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Nicknames and demonyms of people of the world

Have you ever met a Kiwi, Canuck or a Tico?

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1. What are New Zealanders commonly (and affectionately) called?

Bananas

Peaches

Kiwis

Feijoas

2. If you’re a Scillonian are you a native of…

Scythia

Isles of Scilly

Sicily

Sierra Leone

3. Cariocas are from where?

Rio de Janeiro

Caracas

Barbados

Carriacou

4. The people of Costa Rica refer to themselves as…

Ricos

CRs

Ticos

Vidas

5. If you're a Bluenose, where are you from?

Nova Scotia, Canada

Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

6. Which two islands with a friendly rivalry call each other crapauds (toads) and ânes’ (donkeys)?

Jersey and Guernsey

Saint Barthélemy and Martinique

Bora Bora and Raiatea

Tahiti and Moorea

7. A Porteño is a resident of which city?

Porto, Portugal

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Porto Novo, Cape Verde

Valencia, Spain

8. A person of Filipino origin is called a…

Pinoy

Pino

Philip

Phino

9. A Geordie is someone from…

Tyneside, UK

Glasgow, Scotland

Georgia, USA

Georgetown, Scotland

10. The people of St Helena in the South Atlantic refer to themselves as…

Saints

Helenians

Helens

Tungis

11. If you’re a Canuck you’re from…

Greenland

Siberia

Chechnya

Canada

12. People from Tasmania are known as…

Tigers

Taswegian

Taswanians

Tasmonians

13. If you’re a Michigander, you’re from a city in which country?

Mauritania

North Macedonia

USA

New Zealand

14. Where are Orcadians from?

Orkney Islands, Scotland

New Brunswick, Canada

Oregon Coast, USA

Oranmore, Ireland

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