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Diaspora Challenge:Trivia

2/27/2013, 10:54 a.m.

DIASPORA CHALLENGE

1. Between 1500 and 1807, how many Black Britons were believed to have lived in England?

a) Between 5,000 - 10,000

b) Between 10,000 - 20,000

c) More than 50,000

2. The Nigerian film industry is the second largest in the world. What is it affectionately known as?

a) Nigerialand

b) Dream Cinema

c) Bollywood

3. In 1948, first generation of migrant workers from the Caribbean traveled to England, and played an integral part in the origins of multi-cultural Britain. What was the name of the steamship upon which they traveled?

a) SS Empire Windrush

b) SS Queen Elizabeth II

c) SS Southampton

4. Haiti's Founding Fathers are made up of four legendary men: Francois Dominique Toussaint Louverture, Henri Christophe, Alexandre Petion and _______________?

a) Michel Jacques

b) Jean Jacques Dessalines

c) Etienne Joseph

5. Under the system of South African apartheid, white landowners moved the Khosian people from their homes into shantytowns and took possession of what percentage of the land?

a) 60 percent

b) 72 percent

c) 87 percent

Answers:

1. 10,000 - 20,000

2. Bollywood

3. SS Empire Windrush

4. Jean Jacques Dessalines

5. 87 percent

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