Belize Country Quiz

🇧🇿 Can you guess these facts about the country of Belize?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: October 28, 2020
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First submittedAugust 27, 2019
Times taken12,011
Average score87.5%
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Capital city
Most populous city
Belize City
Official language
Second most commonly
spoken language
Bordering countries
Ancient civilization known for
pyramids, calendars, and writing
Belize is the country with the sixth
highest _____ rate, at roughly the
same level as the city of Detroit
Country from which Belize gained
its independence in 1981
United Kingdom
Sea that Belize borders
Currency of Belize
Belize dollar
Peninsula on which Belize lies
The world's second longest
barrier ____ can be found
just off the coast of Belize
Giant marine sinkhole that
is a popular scuba destination
Great Blue Hole
Fruit which accounts for 15%
of Belize's exports
Type of natural disaster which
struck in 1961, destroying so many
buildings that Belize moved
their capital to a new location
Level 85
Jun 20, 2020
Nice one. Although I'm surprised that there's no question about the country's name before 1973.
Level 66
Jun 26, 2020
Former names are always interesting to learn
Level 77
Aug 10, 2020
British Honduras
Level 46
Jun 21, 2020
Great quiz!
Level 61
Sep 5, 2020
I got it by trying different words; however, I'm surprised that cyclone doesn't work.
Level 67
Sep 18, 2020
I second that.

Although I did actually NOT eventually get it... :-(

Level 69
Dec 18, 2020
Cyclones are formed over the South Pacific and Indian Ocean so they do not occur in the Caribbean
Level 50
Apr 1, 2022
Tropical Cyclone is the meteorological name for it, so it should be accepted.
Level 60
Dec 9, 2020
There's a video where they go to the bottom of the Great Blue Hole, and find that it's a dead zone from all the plastic waste in it.
Level 67
Dec 19, 2020
This series of quizzes has really made me scratch my head at all the Englishmen who rag on America's imperialist tendencies. Because it seems the answer to "gained independence from in 19xx...." is always the UK.
Level 72
Mar 7, 2021
I don't see many Brits talking about the USA's imperialistic tendencies. Maybe their obesity, ignorance of geography, silly sports, lateness to world wars, tolerance of school shootings, intolerance of universal healthcare... :p
Level 49
Dec 18, 2022
what silly sports
Level 71
Dec 19, 2020
Maybe make "storm" or "cyclone" a stand-in for "hurricane".
Level 72
Dec 19, 2020
I used the old trick of writing the name of the country in hope to get a freebie. Alas, I didn't think to add "city" to the answer. The only question I missed.
Level 88
Dec 19, 2020
Wow. Didn't expect to get 100% on this one.
Level 52
Dec 19, 2020
Same here.
Level 68
Dec 19, 2020
Me neither. I think this one was the first one that I got 100% on the first try. I didn't even get 100% on my own country.
Level 60
Mar 20, 2021
This quiz just gained me the country trivia badge, and for that I will be forever grateful.
Level 56
Jan 17, 2022
Typhoon an option for hurricane?
Level 50
Apr 1, 2022
Cyclone and Tropical Cyclone should be acceptable alternatives for Hurricane.