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Peninsulas on the Map

Name the peninsulas highlighted on the map.
Last updated: January 12, 2017
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Peninsulas
Anatolia
Arabia
Baja California
Balkans
Peninsulas
Brittany
Cape York Peninsula
Crimea
Fennoscandia
Peninsulas
Florida
Horn of Africa
Indian Subcontinent
Iberia
Peninsulas
Indochina
Italian Peninsula
Jutland
Kamchatka
Peninsulas
Korean Peninsula
Labrador Peninsula
Sinai
Yucatán Peninsula
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level 57
Aug 29, 2016
Can just Balkan work? I love these new ".. on a Map" quizzes you are making. An epic series, I presume!
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level 58
Aug 29, 2016
That will now be accepted. Very glad you are enjoying this series :)
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level 69
Aug 30, 2016
Great work!
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level 58
Aug 30, 2016
Thanks :)
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level 10
Jan 11, 2017
nice quiz, chose a good topic 12/20 i'm average :)
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level 70
Sep 7, 2016
Being a Queenslander certainly helps with getting the least correctly guessed answer.
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level 80
Sep 7, 2016
That was the only one I had no clue about. Actually surprised that remote part of Siberia is pretty well known too.
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level 69
Sep 7, 2016
Kamchatka is prominently featured in the board game "risk"
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level 73
Sep 7, 2016
ha. That's how I knew it.
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level 49
Nov 16, 2016
ditto
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level 49
Jan 10, 2017
Me too
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level 46
Nov 10, 2017
Same
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level 69
Sep 7, 2016
Great to see it featured! I suggest combining the various peninsulas, mountain chains etc into a single 'geographical features on the map'
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level 65
Sep 14, 2016
Could you accept just "India" or "Indian"?
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level 75
Sep 22, 2016
Agreed. "Subcontinent" seems an unnecessary qualifier in this case.
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level 51
Oct 7, 2016
yeah, agreed, i could type balkan, baja, or anything else and get it.
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level 46
Nov 16, 2016
Agreed, Tried both. They should be accepted especially if just Baja works for Baja California.
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level 66
Nov 23, 2016
Totally agreed. Indian should be accepted.
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level 44
Jan 10, 2017
Also agreed!
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level 76
Jan 10, 2017
Agreed. Tried "india" then "indian" before adding "subcontinent". dg and joeythelemur are spot on.
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level 65
Jan 11, 2017
+1 I had no idea what you were going for with "Indian subcontinent"
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level 58
Jan 11, 2017
"Indian" should soon work now.
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level 71
Sep 27, 2016
Interesting quiz, but your borders for Labrador are way off. As it is, your peninsula is actually mostly Quebec (although missing the southern part and Gaspesia). Of the zone you are currently showing, Labrador is only the eastern third/half. Please correct this! Thanks :).
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level 58
Sep 28, 2016
Actually, the borders for Labrador peninsula are correct according to Wikipedia
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level 63
Oct 10, 2016
And if you switch wikipedia in french, it's named "Québec-Labrador".. funny.
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level 67
Nov 16, 2016
Or 'Chien' for short.
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level 40
Nov 9, 2016
Could you accept 'India' as a type-in for Indian Subcontinent?
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level 65
Nov 16, 2016
+1 (or Indian?)
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level 66
Nov 16, 2016
it is relatively small but how about Washington state's Olympic peninsula
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level 49
Nov 16, 2016
Nah, they already have Florida. Putting another American peninsula would make it too US-centric.
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level 58
Nov 16, 2016
Good suggestion, but it is kind of small, which would make it hard to see on the map.
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level 35
Dec 2, 2016
How would it make it US centric? Mexico has 2 peninsulas on this quiz...
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level 44
Nov 16, 2016
"Apenine Penninsula" should be an acceptable answer for "Italian Penninsula".
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level ∞
Nov 17, 2016
That will work now.
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level 62
Nov 16, 2016
I live in Canada, and I have never - never - heard the term "Labrador Peninsula".
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level 65
Nov 24, 2018
It is still called that.
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level 58
Nov 24, 2018
Neither did I before making the quiz. In Alberta it's just "that funny looking part of Quebec".
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level 32
Nov 16, 2016
How about the Bird's Tail Peninsula on Papua New Guinea? It would be nice to have something hard to get.
