Barbados Country Quiz

🇧🇧 Can you answer these questions about the island-nation of Barbados?
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Last updated: August 11, 2020
First submittedApril 3, 2020
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What is the capital of Barbados?
Bridgetown
What major sea is Barbados situated in?
Caribbean Sea
What is the official language of Barbados?
English
What Barbadian pop singer has sung song such as "Diamonds" and "Umbrella"?
Rihanna
What European country claimed Barbados between 1532 - 1620?
Portugal
The island was originally named "Los Barbados" by the first captain of that country who
arrived in the island. What does it mean?
Bearded One
What was the main export and producing product of Barbados during its colonial era?
Sugar
From what country did Barbados gain its independence in 1966?
United Kingdom
By what nickname if Barbados famously known?
Land of the
Flying Fish
What is the most popular and national sport of Barbados?
Cricket
In what multi-national team does Barbados compete against other countries?
West Indies
What popular alcoholic drink was first created in Barbados?
Rum
What American leader visited Barbados in 1751 - apparently the only country he visited
outside of the present United States?
George Washington
What is the closest mainland country to Barbados?
Venezuela
What is the colloquial name for someone from Barbados?
Bajan
To what Christian denomination do about 40% of the population belong?
Anglican
What is the name of the administrative divisions Barbados is divided into?
Parish
What type of natural disaster devastated the country in 1955?
Hurricane
What is the name of the epic carnival celebration that takes place in Barbados annually?
Crop Over
What is the currency of Barbados?
Barbadian Dollar
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Level 73
Apr 4, 2020
Awesome quiz as expected. One minor correction: Barbados is technically in the Caribbean Sea
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Level 37
Apr 4, 2020
No it's technically in the Atlantic Ocean. Close but not quite!