10 most difficult Caribbean riddles A list of Caribbean related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz 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).very hard 19% CubaCuba40%HispaniolaHispaniola19%JamaicaJamaica29%Puerto RicoPuerto Rico10%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 5129 answers in 2 languages »demography riddles » Jamaican Creole the Jamaican national language is locally known as?Patois. Jamaican Patois, known locally as Patois and called Jamaican Creole by linguists, is an English-based creole language with West African influences spoken primarily in Jamaica and the Jamaican diaspora.very hard 28% papiamentopapiamento20%bislamabislama20%kriokrio29%patoispatois28%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 205 answers in 2 languages »languages 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.very hard 35% in the Bahamasin the Bahamas35%in Cubain Cuba26%in Hispaniolain Hispaniola23%in Jamaicain Jamaica14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9690 answers in 4 languages »Age of Sail 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.very hard 39% Haile SeHaile Se16%Ras TafariRas Tafari39%Makumba Kambelele KabumbaMakumba Kambelele Kabumba28%He had no nameHe had no name15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9964 answers in 2 languages »Ethiopia 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.hard 46% in Bermudain Bermuda46%in Australiain Australia22%in Malaysiain Malaysia13%nowherenowhere17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4537 answers in 4 languages »clothing 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". average 60% Port-au-PrincePort-au-Prince60%Santo DomingoSanto Domingo21%TegucigalpaTegucigalpa11%Hamilton, BermudaHamilton, Bermuda5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5103 answers in 9 languages »cities of North America 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.average 61% CubaCuba61%BrazilBrazil19%SpainSpain14%United StatesUnited States4%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 13985 answers in 2 languages »dance 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).easy 71% Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi9%Kim Il-sungKim Il-sung9%Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin10%Fidel CastroFidel Castro71%Created by: MarcusX. Statistics based on 22754 answers in 2 languages »dictators 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).easy 72% TegucigalpaTegucigalpa7%Santo DomingoSanto Domingo72%Port au PrincePort au Prince15%Hamilton, BermudaHamilton, Bermuda4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5355 answers in 9 languages »capitals riddles » 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).easy 74% ManaguaManagua9%KingstonKingston74%NassauNassau8%SantiagoSantiago7%Created by: globalquiz.org. 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