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NASA Satellite Image of Pitcairn Island

NASA Satellite Image of Pitcairn Island in the Pacific Ocean (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Pitcairn Islands are a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific. The four islands – Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno – are spread over several hundred miles of ocean and have a total land area of about 47 square kilometres (18 sq mi). Only Pitcairn, the second largest island measuring about 3.6 kilometres (2.2 mi) from east to west, is inhabited. -Wikipedia

Pitcairn Islands Quiz Questions

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1. Who was the captain of Bounty?
a) Alexander Smith
b) William Bligh
c) Edward Christian
d) James Morrison

2. When was the mutiny on Bounty?
a) 1 March 1756
b) 28 April 1789
c) 12 July 1692
d) 14 October 1575

3. Who led the mutiny on Bounty?
a) Fletcher Christian
b) George Johnston
c) Lachlan Macquarie
d) Colin Campbell

4. Where did the mutineers of Bounty first try to settle?
a) Norfolk Island
b) Christmas Island
c) Antigua
d) Tubuai

5. Who was the lone mutineer found alive in Pitcairn Island in 1808?
a) John Clipperton
b) Jacinto Zamora
c) John Adams
d) Mariano Gomez

6. When did Pitcairn Islands come under the jurisdiction of British High Commissioner for the Western Pacific?
a) 1774
b) 1808
c) 1898
d) 1854

7. When were Pitcairn Islands under the administration of the governor of Fiji?
a) 1914-1918
b) 1952-1970
c) 1919-1945
d) 1814-1848

8. When did Pitcairn Islands come under the jurisdiction of British High Commissioner in New Zealand?
a) 1970
b) 1918
c) 1945
d) 1975

9. Which is the capital of Pitcairn Islands?
a) Motusa
b) Adamstown
c) Oinafa
d) Harrisburg

10. When did UNESCO designate Henderson Island a World Heritage site?
a) 2000
b) 2008
c) 1988
d) 1996

Pitcairn Islands Quiz Questions with Answers

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Stamp pitcairn islands 1,5 d (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Who was the captain of Bounty?
b) William Bligh

2. When was the mutiny on Bounty?
b) 28 April 1789

3. Who led the mutiny on Bounty?
a) Fletcher Christian

4. Where did the mutineers of Bounty first try to settle?
d) Tubuai

5. Who was the lone mutineer found alive in Pitcairn Island in 1808?
c) John Adams

6. When did Pitcairn Islands come under the jurisdiction of British High Commissioner for the Western Pacific?
c) 1898

7. When were Pitcairn Islands under the administration of the governor of Fiji?
b) 1952-1970

8. When did Pitcairn Islands come under the jurisdiction of British High Commissioner in New Zealand?
a) 1970

9. Which is the capital of Pitcairn Islands?
b) Adamstown

10. When did UNESCO designate Henderson Island a World Heritage site?
c) 1988

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Updated: July 26, 2016 — 9:53 pm

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