Turks And Caicos Islands

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Turks And Caicos Islands - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Christophere columbus came to Turks and Caicos on his first stop on his initail voyage to the new world?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Christopher Columbus did indeed come to Turks and Caicos on his first stop during his initial voyage to the New World. This was in 1492 when Columbus set sail from Spain with the goal of finding a new trade route to Asia. He first landed in the Bahamas, which include the islands of Turks and Caicos. This marked the beginning of European exploration and colonization of the Americas.

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  • 2. 

    1490 was the year christopher columbus landed in Turks and Caicos.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Christopher Columbus did not land in Turks and Caicos in 1490. Christopher Columbus made his first voyage to the Americas in 1492, and there is no historical evidence to suggest that he ever landed in Turks and Caicos. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 3. 

    Christopher Columbus came to Grand Turk as his first stop on his voyage to the new world.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Christopher Columbus did indeed come to Grand Turk as his first stop on his voyage to the new world. He arrived on the island on October 12, 1492, during his first expedition to find a western route to Asia. Columbus and his crew spent a few days on Grand Turk, restocking supplies and repairing their ships before continuing their journey. This makes the statement "True."

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  • 4. 

    Is Turks and Caicos one big island?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Turks and Caicos is not one big island. It is actually an archipelago consisting of 40 islands and cays, located in the Atlantic Ocean. While the islands are relatively small, they are spread out across a considerable area. Therefore, the statement that Turks and Caicos is one big island is incorrect.

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  • 5. 

    What are the areas in the Turks islands?

    • A.

      Grand Cay and Salt Turks

    • B.

      East Turks and West Turks

    • C.

      Grand Turk and Salt Cay

    Correct Answer
    C. Grand Turk and Salt Cay
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Grand Turk and Salt Cay. These are the specific areas within the Turks islands.

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  • 6. 

    There are 7 areas in the Caicos islands.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "There are 7 areas in the Caicos islands" is false. The Caicos islands actually consist of 8 main islands and numerous smaller cays and islets. These islands are divided into two groups, the Caicos Islands and the Turks Islands. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 7. 

    There are 2 areas in the Turks islands.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the question clearly states that there are 2 areas in the Turks islands. This implies that there are indeed 2 areas in the Turks islands.

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  • 8. 

    Why is grand Turk known for Scuba Diving?

    • A.

      Because of the amazing fish and the coral reefs

    • B.

      Because of the water

    • C.

      Because of the many dolphins you can see

    Correct Answer
    A. Because of the amazing fish and the coral reefs
    Explanation
    Grand Turk is known for scuba diving because of the amazing fish and coral reefs. The presence of diverse marine life and vibrant coral reefs make it an ideal destination for scuba diving enthusiasts. The underwater ecosystem in Grand Turk offers a unique and breathtaking experience for divers, allowing them to explore and witness the beauty of the underwater world.

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  • 9. 

    Grand Turk is known for scuba diving?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Grand Turk is known for scuba diving because it offers some of the best diving spots in the world. The island is surrounded by a barrier reef, known as the Grand Turk Wall, which is famous for its crystal-clear waters, diverse marine life, and stunning coral formations. Scuba divers can explore a variety of dive sites, including deep walls, drop-offs, and underwater canyons. Additionally, Grand Turk is home to several shipwrecks that have become popular dive sites. With its warm waters, excellent visibility, and abundance of marine species, Grand Turk is a top destination for scuba diving enthusiasts.

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  • 10. 

    The Sandles resort is one of the most amazing places you can visit.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement claims that the Sandles resort is one of the most amazing places to visit, but the correct answer is False. This suggests that the Sandles resort may not be as amazing as claimed or there may be other places that are considered more amazing than the Sandles resort.

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  • 11. 

    What is one of the triebs that lived on the islands peacfully?

    Correct Answer
    tanio
    wizards
    cherokee
    Athabaskin

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