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Question 1: From 1885 to 1914 New Ireland was a part of ________ and bore the name Neumecklenburg.
German New GuineaGerman colonial empireGerman SamoaGerman South-West Africa

Question 2: Kulap - chalk limestone funerary sculpturesMale Figure (Kulap) at the ________
Museum of Modern ArtMetropolitan Museum of ArtWestern paintingUnited States

Question 3: The tropical ________ of New Ireland is long, narrow and mountainous covered by several mountain ranges and dense rainforests.
Coral reefVolcanic arcIslandIsthmus

Question 4: Later arrivals included the ________ people.
LapitaEaster IslandPolynesiaNiue

Question 5: After World War I New Ireland was ceded to ________.
BarbadosCanadaUnited KingdomAustralia

Question 6: Both islands are a part of the Bismarck Archipelago, named after ________, and they are separated by the Saint George's Channel.
Leo von CapriviBernhard von BülowGeorg von HertlingOtto von Bismarck

Question 7: The island lies between two and five degrees south of the ________.
5th parallel northEquator1st parallel north1st parallel south

Question 8: In 1942, during ________, the island was captured by Japanese forces and was under their control.
Soviet occupationsWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 9: The first inhabitants of the Bismarck Archipelago arrived around 33,000 years ago after sailing from what is now ________.
Saudi ArabiaPapua New GuineaPhilippinesEast Timor

Question 10: New Ireland (Tok Pisin: Niu Ailan) is a large island in ________, approximately 8,650 km² in area.
Saudi ArabiaPhilippinesEast TimorPapua New Guinea







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