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List of member countries of the Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of 54 independent sovereign states (Fiji Islands’ membership is currently suspended). Most are former British colonies, or dependencies of these colonies.

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Australia
  3. The Bahamas
  4. Bangladesh
  5. Barbados
  6. Belize
  7. Botswana
  8. Brunei Darussalam
  9. Cameroon
  10. Canada
  11. Cyprus
  12. Dominica
  13. Fiji Islands
  14. The Gambia
  15. Ghana
  16. Grenada
  17. Guyana
  18. India
  19. Jamaica
  20. Kenya
  21. Kiribati
  22. Lesotho
  23. Malawi
  24. Malaysia
  25. Maldives
  26. Malta
  27. Mauritius
  28. Mozambique
  29. Namibia
  30. Nauru
  31. New Zealand
  32. Nigeria
  33. Pakistan
  34. Papua New Guinea
  35. Rwanda
  36. St Kitts and Nevis
  37. St Lucia
  38. St Vincent and the Grenadines
  39. Samoa
  40. Seychelles
  41. Sierra Leone
  42. Singapore
  43. Solomon Islands
  44. South Africa
  45. Sri Lanka
  46. Swaziland
  47. Tonga
  48. Trinidad and Tobago
  49. Tuvalu
  50. Uganda
  51. United Kingdom
  52. United Republic of Tanzania
  53. Vanuatu
  54. Zambia

Originally posted 2016-06-07 10:40:48.

St. Christopher Quiz

(This quiz is based on legends. The events may not be historically accurate.)

1) What is the meaning of Christopher?
a) Christ the King
b) Christ the Redeemer
c) Christ carrier
d) Christ the Saviour

2) When is the feast day of St. Christopher? (His feast was removed from the universal calendar in 1969 by the Vatican but continues in local calendars.)
a) 19 March
b) 14 July
c) 25 July
d) 28 August

3) What was Reprobus (Offero) doing to help people?
a) Giving them money
b) Giving them food
c) Giving them shelter
d) Carrying across the river

4) One day Reprobus (Offero) was carrying a child. What was unusual about the child?
a) Height
b) Weight
c) Beauty
d) Wisdom

5) Who was the child?
a) Christ
b) Mary
c) St. Joseph
d) St. Peter

6) Why was the child very heavy?
a) It ate too much
b) It bore the sins of the world
c) It wore heavy clothes
d) It wore armour

7) What happened to the staff St. Christopher planted on the ground?
a) It became gold
b) It became silver
c) It fell
d) It grew into a tree

8) During whose reign St. Christopher was martyred?
a) Augustus
b) Nero
c) Caligula
d) Decius

9) When was St. Christopher martyred?
a) 100
b) 150
c) 201
d) 251

10) Which country has St. Christopher as its patron?
a) Barbados
b) Jamaica
c) Guyana
d) St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Christopher Quiz Answers

1) What is the meaning of Christopher?
c) Christ carrier

2) When is the feast day of St. Christopher? (His feast was removed from the universal calendar in 1969 by the Vatican but continues in local calendars.)
c) 25 July

3) What was Reprobus (Offero) doing to help people?
d) Carrying across the river

4) One day Reprobus (Offero) was carrying a child. What was unusual about the child?
b) Weight

5) Who was the child?
a) Christ

6) Why was the child very heavy?
b) It bore the sins of the world

7) What happened to the staff St. Christopher planted on the ground?
d) It grew into a tree

8) During whose reign St. Christopher was martyred?
d) Decius

9) When was St. Christopher martyred?
d) 251

10) Which country has St. Christopher as its patron?
d) St. Kitts and Nevis