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Question 1: In particular, it is host to almost the entire world population of the ________ (Diomedea dabbenena) and the Atlantic Petrel (Pterodroma incerta).
Tristan AlbatrossProcellariiformesWandering AlbatrossBird

Question 2: It is a dependency of Tristan da Cunha and part of the ________ of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.
EnglandBermudaBritish overseas territoriesUnited Kingdom

Question 3: Gough and ________ are a protected wildlife reserve, which has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Inaccessible IslandCornwall and West Devon Mining LandscapeSt Kilda, ScotlandGiant's Causeway

Question 4: The grant will also pay for the assessment of a rat problem on ________ island.
MayotteBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryTristan da CunhaSaint Helena

Question 5: ________ (depending on ongoing research projects)
Marine biologyMicrobiologyBiologistBiology

Question 6: It has been described as one of the least disrupted ________ of its kind and one of the best shelters for nesting seabirds in the Atlantic.
EcosystemEcologyEcosystem ecologySystems ecology

Question 7: The weather station on Gough Island is operated as part of the network of the ________.
South African Weather ServiceNational Weather ServicePakistan Meteorological DepartmentPhilippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration

Question 8: Gough Island (/ˈɡɒf/, rhymes with cough; also known historically as Gonçalo Álvares) is a volcanic island in the South ________.
Pacific OceanArctic OceanIndian OceanAtlantic Ocean







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