Trinidad and Tobago Country Quiz

🇹🇹 Can you guess these facts about the country of Trinidad and Tobago?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedDecember 18, 2019
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Capital city
Official language
First European to land on the island of Trinidad
Christopher Columbus
Sea which borders Trinidad and Tobago
Caribbean Sea
Nearest mainland country
Group of islands that Trinidad and Tobago are part of
Lesser Antilles
Type of drum original to Trinidad and Tobago used in calypso music
Trinidadian activity that finds out "how low you can go"
Mythical city that Sir Walter Raleigh was looking for when he landed on Trinidad in 1595
El Dorado
147,000 people from this country were brought to Trinidad as indentured
servants from 1845–1917
Currency of Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidadian cricketer who has the only quadruple century in test cricket history
Brian Lara
Most important export
Natural gas
Female rapper who recorded "Starships" and "Super Bass"
Nicki Minaj
Most populous municipality
Largest city in Tobago, named after a town in Yorkshire with a famous fair
Celebration held for two days before Ash Wednesday
Level 69
Jun 13, 2020
Some additional facts :
1) Trinidad and Tobago is the smallest country by area to ever play a FIFA world cup.
2) Haddaway, known for What is Love, is one of the most famous trinidadians.
3) Trinidad and Tobago have won 15 of their 19 olympic medals, including their 3 gold medals, in athletics.
Level 79
Jun 13, 2020
To that extent... Jamaica is even more of a "one-trick pony":
They have won 78 medals, of which only one wasn't won in athletics (David Weller's bronze medal in cycling, at Moscow '80). Furthermore, all but 3 of those 77 medals were won in sprint events.
Thus, sprint event-related medals make a whopping 94.87% of Jamaican medals!! In comparison, T&T's athletics medals make a 78.95% share.
Level 89
Jun 16, 2020
Since the Nicki Minaj hint has a typo, I think it should be replaced altogether with Haddaway. That song's totally gonna be in my head all day now...
Level 79
Jun 14, 2020
Nice quiz! Was kinda hoping for a question about Angostura Bitters...
Level 75
Jun 25, 2020
could you accept just "steel" for the drum?
Level 59
Jul 28, 2020
Agreed. You accept steel drum, but not steel, when the question asks 'what kind of drum.....?' It makes no sense. It is called a steel drum in the UK.
Level 49
Aug 17, 2020
Agreed! In Canada it's just steel drum as well.
Level 61
Jul 31, 2020
If you're not into cricket....than that question totally makes no sense. xD (not complaining, just stating). :P