Barbados True or False Quiz

March 20, 2020Tom Spruce
sea turtle in Barbados

Try our Barbados true or false quiz now and prove how much you know about the country? Can you guess all these correctly

Don’t panic we’re not going to go all Jeremy Paxman on you. We just want to know if you know your apples when it comes to Barbados. Our teriffic Barbados true or false quiz is designed to find out.

We bet he knows all about Barbados, he’s majestic

Barbados is a beautiful country known for its picture-perfect coastline, stunning rums and it’s bustling capital city, Bridgetown. But we all know that, we’re interested on how much else you know. 


True or False

Barbados flag
Barbados used to be British
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the Queen Flickr | Home Office
True! In fact: there's still a picture of the queen which smiles back you from whilst your in the queue for immmigration

True or False

Barbados flag
Rihanna was born in Saint James, Barbados
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Rihanna
False! She was actually born in Bridgetown, Barbados! We did a sneaky on ya!

True or False

Barbados flag
It's got the oldest parliament in the world
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Barbados parliament
False! Close though, it's actually got the world's third oldest parliament

True or False

Barbados flag
Barbados exports $32 million of rum worldwide
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Mount Gay Rum Barbados
False! It actually exports much more! The real number is actually $57 million (shocked emoji)

True or False

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In Barbados it's considered good luck if a mongoose crosses your path
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Mongoose are prevalent in Barbados
True! And there's loads of mongoose in Barbados!

True or False

Barbados flag
Barbados means “bearded one”
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Figs
True! It was a name given to the island by the Portuguese sea captain Pedro a Campus because of the bearded fig trees which were found all over the island.

True or False

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Barbados is home to the deepest blue hole in the world
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Deans Blue Hole, Bahamas
False! That honour actually goes to the Bahamas. It's called Dean's Blue Hole which plunges 202 metres into the sea.

True or False

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In Barbados they don't use the word "very"
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Barbados man smiling to camera
True! If something is a "very tasty dish", they'll say "tasty tasty dish" or "tasty tasty tasty dish"

True or False

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Barbados also don't use the word "word"
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False! Don't be ridiculous, imagine what kind of establishment they'd be running if no one said the word "word"

Our team have been fortunate enough to spend some time on the wonderful Caribbean island. From picking our favourite places to explore in Bimshire, to joining in with national celebrations and rum festivals. There’s always a story on this island

Find out more information about beautiful the Caribbean now by getting in contact with our team on 0844 644 8351.

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