Politics Of Aruba! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Although under Dutch monarchy, Aruba is an independent nation, where Dutch is still spoken, but also Spanish and a local form of creole language. It is populated with over 75% of mixed people with Dutch, African, and Spanish ancestry, a few blacks and several other nationalities. So, what do you know about this small island? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's the capital city of Aruba?

    • A.

      Ajaxstaad

    • B.

      Oranjestad

    • C.

      Rotstaad

    • D.

      Bloomfontein

    Correct Answer
    B. Oranjestad
    Explanation
    Oranjestad is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Aruba. It is located on the southern coast of the island and is known for its colorful Dutch colonial architecture. Oranjestad is a popular tourist destination, with its vibrant downtown area, shopping centers, and beautiful beaches.

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  • 2. 

    Who's the prime minister of Aruba?

    • A.

      Evelyn Wever-Croes

    • B.

      Lana Croes

    • C.

      Linda Croes

    • D.

      Linda Wever

    Correct Answer
    A. Evelyn Wever-Croes
    Explanation
    Evelyn Wever-Croes is the correct answer because she is currently serving as the prime minister of Aruba.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first Dutch governor of the Island?

    • A.

      Peter Stuyvesant

    • B.

      Koos Stuyvesant

    • C.

      Koos Perce

    • D.

      Koos Ruben

    Correct Answer
    A. Peter Stuyvesant
    Explanation
    Peter Stuyvesant was the first Dutch governor of the Island. This is evident from his name being listed as the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    How many districts are in the country?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
  • 5. 

    What are the inhabitants of Aruba called?

    • A.

      Aruban

    • B.

      Aruyans

    • C.

      Arans

    • D.

      Aburans

    Correct Answer
    A. Aruban
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Aruban" because it refers to the people who live in Aruba. This term is commonly used to describe the inhabitants of Aruba and is derived from the name of the island itself.

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  • 6. 

    What's the island's largest industry?

    • A.

      Vanilla exports

    • B.

      Oil

    • C.

      Gold

    • D.

      Tourism

    Correct Answer
    D. Tourism
    Explanation
    Tourism is the largest industry on the island because it attracts a significant number of visitors who contribute to the local economy through spending on accommodation, food, transportation, and entertainment. This industry encompasses various sectors such as hotels, restaurants, tour operators, and souvenir shops, creating employment opportunities for the local population. Additionally, the island's natural beauty, cultural heritage, and recreational activities make it an attractive destination for tourists, further boosting the tourism industry's growth and dominance.

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  • 7. 

    What type of government is the Aruban government?

    • A.

      A democracy

    • B.

      An elective democracy

    • C.

        A unitary parliamentary representative democracy under constitutional monarchy

    • D.

      A republic

    Correct Answer
    C.   A unitary parliamentary representative democracy under constitutional monarchy
    Explanation
    The Aruban government is a unitary parliamentary representative democracy under constitutional monarchy. This means that it is a system where the government is led by a monarch as the head of state, but the day-to-day governance is carried out by elected officials in a parliamentary system. The country is also organized as a unitary state, where power is concentrated at the national level rather than being divided among regional governments. This type of government allows for representative democracy, where elected representatives make decisions on behalf of the people.

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  • 8. 

    Who is the monarch of the island?

    • A.

      Queen Larry

    • B.

      Queen Beatrix

    • C.

      Willem Alexander

    • D.

      Queen Elisabeth

    Correct Answer
    C. Willem Alexander
    Explanation
    Willem Alexander is the correct answer because he is currently the reigning monarch of the Netherlands, which includes several islands in the Caribbean, such as Aruba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten. As the monarch, Willem Alexander holds the title of King, not Queen. Therefore, options such as Queen Larry, Queen Beatrix, and Queen Elisabeth are incorrect.

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  • 9. 

    Who's the island's governor?

    • A.

      Koos Boekhoudt

    • B.

      Alfonso Lonzo

    • C.

      Alfonso Boekhoudt

    • D.

      Alfonso di maria

    Correct Answer
    C. Alfonso Boekhoudt
    Explanation
    Alfonso Boekhoudt is the correct answer for the question.

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  • 10. 

    What's the anthem of the island?

    • A.

      Aruba dush terra

    • B.

      Aruba Dushti terra

    • C.

      Aruba Dushi tera

    • D.

      Aruba Dosha

    Correct Answer
    C. Aruba Dushi tera
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Aruba Dushi tera." This is the anthem of the island of Aruba. "Dushi tera" means "sweet land" in Papiamento, which is one of the official languages of Aruba. The anthem is a symbol of pride and love for the island and its people.

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