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What South American country does the Galápagos Islands belong to? Ecuador
93.3%
Peru
3.3%
Colombia
1.7%
Venezuela
1.7%
What was the name of the ship the Charles Darwin sailed to the Galápagos Islands? Beagle
86.7%
Collie
1.7%
Shepherd
3.3%
Labador
3.3%
What body of water is the Galápagos Islands situated in? Pacific Ocean
78.3%
Atlantic Ocean
8.3%
Caribbean Sea
3.3%
Gulf of Mexico
3.3%
What is the principal language of the Galápagos Islands? Spanish
76.7%
Portuguese
8.3%
English
3.3%
French
6.7%
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
71.7%
Apo Reef
5%
Red Sea Coral Reef
3.3%
Belize Barrier Reef
3.3%
In what year did Ecuador annex the Galápagos Islands? 1832
38.3%
1803
11.7%
1907
25%
1944
11.7%
Can you fly an airplane directly to the Galápagos Islands? Yes
36.7%
No
40%
Maybe
3.3%
Once a year
5%
How many main islands compose the Galápagos Islands? 18
36.7%
20
11.7%
15
28.3%
22
15%
Who was the first European to discover the Galápagos Islands? Fray Tomás de Berlanga
31.7%
Hernán Cortés
15%
Charles Darwin
25%
Juan Pizarro
20%
In what year did the Galápagos Islands become a national park? 1959
20%
1967
21.7%
1944
16.7%
1971
26.7%

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