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Question 1: Mainland ________ as opposed to its offshore islands.
IrelandNorthern IrelandWalesIrish people

Question 2: mainland itself where "continental United States," which also excludes Alaska, is more commonly used instead); note: this latter term is also more precisely referred to as the "________."
HawaiiIndianaContiguous United StatesVirginia

Question 3: Mainland ________, as opposed to Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Cape Breton Island or Vancouver Island;
CanadaUnited StatesUnited KingdomBarbados

Question 4: Mainland France (Le Continent), as opposed to ________; in relation to its Overseas Departments and Territories, the term Metropolitan France (France Métropolitaine) is more commonly used;

Question 5: Mainland Scotland as opposed to its many offshore islands including the Western Isles and ________ or Shetland.
EnglandUnited KingdomOrkneyScottish people

Question 6: the island of Great Britain), as opposed to the ________, the Isle of Man, Northern Ireland (although when used to differentiate Britain from Ireland it can be considered an offensive usage) or any other British island.
United KingdomEnglandJerseyChannel Islands

Question 7: Note that "the mainland" in ________ is ambiguous between this sense and the preceding one; using the phrase to mean "Great Britain as opposed to Northern Ireland" is considered objectionable by many Nationalists.
Northern IrelandIrish peopleScotlandUnited Kingdom

Question 8: Sometimes its residents are called "________".
TaiwanChiang Kai-shekHong KongMainlander (China)

Question 9: Mainland ________, as opposed to Saaremaa, Hiiumaa and other Western Estonian islands.

Question 10: Mainland is a name given to a large landmass in a region (as contrasted with a nearby ________ or islands), or to the largest of a group of islands in an archipelago.
Volcanic arcCoral reefIsthmusIsland


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