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Easter Island Trivia

15 open questions about Easter Island.
Quiz by helpdeks
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Last updated: November 30, 2022
First submittedFebruary 22, 2022
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European explorer who discovered Easter Island on Easter Sunday 1722.
Jacob Roggeveen
Indigenous name of Easter Island and/or its inhabitants.
Rapa Nui
Chilean region to which Easter Island administratively belongs.
Valparaíso
Undeciphered glyphs found on Easter Island.
Rongorongo
Massive statues scattered around the island.
Moai
Main town on the island.
Hanga Roa
Pirate slave raids from this country decimated a large part of the island's population.
Peru
Nearest inhabited island.
Pitcairn
Large Pacific group of islands Easter Island is said to belong to.
Polynesia
Name of the creator god according to Easter Island indigenous mythology.
Makemake
Discovered in 2005, this type of celestial body was named after the aforementioned god.
Dwarf planet
British explorer who visited Easter Island in 1744.
James Cook
Island group from which the first Easter Islanders likely arrived.
Marquesas Islands
Dominant religion on the island.
Catholicism
Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer who visited the island in the 1950s whose Polynesian origin theory garnered little acceptance from mainstream anthropologists.
Thor Heyerdahl
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Jul 14, 2022
This quiz is nearly impossible! Shouldn't Christianity work for the religion question? Also, the celestial body question makes it seem like the whole classification of dwarf planets was named after Makemake. Good quiz though.