jamaican history

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1. When was Christopher Columbus's first voyage
1498
1492
2008
1234
2. What were the three ships he departed in on his first trip?
carnival cruse ship
only one, he borrowed from a fisherman
nina,pint and santa maria
nina,pinta and santa maria
3. How many voyages did he go on?
4
1,000
5
none of the above
4. Some places Columbus discovered are:
Jamaica,France, Cuba
Hispanola,Cuba,Puerto Rico,Isle of Pines
Hispanola,Cuba,Puerto Rico,Isle of Galante
5. The Arawaks were :of short to medium height, well shaped, but slightly built, except in Hispaniola where they were plump
tall and slim
very short and slim
obese
of short to medium height, well shaped, but slightly built, except in Hispaniola where they were plump
6. Their skin
was "olive"
pale
very dark
7. Their heads were flattened at the foreheads as babies when the skull was bound between two boards. This elongated head was considered as a :
holy action
way of pleasing the cacique
mark of beauty
8. The Arawaks were subsistence farmers:
grew food other people only
they growing food mainly for their own needs and with a little left over for trade.
grew food soley for trading
9. Seasoning played a big part in food preparation.
false
true
10. The Arawak society was hierarchical and pacific. Each Arawak village was the home of related people who obeyed a hereditary headman or chieftain. The family life was reflected in daily village life. Property, land, food, canoes and tools belonged to everyone in common.
true
false
11. Caciques was not treated with great respect and looked on as the father of the people, whom he ruled with gentleness, courtesy, and firmness, for all villagers had to obey his commands.
true
false
12. What was heavan known as?
Couta
Cassava
Caribs
Coyaba
13. The Arawaks had two types of houses:
The bohio was the cacique's house and the other was the cayed or family house
the caneye or family house and the cacique's house as the bohio
hut and cave
none of the above
14. What is a duho?
ceremonial stool was carved out from one piece of wood or stone, in the shape of an animal, with short legs and often decorated with eyes and ears of gold.
ceremonial stool was carved out from one piece of wood or stone, in the shape of an animal, with short legs and often decorated with eyes and ears of diamond, metal and glass
cement
15. What is the basis of the arawak religion?
The basis for the Arawak religion was a mixture of Zemism and spiritualism with emphasis on nature worship, ancestor worship and protective magic
christianity
hinduism
atheist
16. WHen did Columbus discover Jamaica?
1493
1494
1495
17. What nationality was Christopher Columbus?
spanish
portugese
italian
18. WHAT LAND WAS FIRST SIGHTED?
San Salvador
Jamaica
Cuba
19. What was the first settlement he founded?
La Navidad
Santa Maria
Isabela
Montego Bay
20. How many ships did Columbus leave with on the second voyage?
22
3
6
17
21. What were some of the things he introduced to the Caribbean?
sugarcane,encominda system
how to make jeans pants
how to use te internet

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