Test Your Knowledge *


1. What is the first black independent country in the world?

1. Jamaica
2. Haiti
3. Nigeria
4. None of the above

2. Who wrote Haiti’s Independence Act?

1. Boisrond-Tonnere
2. Chareron
3. Dessalines
4. Toussaint Louverture

3. Age of Toussaint Louverture when he first joined the Revolution of slaves?

1. 25 years old
2. 45 years old
3. 20 years old
4. 30 years old

4. First job of Toussaint in the army of Biasou?

1. Physician
2. Secretary
3. Informant
4. Chief of Brigade

5. Complete date of first Haitian Flag?

1. May 18, 1804
2. January 1, 1803
3. May 18, 1803
4. November 18, 1804

6. City and date of Haiti’s Independence Proclamation?

1. Port-au-Prince, January 1, 1804
2. Cap-Haitien - May 18, 1803
3. Gonaives - January 1, 1803
4. Gonaives - January 1, 1804

7. Which country is nearest to Haiti?

1. Dominican Republic
2. Tahiti
3. Cuba
4. Jamaica

8. Which of these cultures has had the greatest influence on Haitian culture?

1. Spanish
2. Chinese
3. African
4. Romanian

9. Who continued the struggle for independence after Toussaint L'Ouverture?

1. Duvalier
2. Dessalines
3. Chareton
5. Bolivar

10. What one family held dictatorial power over Haiti from 1957 to 1986?

1. Trujillo
2. Peralte
3. Duvalier
4. Avril

11. He was elected Presidenr of Haiti in 1995

1. Manigat
2. Namphy
3. Aristide
4. Preval

12. What is the meaning of the name "Haiti"?

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13. Why was Haiti called "the Pearl of the Caribbean"?

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14. Who first proclaimed himself emperor of an independent Haiti?

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15. What European leader deployed the army that was intended to subdue the people of Saint Domingue (Haitians) but was defeated by them in 1804?

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