What Do You Know About The Bahamas?

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What Do You Know About The Bahamas? - Quiz

Are you intending to vacation in The Bahamas? Or on one of the Bahamian Out-Islands like Eleuthera, where my wife and I live?
This quiz will tell you how much you already know about the group of islands called The Bahamas.
And it will answer other questions you might have before starting your vacation in paradise where the water is crystal clear and the sun is shining most of the time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. How many inhabited island make up The Bahamas?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      700

    Correct Answer
    B. 20
    Explanation
    Remember, I said "inhabited", by people of course ;-)

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  • 2. 

    2. Geographically, are The Bahamas part of the Caribbean?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      This has not been defined

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The Bahamas is geographically located in the Atlantic Ocean, not in the Caribbean Sea. While the Bahamas is often considered part of the Caribbean region culturally and economically, it is not geographically part of the Caribbean. The Caribbean Sea is to the south of the Bahamas, separated by the Turks and Caicos Islands. Therefore, the correct answer is "No."

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  • 3. 

    3. Why are most islands in The Bahamas called Out-Islands?

    • A.

      Because the are far away from the capital Nassau.

    • B.

      Because they are away from the large touristic centers of Nassau on New Providence Island and Freeport on Grand Bahama Island.

    • C.

      Because they are out of the reach of international airlines.

    Correct Answer
    B. Because they are away from the large touristic centers of Nassau on New Providence Island and Freeport on Grand Bahama Island.
    Explanation
    Most islands in The Bahamas are called Out-Islands because they are away from the large touristic centers of Nassau on New Providence Island and Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. This suggests that these islands are located in more remote areas, away from the bustling tourist hubs, providing a quieter and more secluded experience for visitors.

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  • 4. 

    4. Why is Eleuthera such an ideal island for a relaxing vacation?

    • A.

      Because it has many bars and hotels.

    • B.

      Because it is almost completely uninhabited.

    • C.

      Because of its many spectacular beaches and vacation rental places.

    Correct Answer
    C. Because of its many spectacular beaches and vacation rental places.
    Explanation
    Eleuthera is an ideal island for a relaxing vacation because it offers many spectacular beaches and vacation rental places. The presence of these beautiful beaches allows visitors to unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of the island. Additionally, the availability of vacation rental places ensures that tourists have a comfortable and convenient place to stay during their vacation. This combination of stunning beaches and suitable accommodation options makes Eleuthera an ideal destination for those seeking a relaxing getaway.

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  • 5. 

    5. What is the climate in The Bahamas?

    • A.

      Sub-tropical

    • B.

      Rain forest

    • C.

      Tropical

    Correct Answer
    A. Sub-tropical
    Explanation
    The climate in The Bahamas is sub-tropical. This means that the region experiences warm temperatures throughout the year, with mild winters and hot summers. The area also receives a moderate amount of rainfall. The sub-tropical climate is characterized by a combination of tropical and temperate weather patterns, making it an ideal destination for beach and outdoor activities.

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  • 6. 

    6. What language is spoken in The Bahamas?

    • A.

      Creole

    • B.

      Spanish & French

    • C.

      English

    Correct Answer
    C. English
    Explanation
    The correct answer is English. The Bahamas is an English-speaking country, with English being the official language. English is widely spoken and understood by the majority of the population in The Bahamas.

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  • 7. 

    7. How long is the flight time from Miami, FL, or Fort Lauderdale, FL, to Nassau?

    • A.

      1 hour

    • B.

      2 hours

    • C.

      3 1/2 hours

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 hour
    Explanation
    The flight time from Miami, FL, or Fort Lauderdale, FL, to Nassau is 1 hour. This means that it takes approximately 1 hour to travel by air from either Miami or Fort Lauderdale to Nassau.

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  • 8. 

    8. In Bahamian hotels and shops, can I pay with US$?

    • A.

      No, only Bahamian dollars are accepted

    • B.

      All purchases must be paid with Caribbean dollars

    • C.

      Yes

    Correct Answer
    C. Yes
    Explanation
    In Bahamian hotels and shops, it is possible to pay with US dollars.

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  • 9. 

    9. What is the highest tourist season in The Bahamas?

    • A.

      Easter

    • B.

      Christmas

    • C.

      Summer

    Correct Answer
    B. Christmas
    Explanation
    During the Christmas season, The Bahamas experiences the highest influx of tourists. This is because Christmas falls during the winter months, which is a popular time for people to escape cold weather and travel to warmer destinations. The Bahamas, with its beautiful beaches and tropical climate, becomes a sought-after vacation spot for many during this time of year. Additionally, Christmas is a holiday season when many people have time off from work and school, making it easier for them to plan and enjoy a vacation in The Bahamas.

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  • 10. 

    10. Is the sea deep or shallow around Eleuthera island?

    • A.

      Predominantly deep

    • B.

      Only small parts are deep.

    • C.

      The East side is rather deep with shallow shores and the West side is generally shallow.

    Correct Answer
    C. The East side is rather deep with shallow shores and the West side is generally shallow.
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that the East side of Eleuthera island is rather deep with shallow shores, while the West side is generally shallow. This suggests that the sea around Eleuthera island has varying depths depending on the location. The East side has deeper waters with shallow shores, indicating a more gradual transition from the shore to deeper areas. On the other hand, the West side is predominantly shallow, implying that the waters near the shore are not as deep. This explanation highlights the contrasting characteristics of the sea around Eleuthera island, with the East side being deeper and the West side being shallower.

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