Have you been keeping up with Bermuda news and current events? How closely have you been reading our culture and heritage articles on TheBermudian.com?

Take our quiz to test your knowledge, then challenge your friends!

All questions taken from news and TheBermudian.com from the past week.

 

From the fruit of what tree did Bermudians use to make alcohol?

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Legislation to change the mandatory retirement age for civil servants has been tabled in the House of Assembly. What is the proposed new retirement age?

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Shelly Bay’s history is well known for its horse racing but what is another claim to fame?

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Who is Beryl Hart and why is she relevant in Bermuda’s history?

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In 1915, while en route from Cardiff, Wales and carrying 350 tons of ammunition and cargo for World War I, the 323-feet long and 40-feet wide Pollockshields was swept into a severe hurricane. When the storm passed, the crew realised they were no longer out at sea but on the coast of Bermuda. Very shortly after that, they wrecked on the coral reefs near which famous beach?

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In which year did Spittal Pond become a protected nature reserve under the National Park Act?

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A Bermudian neighborhood was overrun in the past week with a huge number of creatures of one species. What kind of creature was it?

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In a Bermudian article this week we explained why Bermuda’s Sand is pink. It’s all down to a tiny marine invertebrate called a red foram (Homotrema rubrum), but what animal is involved in getting the invertibrate’s red skeleton on shore to colour the beaches?

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The Bermudian recently republished an article that appeared in the magazine in 1940 telling the story of Tommy Fox, the “King of St. David’s.” Which of the following did Tommy not do during his lifetime?

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In a recent Royal Gazette Article, a Bermuda park was set to get a facelift adhering to a “Bermuda triangle” theme. Which park was it?

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Bermuda Quiz: Week 7
That's okay, you'll get them next week!
Hmmm, you know most of the answers are on thebermudian.com, right?
Well done! Clearly you've done your reading.
Excellent! You are a true local.