Sri Lanka Country Quiz

🇱🇰 Can you guess these facts about the country of Sri Lanka?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedAugust 19, 2019
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Capital city
Sri
Jayawardenepura
Kotte
Most populous city
Colombo
Animal on the flag
Lion
Official languages
Sinhalese
Tamil
In 1960, Sirimavo Bandaranaike
became the world's first _____
Prime Minister
Female
Most popular sport
Cricket
Colonial name of Sri Lanka
Ceylon
Most common religion
Buddhism
Clue
Answer
Currency of Sri Lanka
Rupee
Meaning of the word "Lanka"
Island
Country from which Sri Lanka gained
its independence in 1948
United Kingdom
Bay to Sri Lanka's northeast
Bay of Bengal
Leafy product that constitutes 7%
of Sri Lanka's exports
Tea
Chain of island and shallow waters
connecting India and Sri Lanka
Adam's Bridge
This "sweet" city is the largest
in central Sri Lanka
Kandy
In 2016, Sri Lanka was certified to
be free from this illness
Malaria
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Level 71
May 19, 2020
Typing "teardrop" automatically gives you "tea". Maybe change one of the questions? Or at least put the "teardrop" question after the "tea" question.
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Level ∞
May 19, 2020
Replaced the teardrop question.
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Level 83
Aug 28, 2020
Aw. How sad.
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Level 73
Aug 28, 2020
Teardrop is more specific to Sri Lanka than tea, so I would have liked it the way other way around.
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Level 66
May 20, 2020
"Those are the Tamil Kings, nobody conquers the Tamil Kings."
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Level 63
Jul 3, 2020
"Who are the Tamil Kings?"
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Level 56
Jul 9, 2020
merchants probably
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Level 51
Aug 28, 2020
and they’ve got SPICES
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Level 49
Jun 30, 2020
Please Accept Ram Setu for Adam's Bridge.
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Level 65
Jun 30, 2020
Accepting Rama now.
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Level 50
Aug 7, 2020
Ram should be accepted as that is the commonest way it is spelled in India and Sri lanka
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Level 49
Aug 28, 2020
Yeah, chitrajainn is correct. Most Sanskrit/Hindi words are angliscised by adding an "a" at the end. Ram should be accepted.
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Level 47
Jul 15, 2020
It's a bit sad the british name has stuck instead of it's actual name which is connected to it's history.
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Level 60
Jul 2, 2020
I think you mean "word", not "world".
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Level ∞
Jul 2, 2020
Fixed
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Level 45
Aug 3, 2020
Fifth question has typo "minisiter"
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Level 45
Aug 20, 2020
I'm actually surprised I got 100% first try.
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Level 80
Aug 28, 2020
Missed several. But none too hard to remember. I'll take this again tomorrow and find out.
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Level 50
Aug 29, 2020
How'd it go today then?
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Level 68
Aug 28, 2020
In Finnish, "lanka" means "thread".