Patriotic Fever!

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There are things that every Barbadian should know, like who is the Father of Independence and the name of our biggest superstar (hint: her name begins with 'R') but many Bajans tend to be clueless about Barbadian trivia.

So, in honour of Independence Day, Kurama Magazine has formulated this quiz to test your Patriotic IQ. This will determine how much you know about all things Barbadian. Even non-Bajans can participate. Top scorers' pictures will be featured on the web site. So, are YOU a patriotic genius?

Created by: Kurama Chick of Kurama Magazine
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  1. How many branches of Chefette Restaurant are there in Barbados?
  2. Which of the following is NOT a festival observed in Barbados?
  3. All of the following are Crop-Over festival events EXCEPT:
  4. Which Bajan artiste was an inspiration to Bob Marley?
  5. Which of the following is NOT a Mighty Gabby song?
  6. Which popular night spot is owned by a former member of the band Spice And Company?
  7. What is Barbados' national dish?
  8. Who wrote the critically acclaimed novel 'In The Castle Of My Skin'?
  9. Which Barbadian is the internationally published writer of the romance novels 'Embracing The Moonlight' and 'One Gentle Knight'?
  10. Who is known as the father of Independence?
  11. What was Ryan Brathwaite's national record time in the 110-metre race at the 2009 World Championships?
  12. Which Barbadian won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney?
  13. Which Bajan cricketer is known as the greatest all-rounder of all time?
  14. What is the most popular religion or religious denomination in Barbados?
  15. Which parishes are the only ones on the island not surrounded by or adjacent to the sea?
  16. What is the main industry in Barbados?
  17. What year did the British occupy Barbados?
  18. Who wrote the lyrics of the National Anthem?
  19. When did Barbados become independent?
  20. All of the following Bajans are international models EXCEPT:
  21. What is the name of the cricket movie starring Andrew Pilgrim?
  22. What year did superstar Rihanna's single Pon De Replay come out?
  23. Who was the first Bajan to win a Grammy?
  24. Which Bajan artiste is a BET Rising Icon?
  25. Which soap opera came to Barbados for a storyline in the 1990s?

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