World Ethnic Groups Quiz

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A quiz on ethnic groups.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most people in the Han Chinese diaspora are descended from emigrants from which two regions?
    • A. 

      Guangdong and Fujian

    • B. 

      Guangxi and Sichuan

    • C. 

      Shanghai and Heibei

    • D. 

      Beijing and Shanghai

    • E. 

      Shanghai and Hong Kong

  • 2. 
    What is the largest ethnic/ancestral group in Argentina?
    • A. 

      Castilians

    • B. 

      Galicians

    • C. 

      Indigenous

    • D. 

      Italians

    • E. 

      Mestizos

  • 3. 
    What ethnicity did most Mauritian heads of state belong to?
    • A. 

      Bihari

    • B. 

      Creole/African

    • C. 

      Punjabi

    • D. 

      European (White)

    • E. 

      Mauritian

  • 4. 
    In the context of the Han Chinese subgroups, which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Taiwan

    • B. 

      Singapore

    • C. 

      Macau

    • D. 

      Malaysia

    • E. 

      Fujian

  • 5. 
    What was Karl Marx’s ethnic background?
    • A. 

      Russian

    • B. 

      German

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Ukrainian

    • E. 

      Ashkenazi

  • 6. 
    Which of these US states have (self-identified, based on Census data) English-American pluralities?
    • A. 

      Idaho and Washington

    • B. 

      Utah and Maine

    • C. 

      Maine and Virginia

    • D. 

      Utah and Kansas

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What is the largest ethnic group in Kerala?
    • A. 

      Hindu

    • B. 

      Malayali

    • C. 

      Aryan

    • D. 

      Hindi

    • E. 

      Kerala

  • 8. 
    What is the largest ethnic group in Israel?
    • A. 

      Sephardic Jewish

    • B. 

      Ashkenazic Jewish

    • C. 

      Yemenite Jewish

    • D. 

      Old Yishuv Jewish

    • E. 

      Israeli

  • 9. 
    Which is the odd one out, out of the following: Arab, Jewish, Turkish, Assyrian, Tigrinya, Amhara?
    • A. 

      Arab

    • B. 

      Jewish

    • C. 

      Turkish

    • D. 

      Amhara

    • E. 

      Tigrinya

  • 10. 
    What is the largest Indian ethnic group in Singapore?
    • A. 

      Malayali

    • B. 

      Punjabi

    • C. 

      Gujarati

    • D. 

      Tamil

    • E. 

      Hindu

  • 11. 
    What are the two largest Indian ethnic groups in New Zealand?
    • A. 

      Malayali, Tamil

    • B. 

      Punjabi, Gujarati

    • C. 

      Punjabi, Tamil

    • D. 

      Bengali, Malayali

    • E. 

      Bihari, Tamil

  • 12. 
    What is the largest Han Chinese people in Australia?
    • A. 

      Hokkien

    • B. 

      Cantonese

    • C. 

      Shanghainese

    • D. 

      Mandarin-speaking Chinese

    • E. 

      Teochew

  • 13. 
    Which is the largest non-European minority in Australia?
    • A. 

      East Asians

    • B. 

      Indians

    • C. 

      Indigenous Australian

    • D. 

      Middle Easterners

  • 14. 
    Which country contains the largest number of Italians outside of Italy?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Switzerland

    • E. 

      Australia

  • 15. 
    What are the two largest ethnic groups of South Africa?
    • A. 

      Dutch and English

    • B. 

      Tswana and Xhosa

    • C. 

      Xhosa and Zulu

    • D. 

      Zulu and Sotho

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    What is the largest super-ethnic (“racial”) grouping in South Africa?
    • A. 

      Bantus

    • B. 

      Khoisan

    • C. 

      Europeans (Whites)

    • D. 

      Indians (South Asians)

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    What are the two Coloured-majority states of South Africa?
    • A. 

      KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng

    • B. 

      Free State and Limpopo

    • C. 

      Northern Cape and Western Cape

    • D. 

      Free State and KwaZulu-Natal

    • E. 

      Free State and Northern Cape

  • 18. 
    Which Southern African country contains the largest number of people of European descent?
    • A. 

      Namibia

    • B. 

      Zimbabwe

    • C. 

      Botswana

    • D. 

      South Africa

    • E. 

      Angola

  • 19. 
    Other than Dutch, what two European peoples contributed the most to the present Afrikaner population?
    • A. 

      Scots and English

    • B. 

      French and German

    • C. 

      French Hugenot and British

    • D. 

      English and German

    • E. 

      French and English

  • 20. 
    What is Nelson Mandela’s ethnic background?
    • A. 

      Zulu

    • B. 

      Xhosa

    • C. 

      Afrikaner

    • D. 

      Tswana

    • E. 

      Shona

  • 21. 
    What was Mohandas Gandhi’s ethnic background?
    • A. 

      Punjabi

    • B. 

      Rajasthani

    • C. 

      Uttar Pradeshi

    • D. 

      Hindu

    • E. 

      Gujarati

  • 22. 
    Which country hosts the largest Turkish diaspora population in Europe?
    • A. 

      UK

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Greece

    • E. 

      Germany

  • 23. 
    What is the largest ethnic minority in Albania?
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Roma/Gypsies

    • C. 

      Romanians

    • D. 

      Slavs

    • E. 

      Albanians

  • 24. 
    The Kabyles are a Berber people found in which North African country?
    • A. 

      Morocco

    • B. 

      Algeria

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • E. 

      Tunisia

  • 25. 
    What are the two subgroups of Indigenous Australians according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics?
    • A. 

      Australian Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders

    • B. 

      Australian Aborigines and Maori Australians

    • C. 

      Pama-Nygungan and Tasmanian aboriginal

    • D. 

      Tasmanian aboriginal and Australian aboriginal

    • E. 

      None of the above

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