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The Important Events That Happened In Jamaica's History

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The Important Events That Happened In Jamaica

This quiz is a part of the evaluation process of the topic ' The Important events that happen in Jamaicas History'. It consist of 15 questions ranging from multiple choice, short answer and true or false. It covers the topics Slavery, Emancipation and Independence. Best of Luck!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Slavery began in the year?
    • A. 

      1494

    • B. 

      1492

    • C. 

      1962

    • D. 

      1838

  • 2. 
    Slavery can be defined as?
    • A. 

      A lot of work with little food

    • B. 

      Working without being paid

    • C. 

      Working for little pay

    • D. 

      Working for a small piece of land

  • 3. 
    Emancipation Day was
    • A. 

      August 1, 1834

    • B. 

      August 6, 1962

    • C. 

      August 6, 1838

    • D. 

      August 1, 1838

  • 4. 
    The island was discovered by 
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Alexander Bustamante

    • C. 

      Simon Boliver

    • D. 

      Claude Packer

  • 5. 
    The first set of slaves were the
  • 6. 
    The English took over in the year
  • 7. 
    What was the year Independence was granted?
  • 8. 
    Which slaves were said to be the strongest and most fit?
  • 9. 
    Jamaica was a British colony
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Sugarcane was what was grown on the plantations
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Indentured slaves were Chinese and Indians
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Freedom was granted right after the first rebellion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The name of the British flag is
    • A. 

      British Flag

    • B. 

      Union Jack

    • C. 

      Flag of the United Kingdom

  • 14. 
    After becoming an independent state, Jamaica was able to change?
    • A. 

      Name, symbols and colours

    • B. 

      Anthem, flag and laws

    • C. 

      Location, colours and flag

  • 15. 
    Jamaica is how many years old August of 2011
    • A. 

      49 years old

    • B. 

      51 years old

    • C. 

      149 years old