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Galápagos Islands: Quiz


Question 1: Another expedition from that Academy was done in 1932 (Templeton Crocker Expedition) to collect insects, ________, shells, fossils, birds and plants.
Fish anatomyPelagic fishFishForage fish

Question 2:
What type is thing is Galpagos Islands?
Natural cold springs
Nine-cylinder single-row naturally-aspirated air-cooled radial engine
natural lake with dam

Question 3:

Question 4: Its English name was given after ________.
Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of NewcastleWilliam Pitt the YoungerRobert WalpoleWilliam Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

Question 5: Española (Hood) Island: Its name was given in honor of ________.

Question 6: [3] When specimens of birds were analysed on his return to ________ it was found that many apparently different kinds of birds were species of finches which were also unique to islands.
ScotlandUnited KingdomEnglandWales

Question 7: San Cristóbal (Chatham) Island: It bears the name of the Patron Saint of seafarers, "________".
Saint ChristopherSaint BarbaraVitusSaint George

Question 8: Pinta Island was home to the last remaining Pinta Tortoise, called ________.
Geochelone nigra abingdoniTurtleGalápagos tortoiseGalápagos Islands

Question 9: It is also atop the ________, a place where the Earth's crust is being melted from below by a mantle plume, creating volcanoes.
Galápagos IslandsGalápagos hotspotVolcán WolfCocos Plate

Question 10: Galápagos Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas agassisi, a subspecies of the ________.
Leatherback turtleGreen turtleSea turtleHawksbill turtle


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