Australian Water Bodies MCQs with Answer

What is the largest river in Australia?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Yarra
d) Fitzroy
Answer: a) Murray

Which famous harbor is located in Sydney?
a) Port Phillip Bay
b) Moreton Bay
c) Sydney Harbour
d) Geographe Bay
Answer: c) Sydney Harbour

What is the longest river entirely within Western Australia?
a) Murray
b) Swan
c) Murchison
d) Gascoyne
Answer: b) Swan

Which lake is Australia’s largest permanent inland lake?
a) Lake Eyre
b) Lake Alexandrina
c) Lake Burley Griffin
d) Lake Macquarie
Answer: a) Lake Eyre

In which state is the Great Barrier Reef located?
a) Queensland
b) New South Wales
c) Victoria
d) Western Australia
Answer: a) Queensland

Which river flows through the city of Brisbane?
a) Murray
b) Brisbane River
c) Clarence
d) Barwon
Answer: b) Brisbane River

What is the largest saltwater lake in Australia?
a) Lake Macquarie
b) Lake Alexandrina
c) Lake Eyre
d) Lake Burley Griffin
Answer: b) Lake Alexandrina

Which bay is located in the northern part of Western Australia?
a) Shark Bay
b) Botany Bay
c) Jervis Bay
d) Hervey Bay
Answer: a) Shark Bay

What river is the primary source of water for the city of Adelaide?
a) Yarra
b) Murray
c) Torrens
d) Hawkesbury
Answer: c) Torrens

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

The Snowy River flows through which Australian state?
a) Victoria
b) New South Wales
c) Queensland
d) South Australia
Answer: a) Victoria

What river forms part of the border between New South Wales and Victoria?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Snowy
d) Murrumbidgee
Answer: a) Murray

Lake Jindabyne is a reservoir on which Australian river?
a) Snowy
b) Murrumbidgee
c) Murray
d) Lachlan
Answer: a) Snowy

Which river flows through the city of Perth?
a) Swan
b) Fitzroy
c) Gascoyne
d) Ashburton
Answer: a) Swan

The Ord River is located in which Australian state or territory?
a) Western Australia
b) Northern Territory
c) South Australia
d) Queensland
Answer: a) Western Australia

What is the name of the river that forms part of the border between New South Wales and Queensland?
a) Darling
b) Murray
c) Macquarie
d) Barwon
Answer: a) Darling

Which bay is known for its large tidal range and is located in the Northern Territory?
a) Port Phillip Bay
b) King Sound
c) Hinchinbrook Channel
d) Spencer Gulf
Answer: b) King Sound

Lake Gairdner is a salt lake located in which Australian state?
a) South Australia
b) Western Australia
c) Victoria
d) Queensland
Answer: a) South Australia

The Hawkesbury River flows into which body of water?
a) Tasman Sea
b) Great Australian Bight
c) Bass Strait
d) Gulf of Carpentaria
Answer: a) Tasman Sea

Which river is known for its pink hue due to the presence of algae?
a) Fitzroy
b) Macquarie
c) Hutt
d) Lake Hillier
Answer: d) Lake Hillier

The Murray-Darling Basin covers parts of how many Australian states and territories?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5
Answer: c) 4

Lake Pedder is a large lake in which Australian state?
a) Queensland
b) Tasmania
c) New South Wales
d) South Australia
Answer: b) Tasmania

Which river is known for its role in the historic gold rush in Victoria?
a) Murrumbidgee
b) Lachlan
c) Goulburn
d) Yarra
Answer: d) Yarra

The Gascoyne River is located in which part of Australia?
a) Western Australia
b) Queensland
c) South Australia
d) Victoria
Answer: a) Western Australia

Which bay is located on the east coast of Queensland and is known for its large tidal range?
a) Moreton Bay
b) Hervey Bay
c) Princess Charlotte Bay
d) Shoalwater Bay
Answer: a) Moreton Bay

What is the largest river entirely within South Australia?
a) Murray
b) Torrens
c) Onkaparinga
d) Eyre
Answer: c) Onkaparinga

Lake Argyle, one of Australia’s largest artificial lakes, is located in which state or territory?
a) Western Australia
b) Northern Territory
c) South Australia
d) Queensland
Answer: a) Western Australia

Which river is known for its role in the Snowy Mountains Scheme, a major hydroelectricity and irrigation project?
a) Murray
b) Snowy
c) Murrumbidgee
d) Lachlan
Answer: b) Snowy

Lake Cootharaba is a lake in which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Queensland
c) Victoria
d) South Australia
Answer: b) Queensland

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

Which river is known for forming part of the border between Victoria and New South Wales?
a) Murray
b) Darling
c) Snowy
d) Murrumbidgee
Answer: a) Murray

The Gippsland Lakes, a network of lakes in Victoria, are primarily fed by which river?
a) Murray
b) Snowy
c) Mitchell
d) Tambo
Answer: c) Mitchell

What river flows through the city of Adelaide?
a) Torrens
b) Murray
c) Onkaparinga
d) Para
Answer: a) Torrens

Lake Ballard, a salt lake in Western Australia, is known for its sculptures created by which artist?
a) Antony Gormley
b) Anish Kapoor
c) Henry Moore
d) Jeff Koons
Answer: a) Antony Gormley

Which river flows through the city of Melbourne?
a) Yarra
b) Murray
c) Goulburn
d) Barwon
Answer: a) Yarra

Lake Albert is located in which Australian state?
a) New South Wales
b) Victoria
c) South Australia
d) Queensland
Answer: c) South Australia

The Derwent River flows through which major Australian city?
a) Sydney
b) Melbourne
c) Hobart
d) Brisbane
Answer: c) Hobart

Which bay is known for its deep natural harbor and is located in Western Australia?
a) Exmouth Gulf
b) Shark Bay
c) King George Sound
d) Roebuck Bay
Answer: c) King George Sound

What river is the longest river in Queensland?
a) Fitzroy
b) Brisbane
c) Burdekin
d) Mitchell
Answer: a) Fitzroy

Lake Macquarie, Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake, is located in which state?
a) New South Wales
b) Victoria
c) Queensland
d) South Australia
Answer: a) New South Wales

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