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The Territory of Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. It has a population of 2,072 residents who live in a number of “Settlement areas” on the northern tip of the island: Flying Fish Cove (also known as Kampong), Silver City, Poon Saan, and Drumsite. The majority of the population is Chinese Australian. It is called Christmas Island because it was discovered on Christmas Day. Source: Wikipedia

Christmas Island Quiz Questions

Flag of Christmas Island (Australia)

Flag of Christmas Island (Australia) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Who sighted Christmas Island in 1615?
a) James Cook
b) Richard Rowe
c) Horatio Nelson
d) Fletcher Christian

2. When did Christmas Island get its name?
a) 6 January 1776
b) 27 April 1607
c) 10 September 1512
d) 25 December 1643

3. Who gave Christmas Island its name?
a) Christmas Jones
b) Walter Raleigh
c) William Mynors
d) Arthur Phillip

4. Which ocean surrounds Christmas Island?
a) Atlantic
b) Pacific
c) Indian
d) Antarctic

5. When did UK annex Christmas Island?
a) 1756
b) 1888
c) 1763
d) 1842

The location of Christmas Island

The location of Christmas Island (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. When did Christmas Island become an Australian territory?
a) 1945
b) 1918
c) 1967
d) 1958

7. Which is the highest point in Christmas Island?
a) Chapel Hill
b) Swan Hill
c) Murray Hill
d) Rock Hill

8. Who established the first settlement in Christmas Island?
a) George Clunies Ross
b) Sydney Clunies Ross
c) Abel Tasman
d) Vitus Bering

9. Which country occupied Christmas Island during World War II?
a) China
b) Japan
c) France
d) USSR

10. What is the area of Christmas Island?
a) 108 sq. mi.
b) 326 sq. mi.
c) 54 sq. mi.
d) 48 sq. mi.

Christmas Island Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Who sighted Christmas Island in 1615?
b) Richard Rowe

2. When did Christmas Island get its name?
d) 25 December 1643

3. Who gave Christmas Island its name?
c) William Mynors

4. Which ocean surrounds Christmas Island?
c) Indian

5. When did UK annex Christmas Island?
b) 1888

6. When did Christmas Island become an Australian territory?
d) 1958

7. Which is the highest point in Christmas Island?
c) Murray Hill

8. Who established the first settlement in Christmas Island?
a) George Clunies Ross

9. Which country occupied Christmas Island during World War II?
b) Japan

10. What is the area of Christmas Island?
c) 54 sq. mi.

Originally posted 2014-03-04 10:22:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:30 pm

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