The Ultimate Virgin Islands National Park Quiz
by Staff
Virgin Islands National Park is a true paradise, offering extravagant sea life, breathtaking views, and exhilarating hikes in the forest. The park includes more than 9,000 acres of beaches and some 5,000 acres of underwater trails. If you're visiting the Caribbean, the Virgin Islands National Park is a "must do" on your itinerary. Take this quiz to learn more about this fascinating park.

Where is Virgin Islands National park located?

  • St. John
  • St. Thomas
  • both of the above

What accommodations are available at Virgin Islands National park?

  • a campground
  • a bed and breakfast
  • both of the above

The Virgin Islands National park includes:

  • beaches and underwater trails
  • forests
  • both of the above

When was the Virgin Islands National park founded?

  • in the 1930s
  • in the 1950s
  • in the 1970s

Where in the Virgin Islands National park can you find a spectacular view?

  • Trunk Bay
  • Whistling Cay
  • Reef Bay Trail

What island in the national park was once used as a lookout?

  • Whistling Cay
  • Reef Bay
  • Trunk Island

How many different plant species are found in the national park?

  • more than 100 species
  • more than 500 species
  • more than 700 species

Where can you find a self-guided underwater snorkeling tour in the national park?

  • Reef Bay
  • Trunk Bay
  • Petroglyph Bay

What can you learn at the Annaberg Sugar Mill Ruins?

  • plantation history
  • colonization history
  • slavery history

What will you find along the Reef Bay Trail?

  • old sugar estates
  • old sugar plantations
  • exotic sea life

What will you see at Petroglyph Bay?

  • a waterfall
  • petroglyphs
  • both of the above

Who created the petroglyphs at Petroglyph Bay?

  • the Tainos
  • the Mayans
  • the Spanish

When did Columbus visit the Virgin Islands?

  • in 1433
  • in 1493
  • in 1533

Where does the name "Virgin Islands" come from?

  • St. Ursula's virgins
  • Columbus's interest in virgins
  • a local food delicacy

Who visited the islands during the 1500s and 1600s?

  • the French
  • pirates
  • both of the above

Who built sugar plantations in the Virgin Islands during the 17th century?

  • the English
  • the Americans
  • the Danish

What type of labor was used on the Virgin Island sugar plantations?

  • slave labor
  • child labor
  • paid labor

The beautiful landscape of the Virgin Islands is the result of:

  • volcanoes
  • water erosion
  • both of the above

What is a unique feature of the underwater trails in the national park?

  • underwater markers
  • underwater descriptions of habitat
  • both of the above

How deep is the Trunk Bay underwater trail?

  • up to 10 feet deep
  • up to 20 feet deep
  • up to 30 feet deep