Barbados Quiz

Barbados Quiz Questions

Flag of Barbados See also: List of Barbados flags

Flag of Barbados (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did Barbados become independent?
a) 12 January 1948
b) 26 May 1966
c) 18 September1952
d) 30 November 1966

2) Who was Barbados’ head of state in 1984?
a) Clifford Husbands
b) Elizabeth II
c) Owen Arthur
d) Grantley Adams

3) When was Barbados Labour Party founded?
a) 1938
b) 1945
c) 1948
d) 1956

Bridgetown, Capital of Barbados

Bridgetown, Capital of Barbados (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Who was Barbados’ prime minister in 1966-1976?
a) Clyde Mascoll
b) Elizabeth Thompson
c) Errol Barrow
d) Geoffrey Howe

5) Which is the capital of Barbados?
a) Portland
b) Bridgetown
c) Hillcrest
d) Prospect

6) Who of the following Test cricketers was born in Bridgetown?
a) Brian Lara
b) Clive Lloyd
c) Garfield Sobers
d) Vivian Richards

7) When was slavery abolished in Barbados?
a) 1863
b) 1845
c) 1834
d) 1868

8) Which is the currency of Barbados?
a) Yen
b) Dollar
c) Pound
d) Renminbi

9) Which is the official language of Barbados?
a) English
b) Berber
c) Punic
d) Italian

10) What is the area of Barbados?
a) 360 sq. mi.
b) 166 sq. mi.
c) 204 sq. mi.
d) 786 sq. mi.

Barbados Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Fisheye shot of Sir Garfield Sobers, ...

Fisheye shot of Sir Garfield Sobers, cricket legend and national hero, statue at Kensington Oval Cricket Ground in Barbados (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did Barbados become independent?
d) 30 November 1966

2) Who was Barbados’ head of state in 1984?
b) Elizabeth II

3) When was Barbados Labour Party founded?
a) 1938

4) Who was Barbados’ prime minister in 1966-1976?
c) Errol Barrow

5) Which is the capital of Barbados?
b) Bridgetown

6) Who of the following Test cricketers was born in Bridgetown?
c) Garfield Sobers

7) When was slavery abolished in Barbados?
c) 1834

8) Which is the currency of Barbados?
b) Dollar

9) Which is the official language of Barbados?
a) English

10) What is the area of Barbados?
b) 166 sq. mi.

11 Parishes of Barbados

  1. Christ Church
  2. Saint Andrew
  3. Saint George
  4. Saint James
  5. Saint John
  6. Saint Joseph
  7. Saint Lucy
  8. Saint Michael
  9. Saint Peter
  10. Saint Philip
  11. Saint Thomas
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Updated: September 1, 2016 — 9:37 am

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