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What South American country does the Galápagos Islands belong to? Ecuador
93.8%
Peru
3.1%
Colombia
1.5%
Venezuela
1.5%
What was the name of the ship the Charles Darwin sailed to the Galápagos Islands? Beagle
87.7%
Collie
1.5%
Shepherd
3.1%
Labador
3.1%
What is the principal language of the Galápagos Islands? Spanish
78.5%
Portuguese
7.7%
English
3.1%
French
6.2%
What body of water is the Galápagos Islands situated in? Pacific Ocean
78.5%
Atlantic Ocean
7.7%
Caribbean Sea
3.1%
Gulf of Mexico
3.1%
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
69.2%
Apo Reef
4.6%
Red Sea Coral Reef
3.1%
Belize Barrier Reef
4.6%
Can you fly an airplane directly to the Galápagos Islands? Yes
38.5%
No
36.9%
Maybe
4.6%
Once a year
4.6%
How many main islands compose the Galápagos Islands? 18
38.5%
20
10.8%
15
26.2%
22
15.4%
In what year did Ecuador annex the Galápagos Islands? 1832
36.9%
1803
12.3%
1907
24.6%
1944
12.3%
Who was the first European to discover the Galápagos Islands? Fray Tomás de Berlanga
33.8%
Hernán Cortés
13.8%
Charles Darwin
24.6%
Juan Pizarro
18.5%
In what year did the Galápagos Islands become a national park? 1959
20%
1967
21.5%
1944
16.9%
1971
26.2%

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