At Cerulean, we’ve been celebrating Black History Month – this year the focus is on celebrating and acknowledging the outstanding achievements of black women through history.

We’ve created this spot quiz that we thought you might like to include in your celebrations, teaching and learning. 

We hope that you enjoy it, and we’d love to hear how you’ve been celebrating Black History Month, please get in touch.

Black History Month 2023 Questions

  1. Who won the Man Booker Prize for ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ in 2015?
  2. In which year did a post-apartheid South African cricket team first tour England?
  3. Which Caribbean nation elected to become a republic in 2021?
  4. What is Africa’s smallest mainland nation, bordered by just one other country?
  5. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the first elected female head of state in Africa, but of which country?
  6. Who was the first black actor to win two Oscars?
  7. Which athlete won gold medals in 5000m and 10,000m races in both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics?
  8. Maggie Aderin-Pocock regularly presents which BBC TV show?
  9. Nollywood originally referred to movies made in which country?
  10. How many sovereign countries are there in Africa?

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