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From Robinson Crusoe to Lost, islands make great settings. Test your pop-culture mettle by answering these island-themed questions. Take the test online by going to www.ew.com/popquiz. Or put your answers on a 3'' x 5'' postcard, and send them to: The Great American Pop Culture Quiz 10 Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 9217, Medford, NY 11763-9217. Mail-in entries must be postmarked between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, 2004, and received by Dec. 8, 2004. The Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Dec. 22, 2004. (No purchase necessary.) See next week's back page for the answers. Please read the rules on page 80.

1 What island was the setting for the first season of Survivor?

2 What was the real name of millionairess ''Lovey'' Howell on Gilligan's Island?

3 By what means of conveyance does Indiana Jones reach the secret Nazi island base in Raiders of the Lost Ark?

4 Match the character to the desert-island movie:

A. Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks)

B. Amber Leighton (Madonna)

C. Quinn Harris

(Harrison Ford)

D. Emmeline (Brooke Shields)

1 The Blue Lagoon

2 Swept Away

3 Six Days, Seven Nights

4 Cast Away

5 What 1969 movie cheesily re-creates a huge real-life volcanic eruption on an island in the South Seas?

6 ''Islands in the Stream'' was the title of a posthumously published Ernest Hemingway book (and a subsequent movie) before what two singers made it a radio hit?

7 According to legend, how did Captain Jack Sparrow escape from the first desert island in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl?

8 What was the name of the dinosaur-inhabited island in Jurassic Park?

9 Leonardo DiCaprio starred as a restless wanderer in the movie adaptation of what 1997 novel by Alex Garland?

10 In Joe Versus the Volcano, the natives on the island Waponi Woo have a craving for what kind of beverage?

Originally posted Dec 03, 2004 Published in issue #795 Dec 03, 2004 Order article reprints
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