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Oceans & Seas

Question: What piece of water separates the Isle of Wight from the English mainland?

Answer: The Solent

Question: What cape lies at the most north-westerly point of mainland Scotland

Answer: Cape Wrath

Question: On the English coast, there is only one place called a cape and it shares its name with the county in which it is located. What is its name?

Answer: Cape Cornwall

Question: In Ancient times, the Seven Seas referred to the Indian Ocean, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Adriatic Sea, Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and which other sea?

Answer: The Mediterranean Sea 

Question: In more modern times, the Seven Seas are considered to be the Arctic Ocean, the North Atlantic Ocean, the South Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the North Pacific Ocean, the South Pacific Ocean and which other sea?

Answer: The Southern or Antarctic Sea, also know as the Southern Ocean

Question: Name the Strait that separates Tasmania from mainland Australia?

Answer: The Bass Strait