Australian Landforms MCQs with Answer

What is the highest mountain in Australia?
a) Mount Kosciuszko
b) Mount Bogong
c) Mount Ossa
d) Mount Townsend
Answer: a) Mount Kosciuszko

Which desert is the largest in Australia?
a) Tanami Desert
b) Great Victoria Desert
c) Simpson Desert
d) Gibson Desert
Answer: b) Great Victoria Desert

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 name of the famous rock formation in the Northern Territory?
a) Ayers Rock
b) Wave Rock
c) Uluru
d) Mount Augustus
Answer: c) Uluru

Which bay is located in the state of Queensland?
a) Shark Bay
b) Jervis Bay
c) Moreton Bay
d) Geographe Bay
Answer: c) Moreton Bay

The Twelve Apostles are iconic limestone stacks located along which coastline?
a) Great Ocean Road
b) Sunshine Coast
c) Tasmanian Coast
d) Coral Coast
Answer: a) Great Ocean Road

Which island is the largest in Australia?
a) Fraser Island
b) Kangaroo Island
c) Tasmania
d) Melville Island
Answer: c) Tasmania

What is the name of the large sand island off the coast of Queensland?
a) Bribie Island
b) Moreton Island
c) North Stradbroke Island
d) Magnetic Island
Answer: b) Moreton Island

The Great Dividing Range runs along the eastern edge of which Australian state?
a) Victoria
b) New South Wales
c) Queensland
d) South Australia
Answer: b) New South Wales

What is the largest salt lake in Australia?
a) Lake Eyre
b) Lake Frome
c) Lake Torrens
d) Lake Mackay
Answer: a) Lake Eyre

The Pinnacles, a group of limestone formations, are located in which Australian state?
a) Western Australia
b) South Australia
c) Victoria
d) Queensland
Answer: a) Western Australia

Which island is known for its iconic rock formation called the Hazards?
a) Phillip Island
b) Flinders Island
c) Freycinet Peninsula
d) Bruny Island
Answer: c) Freycinet Peninsula

Which strait separates Tasmania from the mainland?
a) Bass Strait
b) Torres Strait
c) Cook Strait
d) Bassian Strait
Answer: a) Bass Strait

Mount Augustus, often called the “world’s largest monolith,” is located in which state?
a) Western Australia
b) Northern Territory
c) South Australia
d) Queensland
Answer: a) Western Australia

The MacDonnell Ranges are a prominent mountain range in which territory?
a) Northern Territory
b) Australian Capital Territory
c) Jervis Bay Territory
d) Christmas Island Territory
Answer: a) Northern Territory

What is the largest island in the Torres Strait?
a) Thursday Island
b) Horn Island
c) Mer Island
d) Badu Island
Answer: a) Thursday Island

The Grampians, a series of rugged sandstone mountains, are located in which Australian state?
a) Victoria
b) New South Wales
c) South Australia
d) Queensland
Answer: a) Victoria

Which bay is known for its stunning white-sand beaches and clear turquoise waters?
a) Shark Bay
b) Jervis Bay
c) Byron Bay
d) Hervey Bay
Answer: b) Jervis Bay

The Dandenong Ranges are located near which Australian city?
a) Sydney
b) Melbourne
c) Brisbane
d) Perth
Answer: b) Melbourne

Which river flows through the city of Adelaide?
a) Torrens River
b) Murray River
c) Onkaparinga River
d) Gawler River
Answer: a) Torrens River

The Stirling Range is a mountain range in which Australian state?
a) Western Australia
b) South Australia
c) Victoria
d) Queensland
Answer: a) Western Australia

What is the name of the largest sand island in the world, located off the coast of Queensland?
a) Fraser Island
b) Moreton Island
c) North Stradbroke Island
d) Bribie Island
Answer: a) Fraser Island

Lake Burley Griffin is a man-made lake in which Australian city?
a) Sydney
b) Canberra
c) Melbourne
d) Adelaide
Answer: b) Canberra

Which river is known for its spectacular waterfalls, including Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls?
a) Katherine River
b) Ord River
c) Victoria River
d) Alligator River
Answer: a) Katherine River

The Great Sandy Desert is located in which Australian state?
a) Western Australia
b) Queensland
c) South Australia
d) Northern Territory
Answer: a) Western Australia

The Hawkesbury River is a major watercourse in which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Victoria
c) Queensland
d) South Australia
Answer: a) New South Wales

What is the name of the famous limestone cave system in South Australia?
a) Jenolan Caves
b) Mammoth Cave
c) Capricorn Caves
d) Naracoorte Caves
Answer: d) Naracoorte Caves

Which bay is located on the southern coast of Western Australia and is known for its pink lake?
a) Shark Bay
b) Geographe Bay
c) Esperance Bay
d) Oyster Bay
Answer: c) Esperance Bay

The Bungle Bungle Range, famous for its unique sandstone domes, is located in which national park?
a) Kakadu National Park
b) Purnululu National Park
c) Grampians National Park
d) Blue Mountains National Park
Answer: b) Purnululu National Park

What is the name of the prominent headland located in Sydney, with a famous opera house nearby?
a) Cape Byron
b) Cape York
c) Cape Tribulation
d) Cape Solander
Answer: d) Cape Solander

Which river flows through the city of Brisbane?
a) Brisbane River
b) Logan River
c) Bremer River
d) Stanley River
Answer: a) Brisbane River

The Blue Mountains are located in which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Victoria
c) Queensland
d) South Australia
Answer: a) New South Wales

Which island group is located off the northeastern coast of Queensland?
a) Whitsunday Islands
b) Tiwi Islands
c) Houtman Abrolhos Islands
d) Furneaux Islands
Answer: a) Whitsunday Islands

Mount Wellington, a prominent peak near Hobart, is part of which mountain range?
a) Western Arthur Range
b) Eastern Tiers
c) Wellington Range
d) Stavely Range
Answer: c) Wellington Range

What is the name of the large bay located on the northern coast of Australia, famous for its crocodiles?
a) Shark Bay
b) Darwin Harbour
c) Princess Charlotte Bay
d) Trinity Bay
Answer: c) Princess Charlotte Bay

The Tarkine, a large wilderness area, is located in which Australian state?
a) Queensland
b) Tasmania
c) Western Australia
d) South Australia
Answer: b) Tasmania

What is the name of the large saltwater lake in the Northern Territory?
a) Lake Amadeus
b) Lake Mackay
c) Lake Woods
d) Lake Bennett
Answer: a) Lake Amadeus

The Darling Downs, a fertile farming region, is located in which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Queensland
c) Victoria
d) South Australia
Answer: b) Queensland

Which island in the Bass Strait is known for its shearwater rookeries and historic lighthouse?
a) King Island
b) Flinders Island
c) Phillip Island
d) Wilsons Promontory
Answer: a) King Island

The Gulf of Carpentaria is situated between the Northern Territory and which other Australian state/territory?
a) Queensland
b) Western Australia
c) South Australia
d) Australian Capital Territory
Answer: a) Queensland

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