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Quiz: island nations trivia questions

  1. The North and South Islands of New Zealand are separated by which strait?
  2. Which island nation is known as the Teardrop Of India?
  3. Which country is officially the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis?
  4. Known as "The Spice Isle", which country was controversially invaded by the U.S. in 1983?

  5. Before its independence, which country was a French colony known as St. Domingue?
  6. Which country did King George VI award the George Cross to in 1942 for the bravery of its people?
  7. Name any one of the two official languages of Madagascar?
  8. Which island country is the smallest republic in the world?
  9. Which Pacific island nation is the region's only monarchy?
  10. Java, the world's most populous island, is part of which country?
  11. Which island country is popstar Rihanna from?
  12. Identify the wealthy island country at the tip of the Malay Peninsula?
  13. Halloumi is a traditional cheese from which country?
  14. Which island country is the only predominantly Catholic country in Asia?
  15. The Tsugaru Strait separates which two Japanese islands?
  16. Which island country's capital is Port of Spain, while its largest city is San Fernando?
  17. Which island nation on the Persian Gulf declared independence from the British in 1971?
  18. According to the Global Peace Index 2022, which island-nation has been the most peaceful country in the world since 2008?
  19. Can you name the second-largest city in Cuba?
  20. New Hebrides was the former name for which island group in the South Pacific Ocean?


  1. Cook Strait
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  4. Grenada
  5. Haiti
  6. Malta
  7. Malagasy or French
  8. Nauru
  9. Tonga
  10. Indonesia
  11. Barbados
  12. Singapore
  13. Cyprus
  14. The Philippines
  15. Hokkaido and Honshu Islands
  16. Trinidad and Tobago
  17. Bahrain
  18. Iceland
  19. Santiago de Cuba
  20. Vanuatu