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Quiz: How well do you know Western Australia's wildlife and nature?

Western Australia, with its wealth of national parks and protected areas, is home to some of the world's most spectacular natural and wildlife experiences. But how much do you know about it?

Quiz: Western Australia

Western Australia, with its wealth of national parks and protected areas, is home to some of the world's most spectacular nature and wildlife experiences. We've teamed up with Trailfinders to bring you this fun, challenging quiz. Good luck! 

1. How many kilometres of coastline does Western Australia have?

1,000 km

3,000 km

7,000km

11,000km

2. In which national park would you find the Pinnacles?

Nambung National Park

Yanchep National Park

Kalbarri National Park

Bungle Bungle National Park

3. What are these cute little animal called?

Capybara

Quokka

Giant Squirrel

Marsupial

4. Where is the best place in Western Australia to swim with whale sharks?

Shark Bay

Whale Shark Reef

Ningaloo Reef

Monkey Mia

5. What is this rock formation in Kalbarri National Park aptly called?

Golden Bridge

Golden Arch

Stone Henge

Nature’s Window

6. What is this creature that can be found in Shark Bay called?

Giant seal

Dugong

Dumbo

Cow fish

7. How old is Western Australia’s Kimberley Region?

100,000 years old

10 million years old

1 billion years old

2 billon years old

8. Shark Bay is home to the world’s largest population of what animal?

Dugongs

Kangaroos

Sharks

Dolphins

9. Where would you find the bright pink Lake Hillier?

Middle Island

Pink Island

Rottnest Island

Dirk Hartog Island

10. How much of the ocean does Ningaloo Reef cover?

500 square kilometeres

1,000 square kilometres

5,000 square kilometres

10,000 square kilometres

11. This natural phenomenon of the full moon reflected on the mudflats can be seen between March and October in the North West Region. But what is it known as?

The Lighthouse

The Ladder to Sun

The Staircase to the Moon

The Golden Path

12. During which month can you NOT see turtles laying eggs on the beaches of Ningaloo?

November

December

January

February

13. Western Australia is home to one of the largest collections of wildflowers on earth. Roughly how many species of wildflowers can be found here?

5,000

7,000

10,000

12,000

14. Monkey Mia is famous for its huge numbers of what?

Monkeys

Wild dolphins

Kangaroos

Koalas

15. What’s so special about the penguins on Penguin Island?

They can fly

They can’t swim

They are the smallest penguins in the world

They are the biggest penguins in the world

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