Question 1: This colorful tody is in Alejandro de Humboldt National Park. Where’s that?
Correct Answer: Cuba
Fact: Alejandro de Humboldt National Park is the Caribbean's biggest and best-preserved forested landscape. It's also one of the most biologically varied tropical island locations on Earth. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001, Humboldt is also recognized as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International.
Question 2: Cuba’s national bird sports the colors of the country’s flag. What are they?
- White, red, and green
- Green, yellow, and red
- Red, white, and blue
Correct Answer: Red, white, and blue
Fact: The forest-dwelling trogon was designated the national bird of Cuba because its feathers of red, white, and blue correspond to the colors of the Cuban flag.
Question 3: What do Cubans celebrate every year on October 10?
- Victory Day
- Independence Day
- Day of the National Rebellion
Correct Answer: Independence Day
Fact: On October 10, 1868, plantation owner Carlos Manuel de Céspedes made a declaration of Cuban independence, sparking an uprising that started the first of three wars of independence from Spanish control. Cuba would become an independent country in 1902.