Cape Verde Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Cape Verde?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: June 20, 2020
First submittedJune 4, 2019
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Capital of Cape Verde
Largest and most populous island
(shares its name with a South American capital)
Most commonly-spoken language
Cape Verdean Creole
Official language
Name for Cape Verde in the above
Cabo Verde
Meaning of "Cape Verde" in English
Green Cape
Population of Cape Verde in the year 1400
Currency of Cape Verde
Nearest country on the African mainland
Cape Verde is one of four "Macaronesian" archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean.
Name one of the others.
Canary Islands |
Azores | Madeira
English privateer who attacked the islands in 1585
Francis Drake
Until the 1800s, Cape Verde was a supply point in this cruel trade
Atlantic slave trade
Only mammal that is native to the island (hint: think about how it could have got there)
Grey long-eared bat
Level 81
Jun 30, 2020
This is a good one, though a bit short. I like the hint for the mammal.
Level 65
Jul 23, 2020
Me too, but Cape Verdean not allowed.
Level 84
Dec 15, 2020
Took me a while to think of the mammal answer.
Level 65
Dec 15, 2020
I first tried seal and sealion.
Level 70
Dec 15, 2020
Is the phrasing "think about how it could have got there" grammatically correct? I thought it should be "have gotten". I'm not a native speaker, hence a question and not a definite statement.
Level 71
Dec 15, 2020
Apparently both are correct, it just depends on the dialect: wiktionary: gotten.
Level 24
Dec 15, 2020
for the slave trade one, can you make "Columbian exchange" or "atlantic triangle" one of the answers?
Level 65
Dec 15, 2020
I still don’t know how the mammal could have got there
Level 84
Dec 15, 2020
Simple. They walked to it.
Level 68
Dec 17, 2020
They flew there?? πŸ¦‡πŸ¦‡πŸ¦‡
Level 47
Dec 18, 2020
Nil not accepted for 0?