Islands of the World Quiz

Islands of the World Quiz

Dec 19, 2022

Islands Quiz
Islands in the stream, that is what we are…well, at least that is what this geography quiz is about. How well do you know the islands of this wonderful planet we live on?

QUESTIONS

1. What island city is the capital of the Maldives?

2. What word beginning with the letter A is used to describe a chain of islands, such as the Bahamas?

3. Bermuda lies in which ocean?

4. What are the names of the four main Channel Islands off the coast of France? One point for each island

5. Where will you find over 600 moai, huge statues carved from a single block of stone?

6. Baffin Island, the fifth largest island in the world, belongs to which country?

7. The largest island of Shetland where it’s capital, Lerwick is found, has what name?

8. St Marry’s, Trescoe, St Martin’s and St Agnes make up which island group off the Cornish coast?

9. Surtsey is an island which was created in 1963 after an undersea volcanic eruption and which lies off the southern coast of which country?

10. What nickname is given to Ilha da Queimada Grande off southeast Brazil which is closed to the public to protect not only the creatures who thrive on it, but also to protect people from being killed? HINT – It is also the name of a small island off the coast of Ukraine

 

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ANSWERS

1. What island city is the capital of the Maldives?
MALE

2. What word beginning with the letter A is used to describe a chain of islands, such as the Bahamas?
ARCHIPELAGO

3. Bermuda lies in which ocean?
ATLANTIC

4. What are the names of the four main Channel Islands off the coast of France? One point for each island
JERSEY, GUERNSEY, ALDERNAY, SARK

5. Where will you find over 600 moai, huge statues carved from a single block of stone?
EASTER ISLAND

6. Baffin Island, the fifth largest island in the world, belongs to which country?
CANADA

7. The largest island of Shetland where it’s capital, Lerwick is found, has what name?
MAINLAND

8. St Marry’s, Trescoe, St Martin’s and St Agnes make up which island group off the Cornish coast?
ISLES OF SCILLY

9. Surtsey is an island which was created in 1963 after an undersea volcanic eruption and which lies off the southern coast of which country?
ICELAND

10. What nickname is given to Ilha da Queimada Grande off southeast Brazil which is closed to the public to protect not only the creatures who thrive on it, but also to protect people from being killed? HINT – It is also the name of a small island off the coast of Ukraine
SNAKE ISLAND

 Here is a handy little guide from RANKED which shows 25 of the best islands to visit!

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