Australian Rainforests MCQs with Answer

What is the largest rainforest in Australia?
a) Daintree Rainforest
b) Tarkine Rainforest
c) Lamington National Park
d) Gondwana Rainforests
Answer: a) Daintree Rainforest

Which Australian rainforest is known for its ancient Antarctic beech trees?
a) Gondwana Rainforests
b) Wet Tropics of Queensland
c) Toolangi State Forest
d) Barrington Tops National Park
Answer: a) Gondwana Rainforests

What is the main threat to the rainforests in Australia?
a) Climate change
b) Deforestation
c) Invasive species
d) Bushfires
Answer: b) Deforestation

Which Australian state is home to the Border Ranges National Park rainforest?
a) New South Wales
b) Queensland
c) Victoria
d) Tasmania
Answer: a) New South Wales

Lamington National Park, known for its biodiversity, is located in which state?
a) Queensland
b) New South Wales
c) Victoria
d) South Australia
Answer: a) Queensland

The Wollemi National Park is famous for the discovery of which rare tree species?
a) Bunya Pine
b) Wollemi Pine
c) Antarctic Beech
d) Hoop Pine
Answer: b) Wollemi Pine

Which Australian rainforest is home to the Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo?
a) Daintree Rainforest
b) Tarkine Rainforest
c) Wet Tropics of Queensland
d) Toolangi State Forest
Answer: c) Wet Tropics of Queensland

What is the distinctive feature of the Gondwana Rainforests in Australia?
a) Eucalyptus dominance
b) Ancient tree ferns
c) Grasstrees
d) Wollemi Pines
Answer: b) Ancient tree ferns

The Tarkine Rainforest is primarily located in which Australian state?
a) Victoria
b) Tasmania
c) New South Wales
d) Western Australia
Answer: b) Tasmania

Which of the following animals is commonly found in the Australian rainforests?
a) Kangaroo
b) Platypus
c) Koala
d) Cassowary
Answer: d) Cassowary

The Bunya Mountains in Queensland are known for the presence of which unique plant species?
a) Kangaroo Paw
b) Bunya Pine
c) Sturt’s Desert Pea
d) Waratah
Answer: b) Bunya Pine

Which rainforest in Australia is renowned for its birdwatching opportunities, including the Albert’s lyrebird?
a) Daintree Rainforest
b) Tarkine Rainforest
c) Lamington National Park
d) Gondwana Rainforests
Answer: c) Lamington National Park

The Cooloola Great Walk passes through the rainforest in which Australian state?
a) Queensland
b) New South Wales
c) Victoria
d) South Australia
Answer: a) Queensland

What is the dominant tree species in the Border Ranges National Park rainforest?
a) Hoop Pine
b) Antarctic Beech
c) Blackbutt
d) Ironbark
Answer: a) Hoop Pine

The Mount Warning National Park rainforest is part of which UNESCO World Heritage-listed area?
a) Wet Tropics of Queensland
b) Gondwana Rainforests
c) Dorrigo National Park
d) Toolangi State Forest
Answer: b) Gondwana Rainforests

In which state can you find the Toolangi State Forest rainforest?
a) Victoria
b) New South Wales
c) Tasmania
d) Western Australia
Answer: a) Victoria

The Royal National Park in Australia is not only known for its rainforest but also for its:
a) Desert
b) Coastal cliffs
c) Alpine meadows
d) Grasslands
Answer: b) Coastal cliffs

What is the primary threat to the Wollemi National Park rainforest?
a) Logging
b) Mining
c) Climate change
d) Urban development
Answer: a) Logging

Which of the following is a flowering plant commonly found in Australian rainforests?
a) Banksia
b) Wattle
c) Waratah
d) Bottlebrush
Answer: c) Waratah

The Barrington Tops National Park rainforest is situated in which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Queensland
c) Victoria
d) Tasmania
Answer: a) New South Wales

Which of the following is a marsupial that can be found in the Daintree Rainforest?
a) Wombat
b) Koala
c) Tree-kangaroo
d) Quokka
Answer: c) Tree-kangaroo

