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Famous Islands Quiz #1

Name these islands and island chains, both real and fictional.
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First submittedJune 2, 2012
Last updatedDecember 4, 2014
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Clue
Island
Central NYC island
Manhattan
Island of Brooklyn and Queens
Long Island
Honolulu's island
Oahu
King Kong's island
Skull Island
Islands visited by Darwin
Galapagos
Southernmost Australian state
Tasmania
Able was I, ere I saw it
Elba
World's largest island
(not including continents)
Greenland
2nd largest island
New Guinea
3rd largest island
Borneo
4th largest island and
home to lemurs
Madagascar
Largest Canadian island
Baffin
Clue
Island
Tokyo's island
Honshu
Where Napoleon was born
Corsica
Where he died
St. Helena
The UK and Argentina fought a war over them
Falkland Islands
Island nation divided between Greeks and Turks
Cyprus
Former whaling town - home to Captain Ahab
Nantucket
Legendary island that sank into the Atlantic
Atlantis
Island shared by Haiti
and the Dominican Republic
Hispaniola
Last of the Florida Keys. Hemingway lived there
Key West
Spanish party island. From Miami to ...
Ibiza
Ancestral home of the Corleone family
Sicily
Island from "Jaws"
Amity Island
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level 43
Sep 10, 2012
I would have loved to see this on the quiz: Hideout of the Bounty mutineers: Pitcairn Island
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level 27
Apr 11, 2013
i was thinking the same
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level 67
Sep 11, 2012
Huh, I kept reading it as "Largest Canary island". Thankfully I finally noticed that it said Canadian.
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level 73
Jan 16, 2014
I read largest caribbean island myself. I was SO pissed when cuba wouldn't work.
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level 38
Jun 1, 2013
Can you accept Papua for New Guinea?
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level 60
Aug 30, 2019
That's the Country. The Island is called New Guinea
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level 58
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.
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level 49
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.
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level 43
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 (:
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level 72
Jun 9, 2014
But it should still accept Malvinas as an option!
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level ∞
Dec 4, 2014
Okay
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level 49
Nov 7, 2016
62% for Long Island... Not too well known I guess.
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level 38
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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level 61
Oct 10, 2019
owau, oawu, owaou... I really couldnt get that one right...
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