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Island Themed Quiz

Trivia time: how much do you know about the world’s most beautiful islands?
Whether you are busy writing bucket lists, dreaming of your next getaway or want to brush
up on your travel knowledge – or perhaps simply because you’re in charge of the next family
game night – here’s a fun multiple-choice quiz about some of the most spectacular islands on
the globe.

 

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Photo by Jules Bss on Unsplash

 

1. What is the largest island in the world?

a) Greenland
b) New Guinea
c) Borneo
d) Sumatra

 

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Photo by Stian Vesterinen on Unsplash

 

2. What is the geographic term for a group of islands?

a) Island chain
b) Archipelago
c) Island group
d) Island cluster

 


3. What is the largest group of islands in the world?


a) Malay Archipelago
b) Canadian Archipelago
c) Norwegian Archipelago
d) Stockholm Archipelago

 

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Bawah Reserve, Indonesia

 

4. With 17,508 official islands, Indonesia has more islands than any one country in the
world. What is Indonesia’s largest island?


a) Bali
b) Sumatra
c) New Guinea
d) Bawah


5. Match the photos with the correct countries. 

A top left, B top right, C bottom left, D Bottom right.

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6. The most populated island in the world has 141,370,000 inhabitants. Which island is this?


a) Java
b) Great Britain
c) Sri Lanka
d) Australia

 

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Photo by Paolo Chiabrando on Unsplash

 

7. Which island has the highest point by elevation?


a) Hawaii
b) New Zealand’s South Island
c) New Guinea
d) Taiwan

 

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Photo by Capturing the human heart. on Unsplash


8. Which island is shared by the largest number of countries?


a) Borneo
b) Cuba
c) Sicily
d) Singapore

 


9. How many types of islands are there?


a) 4
b) 20
c) 10
d) 6

 

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Mengkait Island, Anambas, Indonesia

 

10. How many people in the world live on islands?


a) 730 million
b) 10 million
c) 1 million
d) 500 million

 

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Bawah Reserve, Indonesia

*Bonus Question: Which island is the most beautiful in the world?


a) Bawah
b) Bawah
c) Bawah
d) Bawah
 
Fun facts about our favourite island complex – Bawah Reserve:
  • It’s made up of a group of six islands in the South China Sea.
  • It’s part of the Anambas Archipelago.
  • It’s located in Indonesia but forms part of the greater Malay Archipelago.
  • The lagoons surrounding the islands are a protected marine conservation area
    accredited by the WWF Indonesia.
  • Find out more about Bawah Reserve here.

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Bawah Reserve, Indonesia

 

Answers

All answers are according to Wikipedia unless otherwise stated.

1) A – Encompassing 822,700 square miles, Greenland is the largest island in the world.
2) B – An archipelago is a chain, cluster or collection of islands.
3) A – The Malay Archipelago is the largest in the world consisting of the more than
17,000 islands of Indonesia and the approximately 7,000 islands of the
Philippines and Malaysia. 
4) B – Technically, the largest Indonesian island is Sumatra. New Guinea is actually
larger in size but only Western New Guinea is part of Indonesia; Papua New Guinea
(located on the eastern half of the island) is an independent state.
5) A – Bawah Reserve, Indonesia, b – Norway, c – Canada, d – Panama
6) a – Java is the most populated island in the world.
7) c – At 4,884 metres above sea level, New Guinea’s Puncak Jaya is the highest point
on any island in the world.
8) a – Borneo is the only island shared by three countries: Brunei, Indonesia and
Malaysia.
9) d – According to National Geographic, there are six major island types: continental,
tidal, barrier, oceanic, coral and artificial.
10) a – Over 730 million people, approximately 11% of the world's population, live on
islands.
11) All are correct! * according to us ;) 

 

 

And if you would like to know more about Bawah Reserve, Indonesia

Make an enquiry here: 

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