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How Accurate Is Your Knowledge of Australia

Priya Johnson Nov 10, 2020
Let's find out through this simple challenge how spot on your knowledge of this continent is...
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Fun Fact
You will find more kangaroos in Australia than you will find people. Kangaroo meat is popularly eaten here and loved for its low-fat content.
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Did You Know?
Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia. There are over 1 million wild camels in the Australian deserts.
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Amazing Fact
The shield is held by the kangaroo on one side and the emu bird on the other. It's symbolic to the nation moving forwards, owing to the fact that neither animal can move backwards easily!
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Did You Know?
Australian Vegemite is made from leftover yeast extract along with vegetable and spice additives.
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The longest fence in the world is in Australia, spanning over 5,530 km. It was built to keep the Australian wild dogs or dingoes away.
Quick Fact
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Cool Fact
The world's largest cattle station is in Australia. The country is also the largest producer of wool.
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Quick Fact
Even though Australia is the 6th largest country in the world, its population is only 22.6 million.
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Did You Know?
4 out of 5 Aussies live within 100 km from the coastline. Considering Australia has a vast coastline with over 10,000 beaches, it's not surprising!
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Did You Know?
Australia has a sheep population of 101.1 million. Wow! That's a lot of sheep! China supersedes with 146.5 million heads (as per FAOSTAT database).
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Interesting Fact
The island of Tasmania has the cleanest and purest air in the world. The island is home to the Eastern Quoll (marsupial).
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Quick Random Fact
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is the largest ecosystem in the world comprising over 3000 reefs and 900 islands. An ideal snorkeling destination!
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Did You Know?
After New Zealand, Australia is the second country to grant women the right to vote (1902).