Cook Islands Quiz

Cook islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand. Cook islands is named after Captain Cook, who sighted them in 1770.

Cook Islands Quiz Questions

1. Which is the capital of Cook Islands?
a) Takutea
b) Jamestwon
c) Freetown
d) Avarua

2. When did Cook Islands become a New Zealand protectorate?
a) 1774
b) 1901
c) 1888
d) 1892

3. What is colour of stars on Cook Islands’ flag?
a) Yellow
b) Red
c) White
d) Blue

4. Who is credited introducing papaya in Aitutaki?
a) William Bligh
b) James Cook
c) Thomas Davis
d) Robert Woonton

5. How was Manihiki Atoll formerly known?
a) Parry Island
b) Humphrey’s Island
c) Fenua Iti
d) Danger Atoll

6. Who was the first European to sight Pukapuka Atoll?
a) John Byron
b) George Anson
c) Alvaro de Mendana
d) Hernando Cortez

7. Who discovered Rakahanga Atoll?
a) John Byron
b) George Anson
c) Alvaro de Mendana
d) Pedro Fernandes de Quiros

8. Which cyclone hit Cook Islands on 1 November 1997?
a) Cyclone Heta
b) Cyclone Martin
c) Cyclone Andrew
d) Cyclone Irene

9. Where did William Marsters settle in 1862?
a) Palmerston Atoll
b) Mauke
c) Hervey Islands
d) Mitiaro

10. Which of the following islands is not an atoll?
a) Suwarrow
b) Penrhyn
c) Nassau
d) Atiu

Cook Islands Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Which is the capital of Cook Islands?
d) Avarua

2. When did Cook Islands become a New Zealand protectorate?
b) 1901

3. What is colour of stars on Cook Islands’ flag?
c) White

4. Who is credited introducing papaya in Aitutaki?
a) William Bligh

5. How was Manihiki Atoll formerly known?
b) Humphrey’s Island

6. Who was the first European to sight Pukapuka Atoll?
c) Alvaro de Mendana

7. Who discovered Rakahanga Atoll?
d) Pedro Fernandes de Quiros

8. Which cyclone hit Cook Islands on 1 November 1997?
b) Cyclone Martin

9. Where did William Marsters settle in 1862?
a) Palmerston Atoll

10. Which of the following islands is not an atoll?
c) Nassau

Originally posted 2013-04-26 12:53:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:32 pm

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