A Quiz About Conflict In Sri Lanka

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A Quiz About Conflict In Sri Lanka

A quiz about Conflict in Sri Lanka


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  • 1. 
    When did the British take control of Sri Lanka?
    • A. 

      1815

    • B. 

      1850

    • C. 

      1816

    • D. 

      1860

    • E. 

      2009

  • 2. 
    Which is the Majority Ethnic Group in Sri Lanka?
    • A. 

      Tamils

    • B. 

      Sinhalese

    • C. 

      Indians

    • D. 

      Chinese

    • E. 

      Malay

  • 3. 
    When did the conflict start?
    • A. 

      24th July 1983

    • B. 

      23rd July 1984

    • C. 

      23rd July 1983

    • D. 

      25th July 1973

    • E. 

      26th July 1983

  • 4. 
    Tamils are divided into __ main groups
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      2

  • 5. 
    The events of "Black July" happened during __________
    • A. 

      Eelam war 1

    • B. 

      Eelam war 2

    • C. 

      Eelam war 3

    • D. 

      Eelam war 4

    • E. 

      Eelam war 5

  • 6. 
    Which of these events did not occur in 2002?
    • A. 

      POWs exchanged

    • B. 

      Memorandum of Understanding Signed

    • C. 

      Ceasefire Agreement Signed

    • D. 

      Lifting of ban on LTTE

    • E. 

      Sri Lankan Air Force bombed LTTE camps

  • 7. 
    Why did the Sri Lankan Air Force bomb LTTE camps in 2006
    • A. 

      LTTE was declared a terrorist organization

    • B. 

      LTTE cut off water supplies to paddy fields in the area

    • C. 

      LTTE bombed civilian targets

    • D. 

      LTTE refused to exchange POWs

    • E. 

      Official ceasefire had expired

  • 8. 
    When did Sri Lanka pull out of the ceasefire?
    • A. 

      2nd April 2008

    • B. 

      2nd Feb 2008

    • C. 

      2nd Jan 2008

    • D. 

      3rd Jan 2008

    • E. 

      3rd Jan 2009

  • 9. 
    Which is the main type of conflict in this context?
    • A. 

      Racial Conflict

    • B. 

      Economic Conflict

    • C. 

      Structural Conflict

    • D. 

      Ideological Conflict

    • E. 

      Religious Conflict

  • 10. 
    Which is not a reason the tamils felt discriminated against?
    • A. 

      They were denied citizenship.

    • B. 

      Their language was initially not an official one.

    • C. 

      Their media was banned.

    • D. 

      The government banned the LTTE.

    • E. 

      Because of the universities act.