Can You Match the Island to the Sea or Ocean?

By: Becky Stigall
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About This Quiz

How many of the world's islands are you familiar with? Take this quiz to find out.

When we think of islands, we tend to think of warm, sandy beaches, and fruity drinks with little umbrellas. And, although that's a nice mental picture of an island getaway, it's not always a reality for most of the world's islands.

In fact, islands are found throughout the world, from the tropical paradises to the arctic circle. We've compiled a list of some of the more well-known ones for this quiz, and we challenge you to name the ocean each one is located in.

Roughly 100,000 islands are floating around in the oceans of the Earth. These islands range from tiny to huge - in fact, Australia is both an island and a continent... that's impressive. And, the majority of the world's islands are located in the Pacific Ocean. Now, this may be because the Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world, but it doesn't mean that if you don't know the correct answer for the questions in this quiz you can guess the Pacific Ocean because it has the most islands.

Take this quiz to find out how well you know your island geography.

Maui

Maui is in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of the US state of Hawaii.

The Bahamas

The Bahamas are in the Atlantic Ocean. The islands are known as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

Santorini Island

Santorini Island is in the Aegean Sea. It is part of Greece and is sometimes called Thera.

Flatey Island

Flatey Island is in the Indian Ocean. The island is part of Indonesia.

Kadavu Island

Kadavu Island is in the Andaman Sea. It is part of Thailand.

Tahiti

Tahiti is in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of French Polynesia.

British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands are in the Caribbean Ocean. The official currency is the US dollar.

Bora Bora

Bora Bora is in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of French Polynesia.

Oahu Island

Oahu is in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of Hawaii.

Capri

Capri is in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is part of Italy.

Isla de los Estados

Isla de los Estados is in the Atlantic Ocean. It is part of Argentina.

Gable Island

Gable Island is in the Atlantic. It is part of Argentina.

Aleutian Islands

The Aleutian Islands are in the Pacific Ocean. They are a chain of islands between Alaska and Russia.

Guam

Guam is in the Pacific Ocean. It is a U.S. Territory.

Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of Canada.

Easter Island

Easter Island is in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of Chile.

Clipperton Island

Clipperton Island is in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of France.

Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha is in the Atlantic Ocean. It is part of Brazil.

Macauley Island

Macauley Island is in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of New Zealand.

Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are in the Atlantic Ocean. They are part of Denmark.

Christmas Island

Christmas Island is in the Indian Ocean. It is part of Australia.

Pamban Island

Pamban Island is in the Indian Ocean. It is part of India.

Baffin Island

Baffin Island is in the Atlantic Ocean. It is part of Canada.

Europa Island

Europa Island is in the Indian Ocean. It is part of France.

Vypin Island

Vypin Island is in the Indian Ocean. It is part of India.

Axel Heiberg Island

Axel Heiberg Island is in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Canada.

Victoria Island

Victoria Island is in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Canada.

Grímsey Island

Grímsey Island is in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Iceland.

Bear Island

Bear Island is in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Norway.

Dikson Island

Dikson Island is in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Russia.

Barter Island

Barter Island is in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of the United States.

Baker Island

Baker Island is in the Pacific Ocean. It is a U.S. territory.

Wrangel Island

Wrangel Island is in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Russia.

Clavering Island

Clavering Island is in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Denmark.

Penang

Penang is in the Indian Ocean. It is part of Malaysia.

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