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U.S. Virgin Islands Trivia

Can you answer these questions about the territory of the U.S Virgin Islands?
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Last updated: August 20, 2020
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Three main islands
Saint Croix
Saint John
Saint Thomas
The U.S. Virgin Islands is the only U.S. territory to have coasts on both of these two bodies of water
Atlantic Ocean
Caribbean Sea
Capital
Charlotte Amalie
Former capital of the Danish West Indies
Christiansted
Biggest industry
Tourism
This is the easternmost point in the U.S including territories
Point Udall
The islands are known for this type of beach found in Magens Bay and Trunk Bay
White sand beaches
The U.S. Virgin Islands is often struck by these tropical cyclones which cause widespread damage and destruction
Hurricanes
The islands are home to the oldest _____ tree in the Caribbean
Baobab
The U.S. Virgin Islands were "discovered" and named by this Italian explorer
Christopher Columbus
The Virgin Islands were once a refuge for these sea raiders whose symbol is the Jolly Roger
Pirates
This Founding Father was born on Nevis, but also spent part of his childhood in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Alexander Hamilton
This famous Impressionist painter was born on one of the U.S. Virgin Islands when it was still the Danish West Indies
Camille Pissarro
This holiday celebrated on March 31st marks the day when the U.S. took control of the islands from Denmark back in 1917
Transfer Day
Most of the Virgin Islands National Park is on land that was owned by Laurance, grandson of this business magnate and philanthropist
John D. Rockefeller
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