Haiti... or Dominican Republic?

For each statement, guess whether it refers to Haiti or the Dominican Republic.
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: June 4, 2020
First submittedFebruary 15, 2019
Times taken22,557
Average score80.0%
Rating4.83
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1. Is further east
Haiti
Dominican Republic
2. Was a French colony
Haiti
Dominican Republic
3. Has a higher GDP per capita
Haiti
Dominican Republic
4. Baseball is the most popular sport
Haiti
Dominican Republic
5. Its capital city is Santo Domingo
Haiti
Dominican Republic
6. Became an independent state first
Dominican Republic
Haiti
7. Has two official languages
Dominican Republic
Haiti
Haiti's two official languages are French and Haitian Creole. The Dominican Republic speaks Spanish.
8. Home to the first permanent European settlement in the Americas
Haiti
Dominican Republic
9. 95% of the population is black
Haiti
Dominican Republic
10. An earthquake killed over 100,000 people in 2010
Dominican Republic
Haiti
11. Was ruled by dictators "Papa Doc" and "Baby Doc"
Haiti
Dominican Republic
12. Has the larger land area
Dominican Republic
Haiti
13. Is known for its cigars
Dominican Republic
Haiti
Cigars make up 5% of the Dominican Republic's exports
14. Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta was born there
Haiti
Dominican Republic
15. Is known for Vodou (aka Voodoo)
Dominican Republic
Haiti
Most Haitians are Christians. No accurate numbers exist for how many people practice Vodou, especially since some Vodou practices are mixed together with Christian ones
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Level 65
Feb 22, 2019
Had one attempt for the fun of it....thought I didn't know that much (do know some basics 'cause i studied history). Apparently also some good guesses. Got a 100% at first attempt. Fully surprised myself. xD
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Level 72
Feb 22, 2019
Interesting, same thing happened to me, I was surprised. Nice when hunches pay off.
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Level 63
May 16, 2019
Same!
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Level 87
Feb 22, 2019
With the exception of "Gained independence first" if it has negative connotations choose Haiti. Poorer, dictators, earthquakes, smaller, voodoo...
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Level 69
Feb 22, 2019
What's so bad about having multiple languages?
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Level 87
Feb 22, 2019
Nothing, it's agnostic.No negative connotation either way.
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Level 73
May 15, 2019
And vodou? Worse than...?
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Level 27
Jun 22, 2022
voodoo haram
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Level 75
May 15, 2019
'smaller' and 'having multiple languages' are not negative. New Zealand is smaller than Australia, and has multiple languages, and we take pride in both of these things.
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Level 58
Apr 8, 2021
You take pride in being small? OK
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Level 66
Jun 18, 2022
There's nothing wrong with being small, especially not "smaller than Australia", which is a pretty common thing to be among countries!
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Level 27
Jun 22, 2022
but he never mentioned multiple national languages
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Level 58
Apr 14, 2020
how is voodoo something negative?
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Level 83
Feb 22, 2019
Thank you, Seinfeld!
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Level 15
Feb 22, 2019
I found these questions pretty easy and not too interesting. Maybe try to put more challenging questions that don't seem too obvious. If you agree, try adrmcm's quiz series which is very similar to this one, though he started his idea first. Overall, good idea, though changes MUST be made :)
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Level 53
Feb 24, 2019
Not sure why it's "easy". I only missed 2, but I mostly guessed. What's easy for you isn't easy for other people.
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Level 87
Feb 25, 2019
When did someone decide we spell voodoo differently?
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Level 75
Feb 26, 2019
I'm not sure who the 'we' is, but it's spelled in many ways, reflecting the challenges of transliteration and word-borrowing between languages.
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Level 65
May 15, 2019
How about Larger Population? Haiti has around 1 million people more than the DR in 2017 according to Worldometer
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Level 66
May 16, 2019
Everyone has a higher gdp than Haiti
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Level 63
Sep 12, 2020
How about making harder by having 'both' and 'neither' options?
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Level ∞
Jun 11, 2022
I like how it is now.
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Level 44
Oct 20, 2021
Wow, I only got 4 wrong on my first attempt, and most of my answers were just guesses.
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Level 27
Jun 22, 2022
saym
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Level 83
Jun 18, 2022
Good quiz but easy.
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Level 33
Jun 18, 2022
I cant believe I got 100 percent