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The Falkland Islands Quiz

30 years on from when most of us heard of them for the first time - what do you know about them now? 10 Questions.

 
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Where are the Falkland Islands?

  • North Atlantic
  • South Atlantic
  • South Pacific
  • Indian Ocean

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What is the capital of the Falkland Islands?

  • Stanley
  • Livingstone
  • Victoria
  • Albert

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Which country invaded the islands in 1982 and thus precipitated a war with Britain?

  • South Africa
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • USA

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What name do the Argentinians use for the islands?

  • Malvados
  • Islas Malvinas
  • Azores
  • Ascension

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How many islands make up the archipelago we call the Falkland Islands?

  • 2
  • 94
  • 452
  • 778

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What is the approximate population of the islands?

  • 3150
  • 12600
  • 42000
  • 224000

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During the Falklands war a member of The Queens family served by flying Sea King helicopters. Who was it?

  • Prince William
  • Prince Charles
  • Prince Edward
  • Prince Andrew

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Who was Britain's prime minister at the time of the conflict?

  • Edward Heath
  • John Major
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • James Callaghan

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What type of farming is of major economic importance to the islands?

  • Sheep
  • Cattle
  • Wheat
  • Barley

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What kind of government currently rules the Falkland Islands?

  • Argentinian
  • Independent with their own parliament
  • British Overseas Territory
  • Crown Dependency

 

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