Guinea-Bissau Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Guinea-Bissau?
Quiz by alberici
Last updated: November 1, 2020
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Capital city
Country from which Guinea-Bissau gained its independence in 1974
Currency shared with seven other countries
West African CFA franc
Bordering countries
Like many West African colonies, Guinea-Bissau suffered from this trade
Atlantic slave trade
Largest sector of the economy
The three most common ethnic groups (name any one)
Fula | Balanta | Mandinka
Due to its irregular shape, Guinea-Bissau has
the 8th-longest _____ of any African country
Group of 88 islands off the coast of Guinea-Bissau
Bissagos Islands
"M" word that refers to rule by women, which the
people of those islands supposedly live by
Type of forest which covers most of the coastline
Most-spoken language
Guinea-Bissau Creole
Type of nut which is the largest export of Guinea-Bissau
National independence hero assassinated in 1973
Amílcar Cabral
Youngest ever goalscorer for the Spanish national
football team, who was born in the capital
Ansu Fati
Level 35
Jun 11, 2020
Great quiz! But I see the tags for "Country Trivia" and "Africa" are missing
Level 80
Jun 11, 2020
Where did you get the data from for the coastline question?
Level 68
Jun 17, 2020
From the "World Resources Institute". It's true
Level 76
Aug 25, 2020
I thought cocaine smuggling was the largest sector of the economy in Guinea Bissau
Level 57
Sep 10, 2020
Please also accept Malinke for Mandinka
Level 49
Sep 13, 2020
cashews are not nuts
Level 60
Oct 4, 2020
Are they not? What are they?
Level 75
Oct 30, 2020
Fruit seeds
Level 85
Nov 1, 2020
Cashews are quite unusual - the edible seeds grow at the base of a "false fruit," generally called a cashew apple. They're in the same family as poison ivy, and the shells of the seeds have similar skin-irritating properties.
Level 76
Nov 12, 2020
Most "nuts" aren't actually nuts. I'm pretty sure almonds, walnuts, pistachios, donuts, hex nuts, butternut squash, etc. aren't nuts.
Level 49
Jan 7, 2021
the ones that i know of those which you said are all nuts to my believe, except pistachios.
Level 90
Nov 25, 2020
We're down to the final 50! (Well, 52, for the badge, but 50 for the number of days left)
Level 69
Nov 25, 2020
Can you accept "Creole" for the most commonly spoken language please?
Level 74
Nov 25, 2020
it has always been accepted
Level 59
Nov 25, 2020
Yeah RhymingCouplet
Level 75
Nov 25, 2020
Awesome that Cabral got in here. The baddest agronomist in world history.
Level 83
Nov 25, 2020
Can you accept shore and shoreline for coastline?
Level 70
Nov 26, 2020
That ansu fati shout is amazing, great question and such a recent record too
Level 62
Oct 6, 2023
should be changed now. Lamine Yamal beat his record.
Level 58
Nov 22, 2023
well spotted
Level 55
Sep 20, 2021
most common language is portugese, no?
Level 67
Jan 30, 2022
I tried matriarch, and then gave up. Should've added the y!
Level 20
Feb 24, 2022
got it with 10 seconds left! completely forgot about the bissagos islands
Level 88
Aug 21, 2022
from June 2022 the young soccer player is in 2nd position
Level 70
Feb 8, 2023
It's always nice when the country name gives you the capital for free.
Level 47
Sep 18, 2023
Quiz is outdated, Ansu Fati isn’t the youngest goalscorer for Spain. Lamine Yamal is now in that position. Fun fact though, he also has African roots, but in Equatorial Guinea instead.