Jamaican Black History Month Quiz!

12 Questions  I  By Sandramaewiggan on February 1, 2012
This quiz is inspired by celebrations of our history and achievements as a beautiful and chosen race and country.

  

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1.  Match the following Jamaican music icons by how they died.
A. Bob Marley
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B. Jacob 'Killer' Miller
B.
C. Garnet Silk
C.
D. Sonny Bradshaw
D.
2.  Kumina evolved strongest in the parish of St. Thomas.
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B.
3.  Name the town in Jamaica that was the first place to have electricity and a road worthy car.
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B.
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4.  What did Christopher Columbus call Jamaica?
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B.
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5.  Lacovia was replaced by Black River as the parish capital of St. Elizabeth.
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B.
6.  When did the Arawak Indians settle in Jamaica?
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B.
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7.  Who covered Bob Marley's song 'I Shot the Sheriff' in 1974?
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B.
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8.  What is the name of the 19th century Afro-Jamaican religious belief system practised through dance in Jamaica?
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B.
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9.  Accompong is the name of a famous maroon village, so named after their one time leader.  What is the name of Accompong's infamous brother?
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10.  Who was Jamaica's first Native Minister of Agriculture?
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B.
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11.  Name the most recognised noisy symbol of the Maroons. 
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12.  Merlene Ottey got Jamaica its first gold medal in a women's event in the Olympics.
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B.
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