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Super Quiz: The Pacific Ocean

Posted: August 4, 2014 at 2:27 a.m.

  1. What forms the Pacific Ocean's eastern border?

  2. Who was the first European to sight the Pacific from the Americas?

  3. Who gave the ocean its current name?

  4. What is the ocean's deepest point?

  5. What strait connects the Pacific with the Arctic Ocean?

  6. What is the largest of the Pacific islands?

  7. What strait joins the Pacific and the Indian oceans?

  8. Name any one of the three main island groups in the Pacific Ocean.

  9. What strait joins the Pacific with the Atlantic Ocean?

ANSWERS:

  1. The Americas

  2. Vasco Nunez de Balboa

  3. Ferdinand Magellan

  4. Mariana Trench

  5. Bering Strait

  6. New Guinea

  7. Strait of Malacca

  8. Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia

  9. Strait of Magellan

ActiveStyle on 08/04/2014

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