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Famous Islands Quiz #1
Name these islands and island chains, both real and fictional.
Last updated: December 04, 2014
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Central NYC island
Island of Brooklyn and Queens
King Kong's island
Islands visited by Darwin
Southernmost Australian state
Able was I, ere I saw it
World's largest island
(not including continents)
2nd largest island
3rd largest island
4th largest island and
home to lemurs
Largest Canadian island
Where Napoleon was born
Where he died
The UK and Argentina fought a war over them
Island nation divided between Greeks and Turks
Former whaling town - home to Captain Ahab
Legendary island that sank into the Atlantic
Island shared by Haiti
and the Dominican Republic
Last of the Florida Keys. Hemingway lived there
Spanish party island. From Miami to ...
Ancestral home of the Corleone family
Island from "Jaws"
Sep 10, 2012
I would have loved to see this on the quiz: Hideout of the Bounty mutineers: Pitcairn Island
Apr 11, 2013
i was thinking the same
Sep 11, 2012
Huh, I kept reading it as "Largest Canary island". Thankfully I finally noticed that it said Canadian.
Jan 16, 2014
I read largest caribbean island myself. I was SO pissed when cuba wouldn't work.
Jun 1, 2013
Can you accept Papua for New Guinea?
Feb 16, 2014
How about Australia for largest island? The island/country itself isn't the continent. The continent of Australia includes many of the islands around it - including New Guinea.
Mar 10, 2014
No it actually doesn't. Although we group them as a "continent", most of those islands are atolls or volcanic and are not actually part of the Australian continental shelf. The continent of Australia only really includes the country itself and a few of the large islands around it. Same goes of for the Central American isthmus, which is also not really part of the continental shelf.
Jan 16, 2015
How about Eurasiafrica, then? Pretty big island.
Jan 16, 2015
Right. Though the distinction between "continent" and "island" is a completely arbitrary one... if you don't make that distinction then the largest contiguous landmasses surrounded by water (islands) in the world are 1. Afro-Eurasia (if we don't count the Suez Canal as having dissected it in half) 2. The Americas (if we don't count the Panama Canal as having dissected it in half) 3. Antarctica 4. Australia 5. Greenland
Jan 16, 2015
There is some argument over whether or not Australia is a continent or island within the continent of "Oceania," though, so... whatever
May 20, 2014
I am quite surprised and pleased by the absence of any angry comments insisting that there is no such thing as Falkland Islands (:
Jun 9, 2014
But it should still accept Malvinas as an option!
Dec 4, 2014
Nov 7, 2016
62% for Long Island... Not too well known I guess.
Mar 5, 2018
Many people are unaware that Brooklyn and Queens are on Long Island. Most only know of the peninsula which comprises Nassau and Suffolk.
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