Which Island is named after Scotland?

Tasmania
New Guinea
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Cale­do­nia is the Latin name given by the Romans to the land in today's Scotland north of their province of Bri­tan­ni­a. The island of New Cale­do­nia was named by Captain James Cook on 4 Sep­tem­ber 1774, as the north-east of the island reminded him of Scot­land.

Answers distribution

Tasmania
New Guinea
New Caledonia
New Zealand
answers
flagGreece
0%
0%
85%
11%
27
flagSpain
2%
0%
81%
16%
43
flagBelgium
4%
8%
78%
8%
23
flagLithuania
9%
0%
72%
13%
22
flagGermany
10%
6%
66%
16%
252
flagCanada
11%
5%
66%
16%
54
flagthe Netherlands
8%
10%
65%
16%
75
flagItaly
4%
7%
65%
21%
64
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
6%
60%
21%
587
flagPoland
11%
9%
58%
20%
17764
flagRepublic of Ireland
9%
9%
58%
22%
53
flagNorway
9%
2%
58%
30%
43
flagthe United States
9%
8%
55%
24%
590
flagUnknown
14%
10%
52%
23%
493
flagFrance
9%
4%
52%
32%
61
flagDenmark
7%
14%
50%
28%
28
flagSweden
18%
4%
50%
27%
22
flagIndia
17%
15%
49%
15%
51
flagthe United Arab Emirates
33%
4%
47%
14%
21
flagAustria
9%
18%
45%
24%
33

Gender

men59%
women54%
Tasmania
12%
12%
New Guinea
7%
11%
New Caledonia
59%
55%
New Zealand
20%
20%

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