New Zealand is located about 1,000 miles northeast of Australia. T/F
New Zealand’s largest ethnic minority group, whose roots are Polynesian, is known as the:
More than 85 percent of Australians live in cities and towns. T/F
Australia’s aboriginal population totals about 450,000. T/F
Which of the following statements is false?
Most Australians live in rural areas.
Wheat is Australia’s largest commercial crop. T/F
The vast interior rural area of Australia is known as the:
Broken Hill and Mount Isa are both mineral-rich complexes of Australia. T/F
Australia is a federal political entity consisting of six States and two federal territories. T/F
Native Australians are known as:
In contrast to Australia, New Zealand’s economy is mainly industrial. T/F
Wallace’s Line refers to:
the line separating Australian animal species from non-Australian species
Australia does not permit the immigration of people with other than European ancestry. T/F
Which of the following statements about the physical environment of the Austral Realm is false?
New Zealand has earthquakes and volcanoes, Australia has only volcanoes
The environmental crisis that most severely threatens economic activity in the Murray-Darling river basin is:
The historic 1840 agreement between the Maori and Europeans in New Zealand is known as the Treaty of:
Australia’s plants and animals are closely related to those of Africa. T/F
The animals found in Australia who carry their young in pouches are collectively known as:
Which of the following is true?
While much of interior Australia is desert, most of interior New Zealand is mountainous.
Sydney, Australia’s largest metropolis, contains more than one-fifth of the country’s entire population. T/F
Australia is the only world geographic realm that lies completely in the Southern Hemisphere. T/F
Today, fully one-fourth of Australia’s population is foreign born. T/F
New Zealand’s interior is as sparsely populated as Australia’s. T/F
_____ is the study of fauna in spatial perspective.
Australia is one of the world’s leading wheat exporters. T/F
Australia has had a long-term relationship with Papua New Guinea to assist that country’s development. T/F
The proportion of Australia’s population living in urban areas is presently about half that found in Western Europe. T/f
Whereas Australia’s population exhibits a strongly peripheral pattern of distribution, New Zealand’s population is much more evenly dispersed. T/F
Which of the following is not one of Australia’s major problems?
land border disputes
Sydney, Australia’s modern capital, overcame competition from Melbourne to be selected as the national headquarters. T/F
The agricultural activity most closely associated with Australia’s moistest environment is:
The Maori feel that the Treaty of Waitangi must be enforced. T/F
Biogeography is divided into the fields of climatology and geomorphology. T/F
Most of the core area of Australia is located in the: