Vanuatu Country Quiz

πŸ‡»πŸ‡Ί Take this quiz to see what you know about this Oceanian country you don't hear much about.
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedSeptember 2, 2019
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Capital of Vanuatu
Port Vila
Official languages of Vanuatu
Bislama
English
French
Oceanian sub-division in which Vanuatu is located
Melanesia
Largest island of Vanuatu
(shares its name with a Brazilian state)
Espiritu Santo
Vanuatu's second most populous city and that island's main city
Luganville
Sea located between Vanuatu and Australia
Coral Sea
French overseas territory located just southwest of Vanuatu
New Caledonia
Former name of Vanuatu before it gained its independence in 1980
New Hebrides
British sea captain who gave Vanuatu that name
James Cook
Currency of Vanuatu
Vatu
Term for a group of people who built airplane runways in hopes that supply-laden
airplanes will land on them (as happened on Vanuatu during WWII)
Cargo Cult
Food product that accounts for 71% of exports
Fish
What Vanuatu sells for $150,000, one of the least expensive prices worldwide
Citizenship
Plant whose roots are prepared into a beverage with sedative properties (starts with K)
Kava
The last recorded practice of this scary "ism" took place in 1969
Cannibalism
British royal, born 1921, who is worshiped as a divine being by the Kastom people
Prince Philip
Modern-day activity similar to traditional Vanuatu "land diving"
Bungee Jumping
Vanuatu has 113 of these, the highest per-capita of any country
Indigenous languages
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Level 65
Jun 22, 2020
Was wondering if the Prince Philip question would come up!
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Level 74
Jun 22, 2020
Why do you not accept Duke of Edinburgh?
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Level 70
Jun 23, 2020
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Level 65
Oct 11, 2020
That's what I put.
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Level 83
Jun 22, 2020
Quite a workout, this quiz! Good job, thanks!
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Level 74
Jun 24, 2020
Also accept "land-diving platforms" for the final question?
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Level 71
Jun 28, 2020
Doesn't the Vatican have more languages per capita?
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Level 76
Aug 20, 2020
I guess Latin doesn't count as an indigenous language
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Level 80
Jun 30, 2020
Well, for me, vanuatu = volcanoes. I'm surprised that there isn't a question about them here.
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Level 52
Sep 29, 2020
Like, "For Arp, Vanuatu = ______" ?