Travel trivia: Australian deserts

Posted on March 24th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet in Travel Trivia

Two of the world’s largest deserts are the Great Sandy and the Great Victoria, both of which are found in what Australian state?

  • New South Wales
  • New Zealand
  • Queensland
  • Western Australia

(And, yes, I know one of these isn’t an Australian state! Just wanted to give you a wee leg up on the question.)

Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people who answered correctly, and that person will receive this week’s prize: a reusable shopping tote bag from the Port Theatre and the Nanaimo Museum in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Come back to Facing the Street tomorrow for another travel trivia question and another chance to win the prize. And if you can’t wait until then for your trivia fix, check out my husband Paul’s trivia site, (He provided this question, BTW.)

This contest closes at 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 25, 2011.

Flickr/Creative Commons photo by Michael_Spencer.

Disclosure and information on prize donor: Tourism Nanaimo, which promotes the Vancouver Island city of Nanaimo, donated this week’s prize.

4 Comments on “Travel trivia: Australian deserts”

  1. Maya

    Interesting that it appears that you use a picture of the the Pinnacles which aren’t part of the Great Sandy or Victory, though all three are located in WA

    • Laura Byrne Paquet

      Oops! Thanks for pointing out the mistake, Maya. I will try to find a more appropriate photo!

  2. Veronica Garrett

    The deserts are found in Western Australia state.

  3. anna t.

    Western Australia

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