Islands questions This is a list of recently added questions about islands. Play islands quiz and see all the questions. What is the largest island in Europe?Great Britain is the largest island in Europe and the ninth-largest in the world. It is also the third-most populous, after Java in Indonesia and Honshu in Japan.Created by: globalquiz.orgEngland riddles »very easy 84% IrelandIreland345Great BritainGreat Britain4875EnglandEngland380SicilySicily194 To which country islands known as Islas Malvinas belong?United Kingdom. Islas Malvinas is the name used in Argentina for Falkland Islands. The islands are controlled by United Kingdom, however Argentina has also claimed the soverignty over the islands since it gained independence in 1816.Created by: globalquiz.orgArgentina riddles »hard 47% ArgentinaArgentina3198ChileChile1084United KingdomUnited Kingdom4718NobodyNobody878 Where does the word "aloha" come from?A word in Hawaiian language. Aloha in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy. Created by: globalquiz.orgHawaii riddles »very easy 86% name of a beachname of a beach524name of an islandname of an island566name of a girlname of a girl265a word in Hawaiian languagea word in Hawaiian language8775 What is the most populous island of the Carribean?Hispaniola is the second-largest island in the Caribbean (after Cuba). Its total population of 20M is shared almost equally between Haiti and Dominicana. The population of Hispaniola is about two times larger than the population of Cuba (11M).Created by: Hitter smasherCaribbean riddles »very hard 21% CubaCuba1054HispaniolaHispaniola605JamaicaJamaica870Puerto RicoPuerto Rico320 Where did Columbus land in the New World for the first time?In the Bahamas. It is known that Columbus arrived on an island in the Bahamas (he named it San Salvador), but for centuries historians debated on which island that really was. The captain's log doesn't give much information: large, beautiful island, with a lagoon. Today, there is a general consensus that it was an island in the Bahamas, named San Salvador in 1926 to match the name given by Columbus.Created by: globalquiz.orggeographic discoveries riddles »very hard 34% in the Bahamasin the Bahamas2009in Cubain Cuba1536in Hispaniolain Hispaniola1359in Jamaicain Jamaica888 To which country does this island belong?New Zealand. This is New Zealand's South Island.Created by: Luca Biaggisatellite photos riddles »average 66% FranceFrance637ItalyItaly1152GreeceGreece877New ZealandNew Zealand5283 What is the largest Island of France?New Caledonia, located east of Australia is almost twice as large as Corsica. New Caledonia used to be a penal colony. From the 1860s until the end of the transportations in 1897, about 22,000 criminals and political prisoners were sent to New Caledonia, among them many Communards arrested after the failed Paris Commune.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of France riddles »very hard 31% MartiniqueMartinique632CorsicaCorsica2941New CaledoniaNew Caledonia1909GuadeloupeGuadeloupe592 Which Island has been named after Scotland?New Caledonia. Caledonia is the Latin name given by the Romans to the land in today's Scotland north of their province of Britannia. The island of New Caledonia was named by Captain James Cook on 4 September 1774, as the north-east of the island reminded him of Scotland.Created by: globalquiz.orggeographic names riddles »hard 57% TasmaniaTasmania1473New GuineaNew Guinea1134New CaledoniaNew Caledonia7180New ZealandNew Zealand2627 What is the second largest Greek island? (after Crete)Euboea, with 3670 km2 (1417 sq.m.) is more than twice as large as the third largest island, Lesbos. Euboea is separated from mainland by just 40 m wide Euripus Strait. A bridge over the strait was first constructed in the twenty-first year of the Peloponnesian War (410 BC).Created by: globalquiz.orgislands of Greece riddles »very hard 30% RhodesRhodes2505EuboeaEuboea1501LesbosLesbos390PelopponesePelopponese519 Which Greek island is the largest?Crete is by far the largest of Greek Islands. With 8,336 km2, (3,219 sq. m.) it is more than twice as large as the second, Euboea. Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Greece riddles »average 69% CreteCrete7695EuboeaEuboea655RhodesRhodes1497SicilySicily1149 Play islands quiz and see all the questions.