Uluru Worksheet and Quiz

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Uluru is a rock which originally sat at the bottom of a sea. It is 348 meters above the ground.  This rock was created around 600 million years. The Uluru Base Walk is a 10 kilometers walk on a flat marked dirt path. The climb to the top is 1.6kms, much of which is at a steep angle and the summit is relatively flat.

NAME: …………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. Uluru is also known as ………………………………. This name was given by …………………………. in 1873.2. This monolith is made of ……………………….

3. The circumference of Uluru is ……………………………..

4. This rock is located in ……………………………………………………………………….

5. The height of Uluru is ………………………………….

6. The average annual rainfall for this region is  ………………………………..

7. The aborigines have been in the area for the last ………………………………

8. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in ……………………………

9. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park covers an area of ………………………………………………………..

10. An isolated hill or mountain rising abruptly from a plain is known as an …………………………..

Answers:

1. Ayers Rock, William Gosse2. Sandstone

3. 9.4 kilometers

4. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

5. 348 meters

6. 300 millimetres

7. 10,000 years

8. 1987

9. 1326 square kilometers

10. Inselberg