Caribbean questions This is a list of recently added questions about Caribbean. What is the capital city of Jamaica?Kingston was founded in July 1692 as a place for survivors of the 1692 earthquake that destroyed Port Royal (once the largest city in the Caribbean).Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 76% ManaguaManagua134KingstonKingston1154NassauNassau124SantiagoSantiago100cities of North America riddles » What is the capital city of Dominican Republic?Santo Domingo is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas (founded by Bartholomew Columbus in 1496), and was the first seat of the Spanish colonial rule in the New World. Today, it is the largest city in the Caribbean by population (1.1 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% TegucigalpaTegucigalpa133Santo DomingoSanto Domingo1280Port au PrincePort au Prince269Hamilton, BermudaHamilton, Bermuda70North America riddles » What is the capital city of Haiti?Port-au-Prince. The city is supposedly named by French capitain Saint-André, after he sailed into the bay in a ship named Le Prince, hence Port-au-Prince to mean, "Port of the Le Prince". Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 62% Port-au-PrincePort-au-Prince1031Santo DomingoSanto Domingo340TegucigalpaTegucigalpa199Hamilton, BermudaHamilton, Bermuda82capitals riddles » What is the most populous island of the Carribean?Hispaniola is the second-largest island in the Caribbean (after Cuba). Its total population of 20M is shared almost equally between Haiti and Dominicana. The population of Hispaniola is about two times larger than the population of Cuba (11M).Created by: Hitter smashervery hard 21% CubaCuba1239HispaniolaHispaniola729JamaicaJamaica993Puerto RicoPuerto Rico365demography riddles » Where did Columbus land in the New World for the first time?In the Bahamas. It is known that Columbus arrived on an island in the Bahamas (he named it San Salvador), but for centuries historians debated on which island that really was. The captain's log doesn't give much information: large, beautiful island, with a lagoon. Today, there is a general consensus that it was an island in the Bahamas, named San Salvador in 1926 to match the name given by Columbus.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 35% in the Bahamasin the Bahamas2445in Cubain Cuba1793in Hispaniolain Hispaniola1631in Jamaicain Jamaica1048geographic discoveries riddles » Who was the longest-ruling non-royal national leader since 1900?Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for 52 years (1959-2011). He was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Commander in Chief of the country’s armed forces, Prime Minister (1959-1976) and President (1976-2008).Created by: MarcusXeasy 73% Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi1220Kim Il-sungKim Il-sung924Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin1071Fidel CastroFidel Castro8721dictators riddles » How was Haile Selassie known before his coronation to Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930?Ras Tafari. Haile Selassie was born as Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael. As Governor of Harer, he became known as Ras Tafari Makonnen (Ras means Duke). Among the Rastafari movement, which began in Jamaica in 1930s, Haile Selassie is revered as the returned messiah of the Bible, God incarnate. Currently, the movement has between 200,000 and 800,000 followers worldwide.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 41% Haile SeHaile Se1181Ras TafariRas Tafari2889Makumba Kambelele KabumbaMakumba Kambelele Kabumba1849He had no nameHe had no name973Ethiopia riddles » Where are the Bermuda shorts worn as a formal wear?In Bermuda. Bermuda shorts were first introduced in Bermuda's business circle, when general managers of The Bank of Bermuda and Butterfield Bank were quite concerned that their male employees may not have appropriate attire to wear because of clothing shortages. They appointed a tailor to make shorts similar to what the British Navy and Army were using. Today, Bermuda businessmen wear ties, jackets and Bermuda shorts together.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% in Bermudain Bermuda1118in Australiain Australia577in Malaysiain Malaysia313nowherenowhere443clothing riddles » Where is cha-cha-cha dance from?Cuba. In 1952, Pierre Zurcher-Margolle, a dance teacher from London known as Monsieur Pierre, visited Cuba to find out how and what Cubans were dancing at the time. He brought cha-cha-cha to England and eventually created what is now known as ballroom cha-cha-cha. Typically it is danced to authentic Cuban music.Created by: Monica Stilleraverage 62% CubaCuba6573BrazilBrazil2043SpainSpain1375United StatesUnited States455dance riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.