Which Island has been named after Scotland?

Tasmania
New Guinea
New Caledonia
New Zealand
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.

Answers distribution

Tasmania
New Guinea
New Caledonia
New Zealand
answers
flagGreece
0%
0%
84%
11%
26
flagSpain
2%
0%
82%
15%
40
flagBelgium
5%
5%
80%
10%
20
flagItaly
2%
11%
73%
13%
45
flagCanada
10%
6%
68%
14%
48
flagGermany
11%
5%
67%
15%
207
flagLithuania
11%
0%
66%
16%
18
flagthe Netherlands
6%
13%
63%
16%
60
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
6%
59%
22%
503
flagNorway
9%
2%
59%
28%
42
flagPoland
11%
8%
58%
20%
14811
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
8%
57%
24%
45
flagSweden
11%
5%
55%
27%
18
flagthe United States
10%
8%
54%
24%
485
flagUnknown
13%
9%
53%
23%
266
flagIndia
20%
11%
52%
13%
44
flagDenmark
4%
14%
52%
28%
21
flagthe United Arab Emirates
31%
5%
52%
10%
19
flagFrance
11%
3%
45%
39%
51
flagAustria
9%
28%
38%
19%
21

Gender

men60%
women54%
Tasmania
12%
13%
New Guinea
7%
11%
New Caledonia
60%
54%
New Zealand
19%
20%

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