Three Lies And A Truth: Barbados Facts Quiz

June 17, 2021Tom Spruce

If you can negotiate all the red herrings in this Barbados facts quiz then you know the island better than we do. 

Are you able to block out the idiocy and score big on our island quiz?

Can you find the Barbados facts we’ve muddled in with a hotch-potch of complete nonsense?

If you can get 10/10 on this quiz we’ll doth our sun caps to you. 

Can you find the truth?

Can you find the truth behind Barbados's name

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Actually the bit about Portuguese sea captain Pedro a Campus naming the island is true, but the name means 'bearded one' after the bearded fig trees on the island

People from Barbados are known as

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Locals refer to themselves as Bajans rather than Barbadians

Find the truth

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Barbados actually does have the world's third oldest parliament - but the 365 beaches on is true of another Caribbean island, Antigua.

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Yep... it's the breast milk one. Sometimes the truth is madder than any lie!

The country’s national motto is:

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We soooo wanted it to be pride and prejudice

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Flying fish is actually a delicacy in Barbados

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Known as a "hybrid" fruit. Grapefruits originated from a mixt between the sweet orange and the pomelo or shaddock. It was originally known as the forbidden fruit. Although, hopscotch is pretty rubbish too...

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Yeah... we're as baffled as you are

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The chattel houses are true and are still used throughout the island as people's homes

Three Lies and a truth: Barbados
Yeah... not your finest hour that 😬. But if you enjoyed that you're the real winner. Also click the big blue button below and have a crack at our Barbados True or False Quiz. You should have no trouble with it now.
I take you haven't had many mongeese cross your path lately. If you enjoyed that, click the big blue button below and have a crack at our Barbados True or False Quiz. You should have no trouble with it now.
No shame in that performance. I mean who really knows whether Bruce Springsteen was singing about Bridgetown or not. You know who's fault it really is...? The system's If you enjoyed that, click the big blue button below and have a crack at our Barbados True or False Quiz. You should have no trouble with it now.
An admirable performance. We threw more red herrings at you than a Neverland fishmonger. Can't belive you still fell for one though! If you enjoyed that, click the big blue button below and have a crack at our Barbados True or False Quiz. You should have no trouble with it now.
Nice work you Bar-brainiac
All hail the grandmaster of Tom Foolery. You saw through all our red herrings and didn't think for one second that Holetown was a city full of moles or that the Bajan government actually colour the sea to make it more impressive. Well done! If you enjoyed that, click the big blue button below and have a crack at our Barbados True or False Quiz. You should have no trouble with it now.

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