Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?
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Last updated: October 14, 2020
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Capital city
Kingstown
Official language
English
Most commonly spoken language
Vincentian Creole
Island chain that the country is part of
Windward Islands
Larger island chain which includes the above
Lesser Antilles
Country which, appropriately, lies just south of the Grenadines
Grenada
Country which lies about 50 km north of Saint Vincent
Saint Lucia
First European to visit Saint Vincent on 22 January 1498
Christopher Columbus
Native American group that lived on the island prior to European settlement,
namesake of a famous sea
Carib
Largest Christian denomination (starts with A)
Anglicanism
Former British fort overlooking the capital, named after the wife of King George III
Fort Charlotte
Fruit that William Bligh, of the HMS Bounty, brought from Tahiti to Saint Vincent
Breadfruit
Type of disaster which killed 1,680 people in 1902
Volcanic eruption
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Level 86
Jun 23, 2020
*deNOMination*
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Level 79
Jun 23, 2020
Just a curious (and rather sad) fact:
The eruption of La Soufrière in 1902 was a major factor in the high death toll of the Mount Pelée eruption.
When the news of the eruption came to Saint-Pierre, many people were reassured that nothing was going to happen, since the volcanic tension of Mount Pelée was relieved elsewhere (St. Vincent), and decided to stay in/move to the city.
Unfortunately, that wasn't the case: just hours after La Soufrière erupted, Mount Pelée did too... and within seconds, the city of Saint-Pierre (in the words of Theodore Roosevelt) "ceased to exist".
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Level 60
Jul 10, 2020
Shoutout Ludger Sylbaris
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Level 57
Oct 14, 2020
You can not discover a place that was already inhabited. Columbus did not discover anything.
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Level 50
Oct 14, 2020
That is correct. I apologize for the mistake. I've corrected it, it would be displayed when QM reviews the changes.