Outback Animals

G'day mates! Hop on over to our quiz, and see how much you know about the animals of the Australian outback.

Quiz

G'day mates! Hop on over to our quiz, and see how much you know about the animals of the Australian outback.

1. A "dugong" is also known by which name?

  • Killer whale
  • Sea cow
  • Sawfish
  • Thorny devil

2. Which of the following native Australian animals carry their young in pouches?

  • Red kangaroo
  • Wallaby
  • Wallaroo
  • All of the above

3. If you intruded on this animal in the wild, it might scream like crazy.

  • Tasmanian devil
  • Koala bear
  • Bandicoot
  • Quoll

4. Monotremes are a type of mammal almost completely exclusive to Australia. What sets monotremes apart from other mammals?

  • They carry their young in pouches.
  • They spend six to nine months out of the year buried in soil or leaves.
  • They sleep during the day.
  • They lay eggs.

5. Which creature has a "northern hairy nosed" variety?

  • Dingo
  • Possum
  • Wombat
  • Numbat

Your Results:

1. A "dugong" is also known by which name?
Sea cow

2. Which of the following native Australian animals carry their young in pouches?
All of the above

3. If you intruded on this animal in the wild, it might scream like crazy.
Tasmanian devil

4. Monotremes are a type of mammal almost completely exclusive to Australia. What sets monotremes apart from other mammals?
They lay eggs.

5. Which creature has a "northern hairy nosed" variety?
Wombat

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