Statistics for Indian Ocean General Knowledge

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Question Answer % Correct
What island was formerly known as Ceylon?Sri Lanka
94%
What gulf borders Iraq, Iran, and Qatar?{Persian} Gulf
90%
What canal connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean?Suez Canal
88%
What is the most populous Australia city on the Indian Ocean?Perth
87%
What is the largest island in the Indian Ocean?Madagascar
86%
What bird onced live on the island of Mauritius, but famously went extinct in the 1600s?Dodo
84%
What bay separates India from Myanmar?Bay of {Bengal}
83%
What Tanzanian island, starting with Z, was once an important trading center?Zanzibar
81%
Two cities with a metro population over 15 million border the Indian Ocean. What are they?Mumbai
79%
What country controls the island of RĂ©union?France
77%
What language, starting with S, is a lingua franca of Kenya and Tanzania?Swahili
73%
25% of the world's goods travel through the Strait of Malacca - which connects the
Indian and Pacific Oceans. Name one of the two largest cities on that strait.
Kuala Lumpur or
Singapore
73%
What river flows through Bangladesh on its way to the Indian Ocean?Ganges /
Brahmaputra
71%
What sea borders India, Oman, and Pakistan?{Arabian} Sea
70%
Who was the first European explorer to sail from Europe to India?Vasco da Gama
59%
What fictional Arabian sailor sailed the Seven Seas of the Indian and Pacific Oceans?Sinbad
58%
Two cities with a metro population over 15 million border the Indian Ocean. What are they?Karachi
45%
What country is the island of Socotra part of?Yemen
39%
What is Kenya's largest city on the Indian Ocean?Mombasa
39%
What city has a building, under construction, that is planned to be the tallest in the world?Jeddah
23%

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