Samoa Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the island country of Samoa?
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Last updated: June 22, 2020
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Capital city
Apia
Official languages
English
Samoan
Name of Samoa prior to 1997, which explains why its country code is "ws"
Western Samoa
Constellation depicted on the flag
Southern Cross
Oceanian region that Somoa is part of
Polynesia
Scottish writer of "Treasure Island" who lived in Samoa
Robert Louis Stevenson
Country that controlled Samoa from 1900–1914
Germany
Country from which Samoa gained its independence in 1962
New Zealand
Country that still controls the eastern part of the Samoan islands
United States
22% of Samoa's population died from this 1918–1919 pandemic, making it possibly
the world's worst-hit country
Spanish Flu
December 30, 2011 never existed in Samoa as the country switched to the
opposite side of this imaginary line
International Date Line
The two main islands of Samoa (name either)
Savai'i / Upolu
Root vegetable which was Samoa's main export prior to a 1994 blight
Taro
98% of Samoans practice this religion
Christianity
Copra, a staple crop, is the dried meat of this tropical plant
Coconut
Traditionally, many Samoans have these on their body which are known as
pe'a (for men) or mula (for women)
Tattoos
Most popular sport
Rugby Union
Until 2009, Somoa did this on the right, but now they do it on the left
Drive
Tradition Samoan houses don't have these
Walls
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Level 84
Jun 22, 2020
Accept RLS for Stevenson?
+2
Level 82
Jun 22, 2020
No walls? Not a good place to try to sell internet-enabled doorbell security systems.
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Level 65
Jun 23, 2020
Not a great sign when you miss Samoan as an official language, whoops
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Level 78
Jun 26, 2020
"Traditional Samoan houses don't have these"
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Level 59
Jul 17, 2020
You wrote Somoa in the driving question
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Level 59
Jul 21, 2020
Accept just date line for international date line?