American Samoa Quiz

American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States of America located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of the sovereign state of Samoa (Western Samoa). American Samoa is part of the Samoan Islands chain, located west of the Cook Islands, north of Tonga, and some 500 km south of Tokelau. To the west are the islands of the Wallis and Futuna group.

American Samoa Quiz Questions

Location map of American Samoa Equirectangular...

Location map of American Samoa Equirectangular projection, N/S stretching 102 %. Geographic limits of the map: N: 10.8° S S: 15.0° S W: 173.1° W E: 167.9° W (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Who sighted Samoa in 1722?
a) Charles Wilkes
b) R. W. Meade
c) Jacob Roggeveen
d) Dinis Dias

2. Who claimed Swains Island in 1856?
a) George Worth
b) William Wake
c) George Byron
d) Eli Jennings

3. Who discovered Rose Island?
a) Valentine Starbuck
b) Louis de Freycinet
c) Michael Baker
d) Obed Starbuck

4. When did USA sign a treaty to establish a naval base in Pago Pago?
a) 1900
b) 1724
c) 1814
d) 1878

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Flag of American Samoa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. When did Swains Island become part of American Samoa?
a) 1925
b) 1901
c) 1896
d) 1914

6. Which is the largest island in American Samoa?
a) Ofu
b) Aunuu
c) Tutuila
d) Olosega

7. Which is the capital of American Samoa?
a) Providence
b) Luma
c) Pago Pago
d) Koror

Administrative divisions of American Samoa

Administrative divisions of American Samoa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. Which is the highest point in American Samoa?
a) Matafao Peak
b) Mount Ossa
c) Lassen Peak
d) Mount Pelion

9. Who was American Samoa’s first elected governor?
a) Togiola Tulafono
b) Tauese Sunia
c) Peter Coleman
d) A. P. Lutali

10. Which bird appears on American Samoa’s flag?
a) Golden falcon
b) Bald eagle
c) Dove
d) Sparrow

American Samoa Quiz Questions with Answers

Pacific explorer Jacob Roggeveen (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Who sighted Samoa in 1722?
c) Jacob Roggeveen

2. Who claimed Swains Island in 1856?
d) Eli Jennings

3. Who discovered Rose Island?
b) Louis de Freycinet

4. When did USA sign a treaty to establish a naval base in Pago Pago?
d) 1878

5. When did Swains Island become part of American Samoa?
a) 1925

6. Which is the largest island in American Samoa?
c) Tutuila

7. Which is the capital of American Samoa?
c) Pago Pago

8. Which is the highest point in American Samoa?
a) Matafao Peak

9. Who was American Samoa’s first elected governor?
c) Peter Coleman

10. Which bird appears on American Samoa’s flag?
b) Bald eagle

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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:33 am

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