Comoros Country Quiz

🇰🇲 Can you guess these facts about the country of Comoros?
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedMay 14, 2020
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Capital of Comoros
Moroni
Official languages
Arabic
Comorian
French
State religion
Sunni Islam
Ocean in which Comoros is located
Indian Ocean
Nearest mainland African country
Mozambique
Nearby island which voted in 1974 to remain part of France, rather than join Comoros
Mayotte
Largest and most populous island of Comoros
Grande Comore
First European explorer to visit Comoros, in 1503
Vasco da Gama
Type of political crisis Comoros experienced in 1975, 1978, 1989, 1995, and 1999
Coup
These make up 40% of Comorian exports
Spices
Many couples will save their entire lives to pay for this, which can cost several
years worth of wages
Wedding
What Mount Karthala has done more than 20 times since 1900
Erupted
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Level ∞
Jun 18, 2020
Comorian marriage customs are interesting.
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Level 83
Dec 3, 2020
I thought for sure the answer to that question would be Hajj.
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Level 59
Dec 9, 2020
Totally guessed Comorian!
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Level 82
Jun 18, 2020
A little typo: "Largest and most popolous island of Comoros." I know you're a stickler about things like that.
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Level ∞
Jun 18, 2020
I'm actually don't really care, but I fix them because I don't like the whining :)
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Level 84
Jun 18, 2020
So you're actually don't really care?
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Level 71
Aug 9, 2020
I care, because I'm a bit of a typographical pedant :)
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Level 73
Jun 18, 2020
Vasco de Gama came to Comoros much earlier surely? Around 1497-1502 I would've thought?
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Level 80
Jun 18, 2020
de Gama punched out in 1524. Don't think he discovered anything in 1593. Or, perhaps, he did and his ghost still haunts the Comoros.
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Level ∞
Jun 18, 2020
Should have been 1503. Now fixed.
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Level 84
Jun 18, 2020
Anyway, commenters, it's da Gama (da=de+la), not de Gama.
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Level 66
Jul 23, 2020
I wasn't allowed my guess of Comoran. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Comoran
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Level 71
Aug 9, 2020
Me too.
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Level 49
Jul 23, 2020
Another nice suggestion. The Arabic name of Comoros is Moon Islands
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Level 44
Nov 8, 2020
Grand Comore is obsolete - the current accepted name is Ngazidja.It should at least be accepted as an alternate name.
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Level 84
Dec 8, 2020
Yeah forget trying to remember how to spell that.
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Level 71
Dec 8, 2020
That's true, but Grand Comore is still used frequently in the country itself.
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Level 74
Dec 8, 2020
I was only able to guess the Comorian language because I saw the proper demonym in a different question
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Level 70
Dec 8, 2020
And I wasn't that clever, so I went with Comorean.
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Level 56
Dec 8, 2020
accept just ‘sunni’ without having to say islam?
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Level 48
Dec 8, 2020
Would love to visit it!
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Level 23
Jan 17, 2021
I just scrolled down the list or country quizzes and picked this one by random