A. New Zealand has earthquakes and volcanoes, Australia does not
*B. Australia’s rocks are much older than those of New Zealand
C. Australia’s highest mountains are the Great Dividing Range, while New Zealand
has a spine of much higher mountains
D. New Zealand has a moderate, moist climate. Australia’s climates vary from tropical,
to Mediterranean, to desert.
E. New Zealand has a plateau interior, while Australia’s interior is mostly desert.
*A. Marsupials B. Kangaroos C. Platypuses
D. Maoris E. Tasmanians
3. __________ is the study of flora and fauna in spatial perspective.
A. Biology B. Zoogeography C. marsupial studies
*D. Biogeography E. plant geography
4. Wallace’s Line refers to:
A. the point in Australia where earthquakes are particularly severe
*B. the line separating Australian species from non-Australian species
C. the midpoint of the Great Dividing Range
D. the point at which Australian waters are divided from New Zealand waters
E. the dividing line between the aboriginal and modern Australian territories