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  1. Which island is the largest of the Caribbean islands?
  2. Tourist guides often claim that which island country's name comes from the Spanish for "shallow sea"?
  3. Which island lies 7 miles off the coast of Venezuela and is often referred to as the southernmost island in the West Indies?
  4. What are the southern, generally larger islands of the Lesser Antilles called, which lie south of the Leeward Islands?

  5. Which Caribbean island country is the only sovereign state in the world named after a woman?
  6. Which country removed the British monarch as its head of state to become the region's newest republic in November 2021?
  7. The name of which island known as Waladli by the native population, means "ancient" in Spanish?
  8. Which two countries share the large island of Hispaniola?
  9. Name the longest mountain range in Jamaica?
  10. Which chain of small islands lie on a line between Saint Vincent and Grenada in the Lesser Antilles?
  11. What is the capital city of Puerto Rico?
  12. Jamaica is how many miles long: (a) 46 miles, (b) 146 miles, or (c) 346 miles?
  13. The British Overseas Territory abbreviated as TCI consists of the larger Caicos Islands and which smaller Islands?
  14. Who owns Necker Island in the Caribbean Sea? (Hint: We're looking for a person not a country)
  15. Which small island with the capital Charlestown lies to the south of the neighbouring island of Saint Kitts?
  16. The island of Saint Martin in the northeast Caribbean Sea is divided between which two European countries?


  1. Cuba
  2. Bahamas ("baja mar" means "shallow sea")
  3. Trinidad
  4. Windward Islands
  5. Saint Lucia
  6. Barbados
  7. Antigua
  8. Dominican Republic and Haiti
  9. The Blue Mountains
  10. The Grenadines
  11. San Juan
  12. (b) 146 miles
  13. Turks Islands
  14. Richard Branson
  15. Nevis
  16. France and Netherlands