BHM Trivia For Kick-off 2013

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Haiti Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Bonus Questions: Why was February chosen for Black History Month?
    • A. 

      It is the shortest month of the year

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were born in that month

    • C. 

      It is the same month as Mardi Gras

    • D. 

      Rosa Parks and John F. Kennedy were born in that month

  • 2. 
    Both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X were shot and killed at the same age. Both were _____ when they died.
    • A. 

      29

    • B. 

      39

    • C. 

      49

    • D. 

      59

  • 3. 
    Which of these was NOT Invented by a Black person?
    • A. 

      Peanut Butter

    • B. 

      Super Soaker

    • C. 

      Fire Extinguisher

    • D. 

      Gas Mask

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Who was the first Black U.S. Secretary of State?
    • A. 

      Thurgood Marshall

    • B. 

      Colin Powell

    • C. 

      Condoleezza Rice

    • D. 

      Jesse Jackson

  • 5. 
    The Underground railroad was ________.
    • A. 

      A group of businesses secretly run by Slaves

    • B. 

      A network of houses and paths to help slaves get to the north

    • C. 

      A railroad slave owners used to transport slaves from plantation to plantation

    • D. 

      A secret path southern slave owners used to kidnap black people from the north

  • 6. 
     Who signed the Emancipation Proclamation and when?
    • A. 

      Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln in 1863

    • C. 

      George Washington in 1803

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson 1836

  • 7. 
    When did Cape Verde gain their independence?
    • A. 

      July 5, 1975

    • B. 

      August 29, 1904

    • C. 

      July 4, 1862

    • D. 

      August 8, 1991

  • 8. 
    Cape Verde’s diet mainly consists of?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Chicken and Beans

    • C. 

      Caviar

    • D. 

      Pork Products

  • 9. 
    Which location has the largest population of Cape Verdeans?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      Cape Verde

  • 10. 
    How many islands are there in the Cape Verde Islands?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 11. 
    Cape Verde, the language mainly spoken is Creole. The Creole spoken in Cape Verde is a dialect of:
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Portugese

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What country borders Haiti ?
    • A. 

      Dominican Republic

    • B. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      Cape Verde

    • D. 

      Africa

  • 13. 
    Where is Haiti located?
    • A. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      Indian Sea

    • C. 

      Red Sea

    • D. 

      Caribbean Sea and th Atlantic Ocean

  • 14. 
    What is the Capital of Haiti?
    • A. 

      Port-au-Prince

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      Trenton

    • D. 

      Providence

  • 15. 
    What year did Haiti win their independence from France?
    • A. 

      1994

    • B. 

      1600

    • C. 

      1804

    • D. 

      2012

  • 16. 
    What is the color of Haitian flag?
    • A. 

      Blue, Red, White

    • B. 

      Pink, Purple, Blue

    • C. 

      Green, Charcoal, Black

    • D. 

      Yellow, Orange, Gold

  • 17. 
    What name did christopher columbus called Haiti when founded?
    • A. 

      Hispaniola

    • B. 

      Jacksonville

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      Dominican Republic

  • 18. 
    What is the national language of Haiti ?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Creole

    • D. 

      Tagalog

  • 19. 
    Which two coastal Ghanaian towns were the site of major slave ports?
    • A. 

      Cape Coast and Elmina

    • B. 

      Jamestown and Kumasi

    • C. 

      Songhai and Zanziba

  • 20. 
    What was Ghana called prior to its independence?
    • A. 

      The Gold Coast

    • B. 

      The Ghanaian Empire

    • C. 

      The Ashanti Empire

  • 21. 
    What is the capital city of Ghana?
    • A. 

      Accra

    • B. 

      Yamoussoukro

    • C. 

      Abidjan

  • 22. 
    What is the official language of Ghana?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Ndebele

    • C. 

      Swahili

  • 23. 
    What is the name of the former UN Secretary General who was a Ghanaian national?
    • A. 

      Kofi Annan

    • B. 

      Boutros Boutros Ghali

    • C. 

      Abdou Diouf

  • 24. 
    Who was the last US President to visit Ghana?
    • A. 

      Barack Obama

    • B. 

      George Bush

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

  • 25. 
    From which country did Ghana gain its Independence?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Spain

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