Papua New Guinea Quiz

Map of Papua New Guinea

Map of Papua New Guinea (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Papua New Guinea Quiz Questions

1) When did Papua New Guinea become independent?
a) 10 March 1964
b) 12 May 1948
c) 16 September1975
d) 21 December 1971

2) Who is Papua New Guinea’s head of state?
a) President
b) Chancellor
c) Dutch monarch
d) British monarch

3) What is the area of Papua New Guinea?
a) 98,750 sq. mi.
b) 178,704 sq. mi.
c) 3,240,228 sq. mi.
d) 5,600 sq. mi.

4) Which sea is to the north of New Britain?
a) Bismarck
b) Tasman
c) Caribbean
d) Bering

4) Who was elected Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in 2007?
a) Mekere Morauta
b) Michael Somare
c) Alexander Downer
d) Paul Keating

5) Which is the capital of Papua New Guinea?
a) Tari
b) Port Moresby
c) Vamimo
d) Wewak

6) Who was Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in 1997-1999?
a) Herbert Murray
b) John Hayes
c) William Skate
d) John Moresby

7) Who was elected Papua New Guinea’s governor general in 2004?
a) Albert Kipalan
b) Pato Kakaraya
c) Paulias Matane
d) John Howard

8) Which is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
a) Pound
b) Kina
c) Guilder
d) Dollar

9) When did Australia take over German New Guinea as a mandated territory?
a) 1921
b) 1914
c) 1906
d) 1901

10) Which island declared independence from Papua New Guinea in 1990?
a) New Ireland
b) Bougainville
c) Manus
d) Lorengau

Papua New Guinea Quiz Questions with Answers

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Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Michael Somare and his wife, Lady Veronica Somare. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did Papua New Guinea become independent?
c) 16 September1975

2) Who is Papua New Guinea’s head of state?
d) British monarch

3) What is the area of Papua New Guinea?
b) 178,704 sq. mi.

4) Which sea is to the north of New Britain?
a) Bismarck

4) Who was elected Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in 2007?
b) Michael Somare

5) Which is the capital of Papua New Guinea?
b) Port Moresby

6) Who was Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in 1997-1999?
c) William Skate

7) Who was elected Papua New Guinea’s governor general in 2004?
c) Paulias Matane

8) Which is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
b) Kina

9) When did Australia take over German New Guinea as a mandated territory?
a) 1921

10) Which island declared independence from Papua New Guinea in 1990?
b) Bougainville

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:36 am

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