Not every island is a stereotypical sandy paradise with a tropical breeze. In fact, some of our world's most intriguing islands are anything but that. Abandoned cities. Haunted buildings. Mysterious relics. Are you a strange island expert? Show your stuff with this quiz.
Question 1 of 20
True or False: Dubai has plans to develop a group of artificial islands in the shape of a world map.
Question 2 of 20
How many Uros people still live on the Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca in Peru?
Question 3 of 20
Which tree on Socotra Island is known for its red sap?
Question 4 of 20
Why did Don Julian hang thousands of dolls and doll parts from wire at his property, which has come to be called La Isla de las Munecas (The Island of the Dolls), in Mexico?
Question 5 of 20
How many tourists visit the Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca in Peru each year?
Question 6 of 20
Which strange island has most recently served as the set for a game show?
Question 7 of 20
Which strange island is best described as an abandoned city?
Question 8 of 20
Which of these islands once served as an asylum for the mentally ill and as a place of quarantine for plague victims?
Question 9 of 20
What is the proper name for the massive statues on Easter Island?
Question 10 of 20
How did the Easter Islanders move the average 14-ton, 13-feet-tall maois from the rock quarry to other places on the island?
Question 11 of 20
Al Capone spent time on which of these islands?
Question 12 of 20
The island of Madagascar broke off from which continent 165 million years ago?
Question 13 of 20
True or False: Ninety percent of Madagascar's flora and fauna is unique to the island.
Question 14 of 20
Which of these islands is nicknamed "The Galapagos of the East"?
Question 15 of 20
What is Dubai's Palm Jumeirah artificial island made of?
Question 16 of 20
How did Alcatraz get its name?
Question 17 of 20
True or false: Chinese and South Korean men were forcibly brought to the island of Hashima to work at the coal mines.
Question 18 of 20
According to legend, why did one of the doctors at the asylum for the mentally ill on Poveglia Island leap from the bell tower?
Question 19 of 20
How many people lived on Easter Island at its height?
Question 20 of 20