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Quiz on The Pacific and Antarctica


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This quiz written by Dan Sedlacek.

1 What is the most populated island in the Hawaiian Islands?
     
a) Oahu
b) Maui
c) Honolulu
d) Kauai
e) none of the above.
2 The name Polynesia refers to what about the islands?
     
a) Small Islands
b) Large Islands
c) Many Islands
d) Few Islands
e) One Island
3 Micronesia has a population of about how many people?
     
a) 2.5 Million
b) 125,000
c) 1 million
d) 650,000
e) none of the above.
4 Papua New Guinea has an official language of what?
     
a) French
b) Japanese
c) Spanish
d) Chinese
e) none of the above
5 Which of these is true about Polynesia?
     
a) It lies east of Micronesia and Melanasia
b) The people tend to have lighter skin that Melanasians.
c) It contains volcanic mountains.
d) It has very poor economic developement.
e) all of the above.
6 What fraction of the Hawaiian population resides in Honolulu?
     
a) 1/2
b) 2/3
c) 7/8
d) 1/4
e) none of the above.
7 Which of these is true about Micronesia?
     
a) Its name is derived from a term meaning dark skinned.
b) It contains more than 2,000 islands composed of coral.
c) It is one of the largest Islands in the pacific
d) It is not part of the south pacific
e) none of the above.
8 Antarctica represents what percent of the surface of the earth?
     
a) 23%
b) 5%
c) 10%
d) 45%
e) none of the above.
9 Which of these islands is known as the "Garden Island"?
     
a) Honolulu
b) Oahu.
c) Kauai
d) Hawaii.
e) none of the above.
10 Which of these is true about the pacific environment?
     
a) There is relatively no plate movement in these areas
b) Larger islands have no forests.
c) Surrounding waters in the pacific are rich with fish.
d) They experience little to no natural disasters
e) none of the above.





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