Cocos Islands Quiz

Cocos Islands is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and between Australia and Sri Lanka. It consists of two atolls and 27 coral islands.

Cocos Islands Quiz Questions

1. Who was the first European to sight Cocos Islands?
a) Thomas Gilbert
b) John Marshall
c) William Dampier
d) William Keeling

2. How are Cocos Islands also known?
a) Gilbert Islands
b) Ellice Islands
c) Keeling Islands
d) Pearl Islands

3. When did Alexander Hare settle in Cocos Islands?
a) 1609
b) 1826
c) 1714
d) 1582

4. Which British scientist was in Cocos Islands in 1836?
a) Charles Darwin
b) Isaac Newton
c) George Hadley
d) Alexander Fleming

5. Which family owned most of the property in Cocos Islands till 1978?
a) Wellesley
b) Curzon
c) Clunies-Ross
d) Hastings

6. Which is the currency of Cocos Islands?
a) American dollar
b) Rupee
c) Baht
d) Australian dollar

7. Which is the largest island of Cocos Islands?
a) Direction Island
b) West Island
c) North Keeling
d) Home Island

8. What is the area of Cocos Islands?
a) 5.6 sq. mi.
b) 12.2 sq. mi.
c) 4.8 sq. mi.
d) 7.1 sq. mi.

9. When did UK transfer Cocos Islands to Australia?
a) 1948
b) 1955
c) 1903
d) 1878

10. When was Cocos Islands Co-operative Society Ltd established?
a) 1964
b) 2008
c) 2000
d) 1979

Cocos Islands Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Who was the first European to sight Cocos Islands?
d) William Keeling

2. How are Cocos Islands also known?
c) Keeling Islands

3. When did Alexander Hare settle in Cocos Islands?
b) 1826

4. Which British scientist was in Cocos Islands in 1836?
a) Charles Darwin

5. Which family owned most of the property in Cocos Islands till 1978?
c) Clunies-Ross

6. Which is the currency of Cocos Islands?
d) Australian dollar

7. Which is the largest island of Cocos Islands?
b) West Island

8. What is the area of Cocos Islands?
a) 5.6 sq. mi.

9. When did UK transfer Cocos Islands to Australia?
b) 1955

10. When was Cocos Islands Co-operative Society Ltd established?
d) 1979

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:34 pm

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