Skills - 2005 Australian Geography Stimulus Booklet: The Red Centre

Complete the following questions using the 2005 Australian Geography Stimulus Booklet: The Red Centre

2005 Australian Geography Stimulus Booklet: The Red Centre

Question 1: Using Source A, what is the distance between the Ranger Station and the Speedway is approximately:

  • 4.5cm
  • 1km
  • 8km
  • 16km

Question 2: Using Source A complete the sentence below.

The direction of the Visitor Centre from the Telegraph Station is .

Question 3: What is the bearing of Ranger Station from Flynn Memorial?

  • 84°
  • 95°
  • 264°
  • 289°

Question 4: Refer to Source B and complete the sentence below.

The most easterly car park is located in Area Reference .

Question 5: Refer to Source B and complete the sentence below.

Name the natural feature found at GR 750002:  

Question 6: In Source B, calculate the gradient between Mt Olga (GR 750002) and the spot height at GR 794008.

  • 1 in 8
  • 1 in 12
  • 1 in 19
  • 1 in 23

Question 7: Using Source C and Source D complete the sentence below.

The scale of the topographic map is 1cm  on the map represents km in real life.

Question 8: Using Sources C and D, what is the length of the NW-SE runway at Alice Spring Airport (AR8767)?

  • 1.6km
  • 2.4km
  • 3.2km
  • 4.0km

Question 9: Using Sources C and Source D complete the sentence below.

The landuse found at 23°53'S 133°50'E is .

Question 10: Using Sources C and Source D, what is the density of buildings in AR 8382?

buildings per square kilometre

Question 11: Using Sources C and D, what is the built feature found at GR 817693?

  • Communication Tower
  • Horizontal Contro Point
  • Road Bridge
  • Mine

Question 12: Using Sources C and D, complete the sentence below.

The dominant landscape found in AR 9064 is  trees.

Question 13: Using Source G, complete the sentence below.

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park gained World Heritage Listing in .

Question 15: Using Source H, complete the sentence below.

A consequence of land clearing in Australia has been .

Question 16: According to the World Conservation Union, Australia ranks where in the world for the number of threatened reptiles and amphibians:

  • Highest
  • Second highest
  • Third highest
  • Lowest

Question 17: Refer to Sources L and M, which centre is located closest to the Equator?

  • Carnarvon
  • Alice Springs

Question 18: Refer to Sources L and M, which centre has the lowest altitude?

  • Carnarvon
  • Alice Springs

Question 19: Refer to Sources L and M, which season receives the highest rainfall in Carnarvon?

  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
  • Spring

Question 20: Refer to Sources L and M, which centre has the larges annual temperature range?

  • Carnarvon
  • Alice Springs

Question 21: Refer to Sources L and M, which centre has the hottest summers?

  • Carnarvon
  • Alice Springs

Question 22: True or False

  • Source N is demonstrating the distribution of annual rainfall across Australia

Question 23: What is the direction of Carnarvon from Darwin in Source N.

  • South
  • South West
  • South East
  • East

Question 24: Using Source N, what is the average annual rainfall in Darwin?

millimetres

Question 25: Using Source N, which New South Wales location receives 400mm of rainfall annually?

Question 26: What type of landform is Uluru?

  • Sandy floodplain
  • Mountain
  • Monolith
  • Sacred Place

Question 27: Referring to Source S, complete the sentence below.

 is the largest country, by area, that borders the Indian Ocean.

Question 28: What is the percentage of the Northern Territory's overseas born population were born in major European nations?

  • 4%
  • 35%
  • 39%
  • 43%

Question 29: Refer to Source U and complete the question below.

In June 2005, the Northern Territory had a population of 202 800.

How many females were between the ages of 35-39? 

Question 30: Examine the Population Pyramids in Source U, what is the percentage of Australian males aged 55-59?

  • 2.7%
  • 3%
  • 3.3%
  • 3.6%

Question 31: Refer to Source U and complete the sentence below.

The Northern Territory has a  population than the whole of Australia.

Question 32: Examine Source K, what is the height of the Uluru Trig. Point above sea level?

Question 33: What is the main activity shown in Sources E, P and Q?

  • Conservation
  • Agriculture
  • Mining
  • Tourism

Question 34: Refer to Source R and complete the sentence below.

The Ghan is a .

Question 35: True or False - Source R

  • The Prime Minister welcomed The Ghan to Darwin.

Question 36: True or False - Source R

  • The Ghan arrived in Darwin on the 16th of January 2004

Question 37: True or False - Source R

  • The Ghan began its journey in the Northern Territory.

Question 38: True or False - Source R

  • Commemorative posters were only given to rail passengers.

Question 39: What is the contour interval of Source K?

  • 10m
  • 20m
  • 50m
  • 200m

Question 40: True or False (Source N)

  • The amount of annual rainfall increases in Australia as you travel north.