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Trivia Question: True or False: Easter Island got its name because it was sighted by a ship’s crew on Easter Day?

Answer: True

It was a Dutch team of explorers who first made contact with Easter Island. Jacob Roggeveen was the lead explorer who is often credited as the island’s primary discoverer. Since they spotted the island on Easter Day, they took it as a blessing from God and named the patch of land accordingly.

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