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Famous Islands Quiz #2

Based on the clues, name these famous islands - or island chains.
Includes fictional islands
Last updated: April 24, 2015
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Clue
Island
Island that may become
the 51st state
Puerto Rico
Reykjavík's island
Iceland
Largest Caribbean island
Cuba
England, Scotland, and Wales
Great Britain
Polynesian island where
Gauguin painted
Tahiti
Every summer we could rent a
cottage there (if it's not too dear)
Isle of Wight
"Gulliver's Travels" island,
with tiny inhabitants
Lilliput
Peter Pan's island
Neverland
Chinese gambling island
Macau
Mediterranean island -
home of the Minoan civilization
Crete
Island near which planes
and boats mysteriously vanish
Bermuda
Tobago's counterpart
Trinidad
Clue
Island
1,200 mile long Alaskan island chain
Aleutian Islands
Polynesian island famous for
its monoliths, called moai
Easter Island
Island prison in San Francisco Bay
Alcatraz Island
Island prison in "Harry Potter"
Azkaban
Island nation in the Persian Gulf
Bahrain
Island of the Skipper,
the Professor, and Mary Ann
Gilligan's Island
Archipelago northeast of Scotland,
home to a type of pony
Shetland Islands
Island chain including Tenerife,
La Palma, etc...
Canary Islands
Smallest Canadian province
Prince Edward Island
Reggae island
Jamaica
Where dodos once lived
Mauritius
Dutch territory near South America,
known for its blue liqueur
Curaçao
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level 65
Dec 3, 2012
How about accepting NeverNeverland?
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level ∞
Dec 3, 2012
Okay, that will work now.
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level 34
Dec 3, 2012
how about accepting just Britain for Great Britian
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level ∞
Dec 3, 2012
Britain would have worked.
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level 20
Dec 3, 2012
I've spent over 20 years of my life on the Isle of Wight and I still didn't get it :/
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level 27
Dec 3, 2012
It's lyrics to the Beatles hit "When I'm 64"
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level 27
Dec 3, 2012
Not that I got it! Passed me by that one!
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level 57
May 26, 2015
Always thought the lyrics were "In the isle of white, if it's not too dim".
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level 64
May 29, 2015
same here I tried white, right, wright etc
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level 73
Jan 19, 2016
If it's not too dear.
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level 68
Dec 3, 2012
Liqueur not liquer,
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level ∞
Dec 9, 2012
Fixed.
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level 63
Dec 4, 2012
Took me a long time to get clue nr. 2. I was like "they have an island there? What could it be? It's not Vestmannaeyja and it's not Surtsey..."
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level 18
Dec 4, 2012
I did the same - had a hard time getting iceland, but was thru all possible spellings of vestmannaeyja. So funny
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level 74
Nov 23, 2015
The Vestmannaeyjar is an archipelago that includes Surtsey, not an island. Sorry if it's picky.
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level 11
Dec 4, 2012
I've never read the first word of anything Harry Potter, so I didn't stand a chance with Azbakan!
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level 75
Sep 15, 2014
Well, at least you had a sporting chance as it is the title of one of the books. You might have heard of it or seen it somewhere without having to read any of it!
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level 11
Dec 4, 2012
Azkaban? Blargh, I can't even remember it now to spell it right! :D
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level 73
Mar 31, 2013
For "Island where planes and boats mysteriously vanish" can you accept "the Island on 'LOST'"? :-)
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level 27
Apr 11, 2013
Madagascar should also be accepted probably ahead of Mauritius for Dodos.
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level 41
Jul 5, 2013
Only the Dodo wasn't found on Madagascar, just Mauritius.
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level 80
Oct 8, 2013
Never let the facts get in the way of a good nitpick!
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level 55
Jan 13, 2016
Your comments are always so funny!
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level 44
Apr 11, 2014
I accidentally typed "Azkaban" for the island prison question then assumed Id got it right when it was a correct answer
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level 46
Sep 17, 2014
What about splitting the quiz into two parts. One part with real existing islands like "chinese gambling island" and another with fantasy islands like "Island prison in Harry Potter" ?
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level 74
Dec 7, 2015
Why?
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level 59
Oct 31, 2014
I typed "Canaries." Didn't work. :-(
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level 60
May 24, 2015
It worked for me.
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level 10
Nov 21, 2014
Could you accept 'british isles' please
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level 60
May 24, 2015
No. The clue states just England, Scotland and Wales. No mention of the Isle of Man, Orkneys, Hebrides, etc
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level 82
May 25, 2015
The Orkneys and the Hebrides are part of Scotland.
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level 73
Jan 19, 2016
Scotland is part of Great Britain, so its islands are part of the British Isles.
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level 44
May 24, 2015
No Shutter Island?
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level 73
May 24, 2015
Rapa Nui is the indigenous name of Easter Island.
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level 61
May 24, 2015
. . . and Ísland is the indigenous name for Iceland.
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level 61
May 24, 2015
and البحرين is the indigenous name for Bahrain. I'll stop now.
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level 59
May 28, 2015
Albuquerque......see, I can do it too.
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level 36
May 24, 2015
Macau is not an island. The region of Macau is made up of the peninsula of Macau and 2 islands (Taipa and Coloane).
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level 60
May 24, 2015
But...but...if you're going to tease me with the Beach Boys, at least include Kokomo on the quiz...!
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level 46
May 24, 2015
right?!
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level 61
May 24, 2015
So proud that one of the two I missed was about Harry Potter.
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level 24
Jun 18, 2015
haha, me too, never had a chance at that one
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level 48
May 25, 2015
Isn't it Macao in Portuguese?
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level 60
May 25, 2015
No, it's Macau in Portuguese.
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level 58
Sep 7, 2016
There's a place in Portugal named Mação but the Macau in queston is called Macau even in Portuguese.
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level 57
May 26, 2015
shouldnt Macao be accepted for Macau
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level 42
May 27, 2015
Got the Gulliver's Travels one at the last few seconds from a wild guess.
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level 73
Jan 19, 2016
I was under the impression that the island from Gilligan's Island was uncharted, so I tried "uncharted island", "unnamed island", "nameless island". It never occurred to me that the island might be called "Gilligan's Island"!
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level 71
Jul 2, 2018
It seriously never occurred to you that the island from Gilligan's Island might be called Gilligan's Island?
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level 60
Apr 11, 2017
Numerous sources, including the official government website, use Macao and Macau interchangeably: http://portal.gov.mo/web/guest/welcomepage;jsessionid=D4B15F8DAEADF688957BEA3AD6AEE1AB http://www.umac.mo/basiclaw/english/main.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macau#cite_note-1 Thanks!
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level 51
Mar 30, 2018
please accept Rapa Nui for Easter Island.
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level 39
Jun 11, 2018
Curacao is not a "Territory" of the Netherlands. It is a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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level 45
Jul 8, 2018
Macao is the most common spelling in English
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level 37
Aug 26, 2018
Another vote for accepting Macao , I've never seen it spelled the other way !
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