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The Big Indian Ocean Quiz

A quiz about an ocean. The Indian one. How hard can it be? Find out now 🙂

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  • Question of

    The Indian ocean encompasses some 20% of the water on the earth’s surface, making it the ____ of our planet’s oceans.

    • Third largest
    • Second largest
    • Largest
  • Question of

    It is bounded to the north by Asia, to the west by Africa, and to the east by…

    • South America
    • Australia
    • Greenland
  • Question of

    Which of the following is NOT part of the Indian Ocean?

    • Red Sea
    • Arabian Sea
    • South China Sea
  • Question of

    Which river does NOT end in the Indian Ocean?

    • Nile
    • Zambezi
    • Euphrates
  • Question of

    Which of the ocean’s underwater ridges reminds us of a nice cold beer?

    • Guinness Ridge
    • Carlsberg Ridge
    • Fosters Ridge
  • Question of

    Which event in 2004 resulted in over 226,000 deaths along the coasts of the Indian Ocean?

    • Typhoon
    • Tsunami
    • Nuclear explosion
  • Question of

    Which is the ocean’s largest island?

    • Sri Lanka
    • Mauritius
    • Madagascar
  • Question of

    How many countries on the African mainland border the Indian Ocean?

    • 2
    • 9
    • 12
  • Question of

    The Indian ocean is named after which country?

    • Uh
    • Hmm
    • Er
    • Duh
    • India?


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  1. Neat quiz here. So glad you included that last one! :- ) Wanted to take it to test my memory about this topic. Ha. Could be better couldn’t be righter! :- ) Surprised that I was correct on number 8 and am wondering if that number has changed in the last 50 years. Now to look that up…


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