10 most difficult Oceania riddlesGeography quiz
What is the highest time zone?
Time zones range from UTC-12 to UTC+14. UTC+14 stretches as far as 30° east of the 180° longitude line and creates a large fold in the International Date Line. In Kiribati (UTC+14), the local time is the same as in Hawaiʻi (UTC−10:00), but the date is one day ahead. It is also 26 hours ahead of Baker Island (UTC−12:00).
What is the largest island in Fiji?
Viti Levu is the biggest island in Fiji and houses more than 600,000 people. The Fijian capital is also found on the island. The island has developed into its present form through a series of geographical events where it was submerged in the sea and buried under massive amounts of lava and volcanic materials. Unique insects such as the Giant Fijian long-horned beetle are only found in this island.
Where did the battle for Guadalcanal take place, from which the US offensive began?
on the Solomon Islands
in the Marshall Islands
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II. It was the first major offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of Japan.
This is a warrior from ...
Tamil Nadu, India
Samoa, Pacific Ocean
The warrior carries a weapon called Nifo'oti, typical to the area. It's a mixture of a traditional weapon used in Oceania with an agricultural tool imported by Europeans.
What is the only country in the world located over all four hemispheres?
Kiribati is a sovereign state in the central Pacific Ocean. It consists of 32 atolls and one island scattered over all four hemispheres in an expanse of ocean equivalent in size to the continental United States.
In which country third-gender people are a part of traditional culture?
Fa'afafine are a commonly well-accepted third-gender people of Samoa. They are male at birth, and explicitly embody both masculine and feminine gender traits. In Samoa, there is very seldom ridicule or displeasure towards a biologically male child who states that they are a girl.
What is the capital city of Papua New Guinea?
According to a survey of world cities by the Intelligence Unit of The Economist, Port Moresby is one of the world's least livable cities (ranked 139 of 140 cities rated).
What is the capital of New Zealand?
In 1865, Wellington became the capital city of New Zealand, replacing much more populous Auckland at the northern extremity of the North Island, due to fears that the then gold-rich South Island would decide to become a separate colony. Wellington is located at the southern tip of the North Island, immediately across the Cook Strait from the South Island.