Statistics for Geography of the Dutch Empire

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What African country has the most people of Dutch descent?South Africa
94%
What country was formerly known as the Dutch East Indies?Indonesia
91%
What country in South America speaks Dutch?Suriname
88%
What Dutch-derived language is an official language of that country today?Afrikaans
84%
What bird became extinct shortly after Mauritius was colonized in 1638?Dodo
83%
What, primarily, did the Dutch East India Company import into Europe?Spices
75%
What island country was known as Dutch Ceylon between 1640-1796?Sri Lanka
74%
What Englishman, working for the Dutch, discovered a river in New York and a bay in Canada?Henry Hudson
71%
What two modern megacities were once in the Dutch empire?Jakarta
69%
What are the names of the ABC islands in the Caribbean?Aruba
68%
What European country was successfully "invaded" by the Dutch
in the Glorious Revolution of 1688?
England
65%
What word, meaning "farmer", was commonly used to refer to Dutch settlers in that country?Boer
65%
What small Caribbean island does the Netherlands share with France?Saint Martin
60%
What two modern megacities were once in the Dutch empire?New York City
60%
What are the names of the ABC islands in the Caribbean?Curaçao
58%
What were the Dutch names of those cities?Nieuw Amsterdam
57%
What African country was once known as the Dutch Gold Coast?Ghana
54%
Who discovered Tasmania in 1642?Abel Tasman
48%
What are the names of the ABC islands in the Caribbean?Bonaire
38%
What were the Dutch names of those cities?Batavia
24%

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