Top 25 Biggest Islands in the World

Can you name the Top 25 biggest islands in the world by area (Km2)
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Last updated: September 25, 2014
First submittedSeptember 3, 2014
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Rank
Area(Km2)
Answer
#1
2130800
Greenland
#2
785753
New Guinea
#3
748168
Borneo
#4
587713
Madagascar
#5
507451
Baffin Island
#6
473481
Sumatra
#7
225800
Honshu
#8
217291
Victoria Island
#9
209331
Great Britain
#10
196236
Ellesmere Island
#11
180681
Sulawesi
#12
145836
New Zealand South Island
#13
138794
Java
Rank
Area(Km2)
Answer
#14
111583
New Zealand North Island
#15
109965
Luzon
#16
108860
Newfoundland
#17
104556
Cuba
#18
101826
Iceland
#19
97530
Mindanao
#20
84412
Ireland
#21
78719
Hokkaido
#22
76480
Hispaniola
#23
72493
Sakhalin
#24
70028
Banks Island
#25
65268
Sri Lanka
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Level 83
Sep 4, 2014
"Madagascar", not "Madgascar".
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Level 23
Sep 4, 2014
Some say it is. Some say it isn't. Some call it an the "Island Continent". I did research about whether or not Australia was considered an Island or a continent, and this is what I found.

"Geographically, Australia is a continent, not an island. As a landform, it could be considered an island as it is entirely surrounded by water and not joined onto any other land mass. For this reason, it is often referred to as an island continent. Australia is too big to be formally classified as an island. The world's largest island is Greenland. Another reason why Australia is also considered a continent is because it sits on its own tectonic plate. This is different from Greenland, which uses the same land mass as North America. That is why the geological appearances are much different in Australia from anywhere else. A place like Greenland shares the same geologic attributes as North America. Australia and Antarctica are the only two true Continental Islands. That is, they are separated from all'

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Level 23
Sep 4, 2014
Therefore, Greenland will now be on top of the list.

Thanks once again, for trying my quizzes and helping me improve my quizzes. I have plenty of quizzes which you can find be searching "Doggies" (my user name).

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Level 23
Sep 4, 2014
Fixed. Madagascar will no worked when spelt correctly.

Thank you for the notification.

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Level 81
Sep 4, 2014
And Australia is counted as a continent, not an island.
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Level 75
Sep 5, 2014
Please also accept Kalimantan for Borneo.
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Level 74
Feb 19, 2020
Could you please remove the inconsistency whereby you require us to type the word "island" in for some (but not all) of the answers?