Facts About St. Lucia

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Facts About St. Lucia - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    St. Lucia's first prime minister was _______________. 

    Explanation
    Sir John Compton was the first prime minister of St. Lucia. He served as the prime minister from 1967 to 1979 and then again from 1982 to 1996. Compton was a prominent figure in St. Lucian politics and played a significant role in the country's independence from British rule. He was known for his leadership and commitment to the development of St. Lucia, making him the rightful answer to the question.

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  • 2. 

     We gained our independence on February 22, ___________.

  • 3. 

    The first capital of St. Lucia was ______________. 

    Explanation
    Soufriere is the correct answer because it was the first capital of St. Lucia. The question is asking for the name of the first capital, and Soufriere fits that description.

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  • 4. 

    The highest point in St. Lucia is _____________. (two words) 

    Explanation
    Mount Gimie is the highest point in St. Lucia.

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  • 5. 

    St. Lucia was ceded to Britain in the year ______________. 

    Explanation
    St. Lucia was ceded to Britain in 1814. This means that the ownership and control of St. Lucia was transferred from another country to Britain in that year.

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  • 6. 

    Sir Arthur Lewis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences in the year ____________ .

    Explanation
    Sir Arthur Lewis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences in 1979.

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    Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize in _____________ in 1992.  

    Explanation
    Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992.

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  • 8. 

    The _______________ were the first inhabitants of St. Lucia. 

    Explanation
    The Amerindians were the first inhabitants of St. Lucia.

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  • 9. 

    Castries was devasted by a fire which destroyed 4/5 of the city in the year _____________. 

    Explanation
    In 1948, Castries was devastated by a fire that destroyed 4/5 of the city.

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  • 10. 

     Generel elections is held every _______ years in St. Lucia.

    Explanation
    General elections are held every five years in St. Lucia.

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  • 11. 

     For the purpose of general elections, St. Lucia is divided in _____________ electoral districts (seats).  

    Explanation
    St. Lucia is divided into seventeen electoral districts or seats for the purpose of general elections.

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  • 12. 

    The feast of La  ____________ is celebrated in August.

  • 13. 

    The area of St. Lucia is ____________ square miles.

    Explanation
    The correct answer for the area of St. Lucia is 238 square miles. This can also be written as "two hundred and thirty-eight" or "two hundred and thirty eight".

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  • 14. 

    St. Lucia experiences a warm _______________ climate. 

    Explanation
    St. Lucia experiences a warm tropical climate. This means that the weather in St. Lucia is typically hot and humid throughout the year, with high temperatures and abundant rainfall. The tropical climate is characterized by its proximity to the equator and the presence of trade winds, which contribute to the warm and humid conditions. This type of climate is common in regions near the tropics, where the sun's rays are more direct and the temperatures are generally high.

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  • 15. 

    St. Lucia's only World Heritage Site is found in the district of ________________. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is Soufriere. This indicates that the only World Heritage Site in St. Lucia is located in the district of Soufriere.

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  • 16. 

     The fleur de lis on St. Lucia's coat of arms represents the _____________.

    Explanation
    The fleur de lis is a symbol commonly associated with France. Therefore, the presence of the fleur de lis on St. Lucia's coat of arms suggests a connection or influence from French culture or history.

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  • 17. 

    Our national tree is called the  ______________.

  • 18. 

     If one travels north of St. Lucia, the first island encountered will be ______________.

    Explanation
    If one travels north of St. Lucia, the first island encountered will be Martinique. This is because Martinique is located to the north of St. Lucia in the Caribbean Sea.

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  • 19. 

    The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June  to _______________.

    Explanation
    The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June to November. This is because during these months, the conditions in the Atlantic Ocean are most favorable for the formation and intensification of hurricanes. The warm ocean waters, low wind shear, and moist atmosphere provide the necessary ingredients for hurricanes to develop. After November, the ocean temperatures start to cool down and the wind shear increases, making it less conducive for hurricane formation. Therefore, November marks the end of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.

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  • 20. 

    Our main export crop is ________________. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bananas". This is because the question is asking for the main export crop, and "bananas" is a plural form that refers to the crop itself. "The banana" is incorrect because it refers to a singular form, and "banana" is also incorrect because it is not specific enough and could refer to either the crop or a single fruit.

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