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The Early Settlement of Australia

This quiz deals with man's early exploration and settlement of Australia up until the early nineteenth century.


 

Quiz ID:#32300
Fun:*** (2.92)
Difficulty:*** (2.27)
Category:History
Created By:Kinghal

 



#1   Evidence suggests that the first Australians, the Aborigines, have been in Australia for how long?







#2   It is estimated by experts that, at the time of the arrival of Europeans in Australia, there were how many Aborigines living in Australia?






#3   Which of the following groups of people is thought NOT to have had contact with Australia prior to European settlement?







#4   The first European nation to set up a permanent colony in Australia was _______.







#5   The first British explorer proven to have sighted Australia was _______.







#6   Which of these was NOT a name for Australia on many pre-1800 maps?







#7   The first permanent British settlement of Australia was established in _______.







#8   The first British settlement of Australia was established at _______.







#9   Who was the governor in charge of the first British settlement of Australia?







#10   The first British settlement of Australia was populated mainly by _______.







 

 



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