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level 67
Jan 6, 2017
Is it worth allowing "York" for 'Cape York'? I appreciate it is correctly called Cape York, but as a type in surely York is close enough!?
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level 71
Jan 10, 2017
Nah, York is just about half a world away
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level 67
Jan 3, 2018
I know where York is!!!!!
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level 59
Jan 10, 2017
Nice quiz. This has helped me a lot.
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level 58
Jan 10, 2017
I'm glad you found it helpful :)
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level 46
Jan 10, 2017
good quiz
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level 54
Jan 10, 2017
Great quizz, thank you !
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level 71
Jan 10, 2017
Bit disappointed not to see Kintyre on there - surely everyone has heard of it from the Paul McCatrtney & Wings song, even if they couldn't place it
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level 65
Nov 24, 2018
"Surely everyone". Extremely vague.
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level 71
Jan 10, 2017
PS Enjoyed the quiz as it is; 20 is a nice number, and a good mix in there
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level 24
Jan 10, 2017
How do you add a map to a quiz? Great quiz by the way!
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level 58
Jan 10, 2017
When you create a quiz, select the "more options" button. Using the "Upload Map" button, you can upload an SVG vector map onto your quiz. You will need to either download or create your own map to do this though. I use Notepad++ and Inkscape to edit my maps, but I've heard NauturalEarth is another good program. Maps by the Quizmaster can be found here. The Quizmaster has also written a couple blog entries about adding maps to quizzes, so I recommend you check them out. Hope this helps!
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level 58
Jan 10, 2017
*NaturalEarth not "NauturalEarth"
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level 62
Jan 11, 2017
I like it. Maybe you should edit Florida and Scandinavia so only the actual peninsula is highlighted instead of the cultural / political region.
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level 58
Jan 11, 2017
Florida's largest extent is represented as such in the quiz. Also, Scandinavia is technically not part of the quiz, but Fennoscandia is, (with Scandinavia as a type in).
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level 43
Jan 11, 2017
Can Indian count for Indian Subcontinent? If Southeast asia counts for Indochina, then Indian should count for Indian Subcontinent.
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level 33
Jan 11, 2017
You should add the tamyr peninsula.
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level 57
Jan 12, 2017
Could you accept california baja in addition to baja california?
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level 59
Jan 12, 2017
So "South Asia" works but not "India"? Interesting...
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level 58
Jan 12, 2017
South Asia and India are not the same thing. The borders for the Indian Subcontinent do included parts of Pakistan, Balngaldesh, Nepal and other countries. However, "Indian" is accepted as a shorthand for Indian Subcontinent
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level 44
Jan 12, 2017
Can India or Indian work. If not India, at least Indian
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level 49
Jan 13, 2017
This is a great quiz. I love peninsulas so it's a shame it would be tricky to make any more. The series is great though.
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level 58
Jan 13, 2017
I'm glad your enjoying it! Unfortunately there are very few large peninsulas that this quiz hasn't already covered, probably too few for a sequel.
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level 19
Jan 15, 2017
Malaysian for Indochinese, Ungava for Labradorian, Nordic for Scandinavian?
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level 19
Jan 15, 2017
Or the Breton and its group, as well, in France?
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level 70
Mar 10, 2017
Apparently Finland, while not Scandinavian, is part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. Learn something every day.
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level 58
Mar 10, 2017
That's because the peninsula featured is Fennoscandia and "Scandinavia" is just a type in :)
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level 39
Apr 19, 2017
Cool picture at the top. :-)
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level 57
Sep 3, 2017
"Fennoscandia" never works on these quizzes so I usually just try it jokingly hoping there's another geography nerd out there who knows of Fennoscandia and I have to say I was genuinely surprised when it worked! Fun quiz!
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level 56
Jan 2, 2018
Stingy not to allow just "York"
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level 58
Jan 3, 2018
Not really. Just like "Edward" isn't accepted for Prince Edward Island, it's not the same thing.
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level 48
Jan 3, 2018
100 percent 1st time thanks
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level 45
Jan 3, 2018
"Italian" and "Indian" on its own should work for Italian peninsula and Indian subcontinent
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level 55
Jan 3, 2018
My 11 year old got 20/20 with 1:56 left. I've no idea whether that should make me proud or depressed.
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level 38
Jun 9, 2018
LOL :)
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level 56
Dec 28, 2018
What about Alaska? Kind of a major one