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Question 1: Stretching for hundreds of kilometres, these include lowland rainforests, extensive wetlands, savanna grasslands, and some of the largest expanses of ________ forest in the world.
Deserts and xeric shrublandsMangroveNeotropic ecozoneMontane grasslands and shrublands

Question 2: It was formerly a territory governed by Australia, consisting of the Trust Territory of New Guinea (formerly ________) and the Territory of Papua.
German South-West AfricaGerman New GuineaGerman colonial empireGerman Samoa

Question 3:
What is the metropolitican population of New Guinea?
~ 7.5 million

Question 4:
Where does New Guinea come from?
Great Britain

Question 5:
How many metres above sea level is New Guinea?
240 m.
2,831 m
4,884 m

Question 6: The province of ________ or West Papua is home to an estimated 44 uncontacted tribal groups.
IndonesiaAcehPapua (province)Western New Guinea

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Question 8: The first European claim occurred in 1828, when the Netherlands formally claimed the western half of the island as ________.
Dutch EmpireNetherlands New GuineaDutch East IndiesCape Colony

Question 9: ________-based trade between the groups and pig-based feasts are a common theme with the other peoples of southeast Asia and Oceania.
Wild boarCattlePigHippopotamus

Question 10: Highlands, consisting of Southern Highlands, ________, Western Highlands, Simbu and Eastern Highlands provinces.
Enga ProvinceEast Sepik ProvinceEastern Highlands ProvincePort Moresby


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