The Wooroonooran National Park rainforest is part of which UNESCO World Heritage-listed site?
a) Daintree Rainforest
b) Wet Tropics of Queensland
c) Gondwana Rainforests
d) Lamington National Park
Answer: b) Wet Tropics of Queensland

What is the main reason for the unique flora and fauna in Australian rainforests?
a) Recent volcanic activity
b) Ancient geological isolation
c) Glacial periods
d) Human intervention
Answer: b) Ancient geological isolation

Which Australian rainforest is known for its diverse range of orchid species?
a) Tarkine Rainforest
b) Gondwana Rainforests
c) Lamington National Park
d) Toolangi State Forest
Answer: c) Lamington National Park

The Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park rainforest is located in which state?
a) Victoria
b) Tasmania
c) New South Wales
d) Queensland
Answer: b) Tasmania

What is the name of the ancient plant species that can be found in the Tasmanian rainforests?
a) Wollemi Pine
b) Huon Pine
c) Bunya Pine
d) Antarctic Beech
Answer: b) Huon Pine

The Great Otway National Park rainforest is located in which Australian state?
a) Queensland
b) Victoria
c) New South Wales
d) South Australia
Answer: b) Victoria

What is the name of the rainforest located on the Atherton Tablelands in Queensland?
a) Daintree Rainforest
b) Wet Tropics of Queensland
c) Tarkine Rainforest
d) Lamington National Park
Answer: b) Wet Tropics of Queensland

The Mabi Forest in North Queensland is a type of:
a) Temperate rainforest
b) Tropical rainforest
c) Eucalypt forest
d) Mangrove forest
Answer: b) Tropical rainforest

The Mount Bartle Frere rainforest is part of which mountain range in Australia?
a) Great Dividing Range
b) Snowy Mountains
c) Australian Alps
d) MacDonnell Ranges
Answer: a) Great Dividing Range

Which rainforest in Australia is known for the spectacular Mossman Gorge?
a) Tarkine Rainforest
b) Wet Tropics of Queensland
c) Gondwana Rainforests
d) Lamington National Park
Answer: b) Wet Tropics of Queensland

The Stirling Range National Park rainforest is located in which Australian state?
a) Western Australia
b) South Australia
c) Victoria
d) New South Wales
Answer: a) Western Australia

What is the primary threat to the Tarkine Rainforest in Tasmania?
a) Climate change
b) Logging
c) Invasive species
d) Bushfires
Answer: b) Logging

The Dorrigo National Park rainforest is part of which mountain range in Australia?
a) Snowy Mountains
b) Australian Alps
c) Great Dividing Range
d) Blue Mountains
Answer: c) Great Dividing Range

Which Australian rainforest is known for its extensive network of walking tracks, including the Overland Track?
a) Tarkine Rainforest
b) Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
c) Lamington National Park
d) Wet Tropics of Queensland
Answer: b) Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

The Toolangi State Forest rainforest is home to which endangered marsupial species?
a) Leadbeater’s Possum
b) Tasmanian Devil
c) Greater Bilby
d) Numbat
Answer: a) Leadbeater’s Possum

The Albert River Circuit in Lamington National Park provides views of which natural feature?
a) Waterfalls
b) Volcanic crater
c) Coastal cliffs
d) Alpine meadows
Answer: a) Waterfalls

The Gondwana Rainforests of Australia are considered a hotspot for which type of biodiversity?
a) Marine life
b) Bird species
c) Insect diversity
d) Reptile species
Answer: c) Insect diversity

What is the significance of the Glass House Mountains in relation to rainforests?
a) They are ancient volcanic plugs
b) They have the tallest trees in Australia
c) They are known for rare orchids
d) They mark the boundary between two rainforest regions
Answer: a) They are ancient volcanic plugs

The Yarra Ranges National Park rainforest is located in which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Victoria
c) Queensland
d) South Australia
Answer: b) Victoria

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