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Tuvalu Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Tuvalu?
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Last updated: June 25, 2020
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First submittedOctober 10, 2017
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Capital city
Funafuti
Official languages
English
Tuvaluan
Currency used by Tuvalu
Australian dollar
Region of Oceania in which Tuvalu lies
Polynesia
Country which lies about 850 km due south of Tuvalu
Fiji
Former name of Tuvalu
Ellice Islands
Type of sea vessel which brought the original inhabitants to the islands
Canoe
Country whose flag appears in the upper left corner of Tuvalu's flag
United Kingdom
What the nine stars on the flag of Tuvalu represent
Islands
Staple crop which comes from palm trees
Coconut
51.6% of adults from Tuvalu are _____, the 4th highest rate of any country
Obese
29 Comments
+14
Level 44
Mar 28, 2018
Nice quiz, could you make more fore the pacific island nations, because they dont receive that much of attention! 😁
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Level 75
Jun 25, 2020
I thought the stars represented each of its nine citizens
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Level 87
Jun 25, 2020
If you've ever dodged the crazy motorbike traffic in Funafuti, you'd know there are a few more Tuvaluans than that!
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Level 72
Jun 25, 2020
And a lot of them are booming Tuvaluan rap as they ride! Who knew?
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Level 68
Sep 20, 2020
lol. 12/12
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Level 48
Jan 9, 2022
There is about 12,000 Tuvaluans, making it the 3rd least populous country, behind Nauru (9,000) and Vatican City (850)
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Level 20
Jan 12, 2023
haha
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Level 59
Jun 29, 2020
Atolls should be accepted for islands
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Level 56
Mar 20, 2021
There are three islands and six atolls. So, 9 atolls would be inaccurate.
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Level 76
Jul 3, 2020
Easy 😎. That project I did on Tuvalu in the 4th grade really helped
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Level 59
Jul 6, 2020
How did I miss the joint 4th most answered question? Answer: I have no idea.
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Level 72
Jan 10, 2021
Please accept atolls for islands
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Level 90
Jan 11, 2021
Got them all except the former name question.
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Level 64
Jan 11, 2021
I tried obese on so many questions, I didn't even bother on this one.
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Level 75
Jan 11, 2021
Something about the .tv sale would be interesting here. I believe that when the deal was made, US$50 million represented approximately five times Tuvalu's GDP. Also, Tuvalu is on the short list of countries that may be abandoned first due to global warming-caused sea level rise.
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Level 23
Jan 11, 2021
What about saying "The Nine Islands" instead of just islands. Anyway great quiz!😁
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Level 22
Feb 11, 2021
I am from Tuvalu
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Level 46
Mar 22, 2021
Cool! Hello from the USA
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Level 40
Oct 10, 2021
i am from Sealand
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Level 44
Jun 8, 2024
Cool! Hello from Neptune
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Level 72
Mar 6, 2021
“Main islands” not an acceptable type in!?
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Level 61
Oct 28, 2021
maybe accept Vaiaku? it is considered a capital
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Level 39
Jul 25, 2022
Tuvalu has another currency called the Tuvaluan Dollar, although it is pegged to the Australian Dollar.
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Level 39
Jul 25, 2022
There is an island of Fiji which is around 315km from Tuvalu.
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Level 39
Jul 25, 2022
(Southwest)
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Level 61
Oct 10, 2022
COUNTRY TRIVIA BADGE YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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Level 60
Feb 12, 2023
11/12 didn't get Ellice Island.
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Level 52
Jun 19, 2023
Can you accept Ellis and Alice Islands?
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Level 70
Feb 5, 2024
10/12 because I misspelled “canoe”…