Belize Country Quiz

🇧🇿 Can you guess these facts about the country of Belize?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedAugust 27, 2019
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Capital city
Belmopan
Most populous city
Belize City
Official language
English
Second most commonly-spoken language
Spanish
Bordering countries
Guatemala
Mexico
Currency of Belize
Belize dollar
Country from which Belize gained its independence in 1981
United Kingdom
Sea that Belize borders
Caribbean
Peninsula on which Belize lies
Yucatan
Ancient civilization known for pyramids, calendars, and writing
Maya
Belize is the country with the sixth highest _____ rate, at roughly the same
level as the city of Detroit
Murder
The world's second longest barrier ____ can be found just off the coast of Belize
Reef
Giant marine sinkhole that is a popular scuba destination
Great Blue Hole
Fruit which accounts for 15% of Belize's exports
Banana
Type of natural disaster which struck in 1961, destroying so many buildings
that Belize moved their capital to a new location
Hurricane
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Level 83
Jun 20, 2020
Nice one. Although I'm surprised that there's no question about the country's name before 1973.
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Level 67
Jun 26, 2020
Former names are always interesting to learn
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Level 66
Aug 10, 2020
British Honduras
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Level 47
Jun 21, 2020
Great quiz!
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Level 63
Sep 5, 2020
I got it by trying different words; however, I'm surprised that cyclone doesn't work.
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Level 51
Sep 18, 2020
I second that. Although I did actually NOT eventually get it... :-(