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What South American country does the Galápagos Islands belong to? Ecuador
93.1%
Peru
3.4%
Colombia
1.7%
Venezuela
1.7%
What was the name of the ship the Charles Darwin sailed to the Galápagos Islands? Beagle
86.2%
Collie
1.7%
Shepherd
3.4%
Labador
3.4%
What body of water is the Galápagos Islands situated in? Pacific Ocean
77.6%
Atlantic Ocean
8.6%
Caribbean Sea
3.4%
Gulf of Mexico
3.4%
What is the principal language of the Galápagos Islands? Spanish
75.9%
Portuguese
8.6%
English
3.4%
French
6.9%
In 1986, the 70,000 square kilometers of ocean surrounding the islands was declared a marine reserve, second in size only to? The Great Barrier Reef
70.7%
Apo Reef
5.2%
Red Sea Coral Reef
3.4%
Belize Barrier Reef
3.4%
In what year did Ecuador annex the Galápagos Islands? 1832
37.9%
1803
12.1%
1907
25.9%
1944
10.3%
How many main islands compose the Galápagos Islands? 18
36.2%
20
12.1%
15
29.3%
22
13.8%
Can you fly an airplane directly to the Galápagos Islands? Yes
34.5%
No
41.4%
Maybe
3.4%
Once a year
5.2%
Who was the first European to discover the Galápagos Islands? Fray Tomás de Berlanga
31%
Hernán Cortés
15.5%
Charles Darwin
24.1%
Juan Pizarro
20.7%
In what year did the Galápagos Islands become a national park? 1959
20.7%
1967
20.7%
1944
17.2%
1971
25.9%

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