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Antigua & Barbuda
"Find out how much you know about the small but perfectly formed islands of Antigua and Barbuda."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Antigua and Barbuda belong to which group of islands?
The Leeward Islands
St John's, the capital of Antigua and Barbuda, is situated on Antigua.
What is the chief source of revenue for the Islands?
The highest point on Antigua was known as Boggy Peak until 4 August 2009, when it was renamed after which famous person? The famous person in question has a birthday on this day.
Martin Luther King
Great Bird Island is a small island which lies just off the coast of Antigua. It is home to the Antiguan Racer, which is what type of animal?
Christopher Columbus landed on Antigua in 1493, but which European power colonised Antigua and Barbuda from the seventeenth century?
What feature does Antigua share with Saudi Arabia?
Neither has any permanent rivers
Both average under 10" of rainfall a year
Both are predominantly Islamic countries
Both are divided into parishes
When did Antigua and Barbuda gain their independence?
Sir Isaac Vivian Richards is a famous son of Antigua. He received his knighthood in 1999 for services to which sport?
Redonda, a small island inhabited only by birds and goats, is a dependency of Antigua. In 2007, a pub landlord in Southampton, Hampshire applied for his establishment to become the Redondan Embassy in the UK. Why did he do this?
To avoid paying parking fines
To be exempted from anti-smoking legislation
To gain diplomatic immunity for a charge of harassing goats
To gain automatic upgrades on the Isle of Wight Ferry
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