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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Marshall Islands Quiz

See if you can answer these quiz questions pertaining to the MARSHALL ISLANDS without the help of literary resources and the Internet. Answers are provided at the end — good luck!

1)      Which of the following atolls was not the site for nuclear weapons testing by the UNITED STATES in the mid-20th century?
A — Bikini Atoll
B — Enewetak Atoll
C — Kili Atoll

2)      True or false: Marshallese residents drive on the left side of their country’s roads.
A — True
B — False

3)      The world’s third-smallest country by area is south of the Marshall Islands. Which Pacific Ocean country is it?

4)      The Marshall Islands’ main parallel island chains are known as Ratak and Ralik in the Marshallese language. What are they known as in English?
A — east and west
B — serenity and tranquility
C — sunrise and sunset

5)      The country has one of the smallest export economies in the world and heavily rely on U.S. monetary aid. What is one major export?
A — copra cakes
B — canned goods
C — wool

Question 1:
C . . . . . Kili

Question 2:
B . . . . . False

Question 3:
B . . . . . Nauru

Question 4:
C. . . . . sunrise and sunset

Question 5:
A . . . . . copra (coconut) cakes

So, how did you do? Thanks for taking this quiz! Map image is credited to National Geographic's Mapmaker Interactive (↗)

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