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Rangitoto Island: Quiz


Question 1: [1][2] Rangitoto is the most recent and the largest (2311 hectares)[3] of the approximately 50 volcanoes of the ________.
Waitemata HarbourOne Tree Hill, New ZealandRangitoto IslandAuckland volcanic field

Question 2: Tama-te-kapua was the captain of the Arawa waka (canoe) and was badly wounded on the island, at a (lost) battle with the Tainui ________ (tribe) at Islington Bay.
IwiMāoriNgāti PorouNgāti Toa

Question 3: There are virtually no streams on the island so plants rely on ________ for moisture.
ClimateEarth rainfall climatologyPrecipitation (meteorology)Rain

Question 4: [2] It is linked by a natural causeway to the much older, non-volcanic ________ and is separated from the mainland of Auckland's North Shore by the Rangitoto Channel.
Rangitoto IslandHauraki GulfMotutapu IslandNew Zealand

Question 5: In total, more than 200 species of trees and flowers thrive on the island, including several species of orchid, as well as more than 40 types of ________.
PlantFlowering plantEmbryophyteFern

Question 6: Military installations were built during World War II to support the ________ harbour defences and to house U.S. troops or store mines.
Hamilton, New ZealandAucklandChristchurchDunedin

Question 7: Rangitoto Island is a volcanic island in the ________ near Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland RegionHauraki GulfGreat Barrier IslandCoromandel Peninsula

Question 8: ________ in North Shore City was created in the destruction, while Rangitoto rose from the sea.
AucklandRangitoto IslandLake PupukeAuckland volcanic field

Question 9: [5][6] Human footprints have been found between layers of Rangitoto volcanic ash on the adjoining ________.
New ZealandRangitoto IslandAucklandMotutapu Island

Question 10: The volcano erupted within the historical memory of the local Māori ________ (tribes).
Ngā RauruIwiNgāti PorouNgāti Toa


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