World Islands.txt

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    • author "ccquizbowl"
    • tags "Islands, world, geography"
    • description "Quiz on the ninth of March 2011"
    • fileName "World Islands"
    • Largest Island, within the Arctic circle owned by Denmark
    • Greenland
  2. 2nd largest, Pacific Ocean island named for its resemblance to a country on Africa's west coast, part of this island is in Indonesia
    New Guinea
  3. 3rd largest, in the Malay Archipelago, southwest of the Philippines, the southern part of which is in Indonesia
    Borneo
  4. 4th largest, Indian ocean island whose capital is Antananrivo
    Madagascar
  5. 5th largest, Canadian island in Nunavut west of Greenland
    Baffin
  6. 6th largest, Indonesian island in the Indian Ocean northwest of Java and west of Malaysia
    Sumatra
  7. 7th largest, Japan's largest island
    Honshu
  8. 8th largest, Island off the western coast of Europe made up of England, Scotland, and Wales
    Great Britain
  9. 9th largest, Canadian island in Nunavut in the Arctic Archipelago
    Victoria
  10. 10th largest, Canadian island in Nunavut in the Arctic Ocean separated from Greenland by a narrow passage and having Canada's northernmost point
    Ellesmere
  11. Portuguese volcanic islands in the Atlantic about 900 miles west of the mainland of Portugal
    Azores
  12. Island country made up of about 700 islands in the Atlantic east of Florida and Cuba
    Bahamas
  13. Indonesian island in the Lesser Sundas east of Java
    Bali
  14. Island country that is the easternmost island in the West Indies
    Barbados
  15. Self-governing British colony made up of about 300 coral islands in the Atlantic southwest of Cape Hatteras
    Bermuda
  16. Island group comprising Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Hebrides, the Orkney Islands, the Shetland Islands, and over 5,000 smaller islands and islets
    British Isles
  17. Southern Italian island in the Bay of Naples, famous for it's Blue Grotto
    Capri
  18. French island in the Mediterranean Sea on which Napoleon Bonaparte was born
    Corsica
  19. Mediterranean island that is the largest of the Greek islands, the one on which the Minoan civilization reached its peak
    Crete
  20. Largest island in the West Indies and the island nation that is the only communist state in the Americas
    Cuba
  21. Island country in the eastern Mediterranean, south of Turkey and west of Syria—it is the 3rd largest Mediterranean island and it's inhabitants are 4/5 Greek and 1/5 Turkish
    Cyprus
  22. Islands in the Atlantic east of the strait if Magellan controlled by Great Britain but claimed by Argentina, leading to a brief war in 1982
    Falklands
  23. Pacific Ocean islands along the equator owned by Ecuador and famous for their unusual assortment of animals
    Galapágos
  24. 2nd largest island in the Caribbean, divided into Haiti and the Dominican Republic
    Hispaniola
  25. Island country in the North Atlantic Ocean near the Arctic Circle
    Iceland
  26. Atlantic Ocean island country separated from Great Britain by a namesake sea and divided into namesake Northern and Republic parts
    Ireland
  27. Indonesian island separated from Borneo by the namesake sea
    Java
  28. Island and overseas department of France in the Windward Islands of the West Indies
    Martinique
  29. Group of widely scattered islands of the western Pacific Ocean whose name means "small islands"—it includes the Carolines and Marianas
    Micronesia
  30. Collective name for the many islands of the Pacific Ocean, including Micronesia, Polynesia, and sometimes Australia—sometimes called the South Seas
    Oceania
  31. Group of widely scattered islands of the central Pacific Ocean whose name means "many islands"—it includes the Hawaiian islands and Samoa
    Polynesia
  32. Volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about midway between Hawaii and Sydney, made up of Western and American namesake parts
    Samoa
  33. Italian island that is the second largest in the Mediterranean Sea, located south of Corsica and west of the Italian mainland
    Sardinia
  34. Largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, located in southern Italy and separated from the mainland by the Strait of Messina
    Sicily
  35. French Polynesia's largest island, in the Windward Group of the Society Islands
    Tahiti
  36. Group of islands between North and South America including the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and the Bahamas
    West Indies

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