The first inhabitants of Australia, the __________, arrived 40,000 to 60,000 years ago from Southeast Asia.
The __________ are NOT one of the three major indigenous groups in Oceania.
Of the world’s 3,000 languages, how many are spoken in Oceania today?
Why did Great Britain first establish Australia as a colony?
|A)||to have a new source for wool for British textile manufacturers|
|B)||to send convicts from overcrowded British prisons|
|C)||to claim the gold found there in the early 1850s|
|D)||to establish plantations growing sugarcane, pineapples, and other tropical products|
In the early 1900s, both Australia and New Zealand became __________ of Great Britain.
In 1962 __________ became the first Pacific island territory to win its independence.
What was the main goal of the Antarctic Treaty, signed in 1959 by 12 countries?
|A)||It regulated the mining of natural resources.|
|B)||It prohibited the mining of natural resources.|
|C)||It established Antarctica as a peaceful scientific research site.|
|D)||It protected the environment of Antarctica.|
What is the name of a simple dwelling on Samoa with a thatched roof and open sides?
Receiving adequate health care and education are often difficult for __________.
|A)||people in the Australian outback|
|D)||all of the above|
On beaches, tourists and local people enjoy the traditional Pacific island sport of __________.