: A) Murray River

What is the largest lake in Australia by surface area?
A) Lake Eyre
B) Lake Torrens
C) Lake Alexandrina
D) Lake Gairdner
Answer: A) Lake Eyre

Which desert is located in the southwestern part of Australia?
A) Simpson Desert
B) Great Victoria Desert
C) Tanami Desert
D) Great Sandy Desert
Answer: B) Great Victoria Desert

What is the largest island in Australia?
A) Fraser Island
B) Kangaroo Island
C) Tasmania
D) Melville Island
Answer: C) Tasmania

Which Australian state is known as the “Sunshine State”?
A) Queensland
B) New South Wales
C) Victoria
D) Western Australia
Answer: A) Queensland

Which bay is located on the eastern coast of Australia?
A) Shark Bay
B) Hervey Bay
C) Moreton Bay
D) Shark Bay
Answer: C) Moreton Bay

What is the largest coral reef system in the world, located off the northeast coast of Australia?
A) Great Barrier Reef
B) Ningaloo Reef
C) Coral Sea Reefs
D) Lord Howe Island Reef
Answer: A) Great Barrier Reef

Which strait separates the Northern Territory from Indonesia?
A) Torres Strait
B) Bass Strait
C) Cook Strait
D) Torres Sound
Answer: A) Torres Strait

What is the largest national park in Australia, located in the Northern Territory?
A) Kakadu National Park
B) Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
C) Daintree National Park
D) Grampians National Park
Answer: A) Kakadu National Park

Which mountain range runs along the eastern coast of Australia?
A) Great Dividing Range
B) MacDonnell Ranges
C) Australian Alps
D) Snowy Mountains
Answer: A) Great Dividing Range

Which island is the southernmost point of the Australian continent?
A) Kangaroo Island
B) Tasmania
C) Phillip Island
D) Fraser Island
Answer: B) Tasmania

What is the largest river system in Western Australia?
A) Swan River
B) Fitzroy River
C) Gascoyne River
D) Ord River
Answer: D) Ord River

Which lake is the largest natural lake in Western Australia?
A) Lake Argyle
B) Lake Ballard
C) Lake Grace
D) Lake Carnegie
Answer: A) Lake Argyle

Which Australian territory is located in the Indian Ocean?
A) Christmas Island
B) Norfolk Island
C) Cocos (Keeling) Islands
D) Lord Howe Island
Answer: A) Christmas Island

What is the largest river in South Australia?
A) Murray River
B) Darling River
C) Torrens River
D) Onkaparinga River
Answer: A) Murray River

Which desert is located in the southeastern part of Australia?
A) Tanami Desert
B) Simpson Desert
C) Great Victoria Desert
D) Great Sandy Desert
Answer: A) Tanami Desert

What is the largest island in the Torres Strait?
A) Thursday Island
B) Horn Island
C) Prince of Wales Island
D) Hammond Island
Answer: A) Thursday Island

Which river is the longest entirely within Queensland?
A) Fitzroy River
B) Flinders River
C) Burdekin River
D) Brisbane River
Answer: C) Burdekin River

Which bay is located in the Gulf of Carpentaria?
A) Weipa Bay
B) Albatross Bay
C) Mornington Bay
D) Gulf of Carpentaria Bay
Answer: B) Albatross Bay

What is the largest river in Victoria?
A) Yarra River
B) Murray River
C) Goulburn River
D) Snowy River
Answer: A) Yarra River

Which island is known for its famous rock formation called the “Remarkable Rocks?
A) Kangaroo Island
B) Phillip Island
C) Lord Howe Island
D) Flinders Island
Answer: A) Kangaroo Island

What is the largest river in New South Wales?
A) Murray River
B) Darling River
C) Murrumbidgee River
D) Hunter River
Answer: D) Hunter River

Which bay is located on the western coast of Australia?
A) Shark Bay
B) Geographe Bay
C) King George Sound
D) Exmouth Gulf
Answer: A) Shark Bay

What is the largest island in the Kimberley region of Western Australia?
A) Dampier Peninsula
B) Barrow Island
C) Prince Regent Island
D) Elcho Island
Answer: C) Prince Regent Island

Which river is the longest entirely within South Australia?
A) Murray River
B) Darling River
C) Torrens River
D) Onkaparinga River
Answer: D) Onkaparinga River

What is the largest island in the Bass Strait?
A) King Island
B) Flinders Island
C) Bruny Island
D) Phillip Island
Answer: A) King Island

Which strait separates Tasmania from Australia?
A) Bass Strait
B) Torres Strait
C) Banks Strait
D) Dampier Strait
Answer: A) Bass Strait

What is the largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria?
A) Groote Eylandt
B) Mornington Island
C) Fraser Island
D) Tiwi Islands
Answer: A) Groote Eylandt

Which river flows through the city of Adelaide in South Australia?
A) Torrens River
B) Murray River
C) Onkaparinga River
D) Gawler River
Answer: A) Torrens River

What is the largest island in the Sydney Harbour?
A) Shark Island
B) Cockatoo Island
C) Goat Island
D) Clark Island
Answer: B) Cockatoo Island

Which river is known for its distinctive “pink” color due to algae and high salt content?
A) Lake Eyre
B) Hutt River
C) Lake Hillier
D) Lake Disappointment
Answer: C) Lake Hillier

Which island is located at the junction of the Indian and Pacific Oceans and is part of the Australian Antarctic Territory?
A) Heard Island
B) Macquarie Island
C) McDonald Islands
D) Balleny Islands
Answer: A) Heard Island

Which river forms part of the border between New South Wales and Victoria?
A) Murray River
B) Darling River
C) Murrumbidgee River
D) Snowy River
Answer: D) Snowy River

What is the largest island in the Whitsunday Islands group?
A) Hamilton Island
B) Hayman Island
C) Whitsunday Island
D) Daydream Island
Answer: C) Whitsunday Island

Which river flows through the city of Brisbane in Queensland?
A) Brisbane River
B) Logan River
C) Pine River
D) Bremer River
Answer: A) Brisbane River

Which strait separates Victoria and Tasmania?
A) Bass Strait
B) Banks Strait
C) King Strait
D) Banks Strait
Answer: A) Bass Strait

What is the largest island in the Furneaux Group in Bass Strait?
A) Flinders Island
B) Cape Barren Island
C) Clarke Island
D) Preservation Island
Answer: A) Flinders Island

Which river flows through the city of Perth in Western Australia?
A) Swan River
B) Canning River
C) Avon River
D) Serpentine River
Answer: A) Swan River

What is the largest island in the Gulf St Vincent?
A) Kangaroo Island
B) Yorke Peninsula
C) Eyre Peninsula
D) Fleurieu Peninsula
Answer: B) Yorke Peninsula

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