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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines game quiz
"Okay, it's an island nation. What else do you know, or can you deduce, about Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?"

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1. The country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island nation belonging to the Lesser Antilles. Where are the Lesser Antilles located?
    Caribbean Sea
    South Pacific Ocean
    North Pacific Ocean
    Arctic Ocean


2. The Lesser Antilles archipelago is composed of the Leeward Islands, the Windward Islands and the Leeward Antilles. In which of these divisions will you find Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?
    Windward Islands
    Leeward Antilles
    Leeward Islands
    Both the Leeward Islands and the Leeward Antilles


3. The main island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is Saint Vincent. How is the coastline of this volcanic island best described?
    Windward coast is rocky; Leeward coast has many bays with sandy beaches
    Entire coast is covered with inviting sandy beaches
    Entire coast is rocky and inhospitable
    Coast has many bays with steep-sided cliffs


4. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is composed of the (relatively) large island of Saint Vincent, and about two-thirds of the chain known as the Grenadines. With which of its neighbours is this island chain shared?
    Grenada
    Santa Lucia
    Barbados
    Mustique


5. The English and the French squabbled over colonial rights to Saint Vincent for most of the 18th century. What is the official language of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?
    Dutch
    English
    Spanish
    Carib


6. Like many countries in its part of the world, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a diverse mixture of ethnicities. According to the CIA World Factbook, what was the dominant ethnicity of its citizens in 2008?
    White
    East Indian
    Black
    Carib Amerindian


7. The capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is also the capital of a parish (local government division) named for the patron saint of England. Which of the following best describes this fact?
    Barrouallie is the capital of the parish of Saint Patrick.
    Layou is the capital of the parish of Saint Andrew.
    Kingstown is the capital of the parish of Saint George.
    Chateaubelair is the capital of the parish of Saint David.


8. Natural disasters have featured prominently in the history of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. What is the name of the volcano that erupted in 1902, killing approximately 1700 people?
    Mount St Helens
    Mount Pelee
    Vesuvius
    La Soufriere


9. The most important economic sector for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is agriculture, with a primary dependence on one crop causing some concern about the vulnerability of the economy to external factors. What crop produces over half of the exports from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?
    Coffee
    Bananas
    Sugar
    Cotton


10. It has been suggested that the economy of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines could be diversified through increased tourism. In the first decade of the 21st century, a popular series of movies used Saint Vincent for location shots, giving a boost to tourism. What movie series was this?
    Pirates of the Caribbean
    Star Wars
    The Lord of the Rings
    Harry Potter


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Compiled Oct 30 13