Test Your Knowledge Of Roma History & Background

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 88

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History Quizzes & Trivia

Peace Corps Ukraine's Roma People Working Group would like to assess the overall knowledge level regarding the Roma people, one of Ukraine's largest ethnic minorities. We aim to increase the level of understanding and acceptance of Roma people in the communities in which we live.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did the Romani people originate?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Romania

    • E. 

      Africa

  • 2. 
    Where did the first written evidence of Romani people in Europe occur?
    • A. 

      Finland

    • B. 

      Romania

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Greece

  • 3. 
    How many Romani people live throughout the world?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      5 million

    • C. 

      10 million

    • D. 

      15 million

  • 4. 
    How many Roma people live in Ukraine?
    • A. 

      60,000

    • B. 

      130,000

    • C. 

      280,000

    • D. 

      400,000

  • 5. 
    How many branches of Romani people are there?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 6. 
    Romani social behaviors are strictly regulated by what religious influence?
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Catholicism

  • 7. 
    True or False: Romani people were victims of Nazi genocide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Approximately how many Romani people were killed in the Holocaust?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      100,000

    • C. 

      200,000

    • D. 

      500,000

  • 9. 
    Which legislation has been placed on Romani in the past?
    • A. 

      Ban on immigration

    • B. 

      Forced strerilization

    • C. 

      Ban on language and music

    • D. 

      Enslavement

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Is the term "Gypsy" considered politically correct?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No