Bahamas Country Quiz

How much to you know about this nation consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets?
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Last updated: June 20, 2020
First submittedMay 13, 2014
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Capital city
Nassau
Island on which the capital lies
New Providence
Largest island
North Andros
Countries which lie closest to the Bahamas
Cuba
United States
Haiti
British territory which lies just 46 km from the Bahamas
Turks and Caicos
The Bahamas was the first country in the New World to be visited
by this explorer in 1492
Christopher Colombus
To the nearest whole number, the percent of the native population who died or were
transported away within 30 years of European contact
100%
Country from which the Bahamas became independent in 1973
United Kingdom
Currency
Bahamian dollar
Pirate captain of the "Queen Anne's Revenge" who was based in the Bahamas
Blackbeard
Animal that tourists can swim with at Big Major Cay
Pigs
Former king who served as Governor of the Bahamas from 1940–1945
Duke of Windsor
(formerly Edward VIII)
Despite popular misconception, the Bahamas do NOT lie in this sea
Caribbean Sea
Bird depicted on the coat of arms
Flamingo
Industry which accounts for about 50% of GDP
Tourism
Most popular sport
Cricket
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Level 79
Jun 20, 2020
Please consider accepting Edward Teach for the pirate question.
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Level 80
Jun 20, 2020
That would give away Edward VIII though.
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Level 72
Jun 21, 2020
then rejig somehow. pretty daft to have a quiz which only accepts someone's nickname and not their real one.
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Level 63
Jun 21, 2020
Lol that pig knowledge was came from somewhere deep within my brain
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Level 82
Jul 29, 2020
I tried all sorts of answers for that question, but pigs did not occur to me as a possibility.
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Level 49
Jun 21, 2020
American Football is the most popular sport in the Bahamas, as per my research.
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Level 81
Jun 23, 2020
Are you one of those telemarketers?
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Level 55
Sep 18, 2020
Isn't American Football a dead sport only people from the US like it