Brunei Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the unusual country of Brunei?
Quiz by alberici
Last updated: June 20, 2020
First submittedApril 26, 2016
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Capital city
Bandar Seri Begawan
Full name of the country
Brunei Darussalam
Island on which Brunei is located
Other countries on that island
Main religion
Main export product
Title of the head of state
Country from which Brunei gained its independence in 1984
United Kingdom
Sea on which Brunei lies
South China Sea
Unusual punishment that Brunei, like Singapore, inflicts for certain crimes
"Crime" for which people can be stoned to death, according to a 2019 law
Male homosexuality
Brunei dollar
Second-largest ethnic group, after Malays
Brunei's system of government
Absolute monarchy
Proboscis monkeys can be seen in Brunei. What part of of a proboscis monkey's
body is larger than other monkeys?
Level 74
Jun 20, 2020
Male only?
Level ∞
Jun 20, 2020
Women "only" get lashes.
Level 64
Jul 30, 2020
Bit sexist innit.
Level 71
Aug 2, 2020
EcceHomo, are you suggesting that they should make it non-sexist by stoning lesbians to death as well?
Level 67
Aug 10, 2020
Probably a sardonic comment, and I don't think he's suggesting that 😬
Level 62
Sep 15, 2020
shouldn't sodomy be accepted?
Level 67
Nov 26, 2020
Absolutely agreed that 'sodomy' should be a write in. Also, as of May 2019, this point is no longer valid as the Sultan declared that Brunei would not be imposing the Penal Code of Sharia law.
Level 70
Sep 8, 2020
Actually, it also includes adultery. Not sure why adultery and sodomy aren't accepted tbh
Level 68
Jun 20, 2020
I think that the "independence" question is slightly grammatically incorrect. I think it should be "Country from which Brunei gained its independence in 1984.
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Jun 20, 2020
Level 74
Jun 22, 2020
FYI, the country has banned the public celebration of non-Muslim holidays including Christmas since a few years ago. Malls are not allowed to display Christmas decorations and play Christmas songs.
Level 45
Jul 6, 2020
Can you accept "Abode of Peace" or "the Abode of Peace as the English translation of "Darussalam"? I knew what it meant but couldn't remember the Malay word. Regardless, it's a good quiz.
Level 46
Jul 30, 2020
Level 55
Sep 18, 2020
I blanked on the monkey question, was guessing random body parts, and when I typed "hands", I accidentally guessed the second-largest ethnic group... :-D
Level 55
Sep 27, 2020
I got the ethnic group from guessing unusual punishments.