Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Australia & the Pacific Islands


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What is a physical characteristic?

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1. What is the biggest city (by population) in Australia & the Pacific islands?

2. What is the largest mountain in Australia and the Pacific islands?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Australia and the surrounding Pacific Islands encompass a vast amount of land, culture, and diversity. This quiz and worksheet pairing will help determine how much you comprehend about this geography by asking questions pertaining to various specific locations and qualities of the area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on locations including:

  • Mountain ranges
  • Famous bays
  • Cities built along the coasts and rivers
  • The biggest city in Australia and the Pacific Islands

Skills Practiced

You will be able to practice the following study skills as you work on the quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related geography and culture lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of water on the location of city development
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the physical characteristics of Australia and the Pacific Islands

Additional Learning

Learn more about Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Australia & the Pacific Islands by reviewing the relating lesson. To develop the correlation between these two types of characteristics, this lesson will focus on the following topics:

  • Geographical features, including landforms and human characteristics
  • Human characteristics, such as cities and towns
  • Physical characteristics, like mountain ranges and river systems