Honduras Country Quiz

🇭🇳 Can you guess these facts about the country of Honduras?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: July 19, 2022
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First submittedAugust 23, 2019
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Capital of Honduras
Second-most populous city
San Pedro Sula
Unfortunate former nickname for the above
Murder Capital
of the World
Official language
Meaning of the word "Honduras" in that language
Sea on which Honduras lies
Caribbean Sea
Ocean gulfs that Honduras borders
Gulf of Fonseca
Gulf of Honduras
Countries bordering Honduras
El Salvador
Short war fought in 1969 against bordering country #1
Football War
The three types of monkeys that can be found in Honduras (name any one)
Spider | Howler |
National bird (hint: a color)
Scarlet Macaw
Term for an unstable, corrupt country exploited by fruit companies
(originally coined to describe Honduras)
Banana Republic
First European to reach Honduras
Christopher Columbus
Part of Honduras lies along this unpleasant-sounding historical "coast"
Mosquito Coast
Civilization that built the city of Copán, whose ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage site
Currency of Honduras, named after a Mesoamerican warrior
What supposedly falls from the sky over the town of Yoro annually
during the "Lluvia de Peces"
Level 86
May 23, 2020
One of these days I will remember to always try the name of the country itself just in case it's one of the answers.
Level 83
May 23, 2020
I did this time 😃
Level 70
May 29, 2020
I do it when it isn't an answer..
Level 86
Jun 6, 2020
Those questions are annoying. It's a good joke the first time, a pathetic trick the tenth time...
Level 46
Oct 1, 2020
I've actually been doing for the last ten quizzes. It's funny but also really annoying sometime!
Level 75
Oct 3, 2020
I was trying all the surrounding countries' names at first, then mentally slapped myself and got it.
Level 88
May 24, 2020
This one is markedly harder than the other ones!
Level 72
Feb 19, 2021
Agreed. This one is an absolute stinker.
Level 80
Jul 27, 2020
Failed! 14/20
Level 66
Aug 1, 2020
So sad that a Honduran city became a "murder capital." In the 70s I actually camped out in the interior. The people were so friendly and welcoming. One evening, when we realized that we were heading down a steep hill in Tegucigalpa, going the WRONG WAY, the pedestrians that saw us ran down the hill and stopped traffic for us. The interior of the country is quite beautiful. We saw far more people on horseback than in cars. Thanks for the quiz and a chance to remember.
Level 82
Oct 1, 2020
One of the kids I worked with while I was an ESOL teacher in Virginia was a boy from Honduras. He knew how to ride a horse, but he had never in his life held a pencil.
Level 90
Oct 1, 2020
This might be one of the most depressed-sounding quizzes I've taken on this site.
Level 82
Oct 1, 2020
I didn't actually know about the monkeys but I did try "kapuchin" - just spelled it wrong.
Level 76
Oct 1, 2020
Should Miskito be an acceptable answer?
Level 59
Oct 1, 2020
I second. It's not just bad spelling.
Level 74
Nov 22, 2021
I tried just it because I'm used to the name of the nation. According to Wikipedia "Miskitu" is actually "more correct", but that's not accepted either. :(
Level 72
Oct 1, 2020
Hardest country quiz yet.
Level 59
Aug 29, 2022
Thought Mosquito Coast was part of Nicaragua
Level 68
May 4, 2023
Disappointed because I missed Lempira when I literally have a Lempira in my wallet for fun (in addition to my 500 South Sudanese Pounds). I believe it was worth 5 cents back when I first got it a few years ago, now it's probably even less
Level 48
May 16, 2024
Agh! I know Spanish fairly decently and knew Hondo = bottom, but couldn't think of synonyms (tbh it's 1:48 AM)