Marshall Islands Country Quiz

🇲🇭 What do you know about this small Oceanian country?
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedDecember 25, 2019
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Capital of Marshall Islands
Majuro
Oceanian sub-region the Marshall Islands are part of
Micronesia
Official languages
English
Marshallese
Country from which Marshall Islands gained their independence in 1986
United States
Treaty which closely ties the Marshall Islands to the above, allowing
people to freely move between the two countries
Compact of
Free Association
Country which occupied the Marshall Islands from 1914–1944
Japan
Coral atoll on which the United States tested 23 nuclear bombs
Bikini Atoll
Name of the largest atmospheric nuclear test the United States ever conducted
Castle Bravo
Unincorporated territory of the United States claimed by the Marshall Islands,
site of a WWII battle
Wake Island
Technically, the Marshall Islands has the fourth largest merchant ____ in the world,
due to its use as a common "flag of convenience"
Navy
The Marshall Islands has the second lowest average _____ of any country,
after the Maldives
Elevation
Because of this, the Marshall Islands are often considered to be one of the countries
most-threatened by this phenomenon
Climate Change
The world's largest land arthropod
Coconut Crab
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Level 84
Jun 24, 2020
Perhaps you could accept merchant "Fleet" in addition to navy?
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Level 70
Jun 24, 2020
I second that
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Level 75
Jun 24, 2020
thirded
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Level 79
Jun 24, 2020
Fourth...I finally figured out "navy," but "fleet," "shipping," "tonnage," "marine" all came first
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Level ∞
Jun 24, 2020
Fleet will work now
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Level 81
Jul 7, 2020
And let's not forget that the Deepwater Horizon was flagged by...the Marshall Islands.
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Level 68
Jul 7, 2020
Isn't the wording for the climate change question redundant?
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Level 74
Aug 15, 2020
How?
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Level 40
Jul 7, 2020
Not that it matters, but for the elevation question, Marshall is spelt without an 'r'
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Level 44
Nov 10, 2020
As of 2017, Marshall Islands is 2nd only to Panama as a flag of convenience for shipping, not 4th.