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Hawaii: Quiz

Hawaii Quiz Answers

  1. The 8 main islands of Hawaii from largest to smallest are Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau and Kahoolawe.

  2. True. Volcanic mountains absorb tremendous amounts of water and create fresh water reservoirs.

  3. True. South Point, on the island of Hawaii, is the southernmost point in the US.

  4. Mauna Loa has the greatest volume of any volcano, 10,200 cubic miles.

  5. False. The first capital of Hawaii was Lahaina.

  6. Honolulu is located on the island of Oahu.

  7. True. The islands are drifting at 1 inch per year.

  8. The first king of Hawaii was Kamehameha I in 1810.

  9. Yes, all of the land of Hawaii is volcanic.

  10. Hawaii is closer to North America.

  11. Kure island is at the northern end of Hawaii.

  12. True. The Hawaiian chain is over 1,500 miles long.

  13. The oldest volcano on the island of Hawaii is Kohala.

  14. Pele is the goddess of fire.

  15. The Hawaiian hot spot over which the islands were formed has been active for over 70 million years.