Quiz: Do You Know the Differences Between New Zealand and Australia?
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Do You Know the Differences Between New Zealand and Australia?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

When it comes to the differences between New Zealand and Australia, are you ready to put your knowledge to the test? Many people think that they're basically the same place, being from the same part of the world and all, but nothing could be farther from the truth. 

Do you know with one was founded as a religious colony and which one was founded as a penal colony? Which country is known for snakes, vast deserts and droughts, and which is known for lakes, rich fertile soil, and glaciers? 

We know you're the type of person that has a thirst for knowledge and that always has a burning desire to learn more about the world. You love to learn new things, and you like to put your knowledge to the test.

So go ahead and take this quiz and show off your skills, while all the while learning more about the countries of New Zealand and Australia, that is if you think you have what it takes. Do you think you know which country dislikes England more than the other, or in which land the Hobbit trilogy was filmed? After you get done throwing another shrimp on the barbie, see if you're smart enough to ace this quiz. 


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Which is the world's sixth largest country by area?
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Where are all the kangaroos?
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Which country was populated by convicts?
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Who has over 830 different species of reptile?
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Where are the Kiwis?
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Wellington is the capital of which country?
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Which country is shaped like a boot?
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Queen Elizabeth II is the queen of which country?
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Which land was discovered by the Maori?
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Which has a population of over 22 million?
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Which is known as the "island continent"?
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Where is Perth?
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Which was the first major nation to have universal suffrage?
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Which country was once populated by Aborigines?
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Which country has two national anthems?
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Which country invented the Christmas tree?
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Which was once part of the territory of New South Wales?
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Which country had its top three powerful positions simultaneously held by women?
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Which country hosted the Olympics twice?
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Where did one of the largest species of bird, the moa, live?
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Which country is home of Oktoberfest?
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Who was forced out of the ANZUS (Australia, New Zealand, United States) Treaty?
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Which country is about the size of Colorado?
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Which country is covered mostly by Outback?
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Where is Mount Fuji?
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The Great Barrier Reef is off the northeast coast of which country?
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Which is wealthier?
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Which country rarely uses cash money?
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Where are brothels legal throughout the country?
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Which was the last major land mass to be populated?
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Which land is home to the big five game animals?
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Where did the father of nuclear physics come from?
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Where is Nicole Kidman from?
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Where was "The Piano" set?
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Where was "The Lord of the Rings" filmed?
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