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 created this spot quiz earlier in the month that we thought you might like to include in your celebrations, teaching and learning. Now we would like to share the answers with you.

Black History Month 2023 Questions

  1. Who won the Man Booker Prize for ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ in 2015? Answer: Marlon James
  2. In which year did a post-apartheid South African cricket team first tour England? Answer: 1994
  3. Which Caribbean nation elected to become a republic in 2021? Answer: Barbados
  4. What is Africa’s smallest mainland nation, bordered by just one other country? Answer: The Gambia
  5. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the first elected female head of state in Africa, but of which country? Answer: Liberia
  6. Who was the first black actor to win two Oscars? Answer: Denzel Washington
  7. Which athlete won gold medals in 5000m and 10,000m races in both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics? Answer: Sir Mo Farah
  8. Maggie Aderin-Pocock regularly presents which BBC TV show? Answer: The Sky at Night
  9. Nollywood originally referred to movies made in which country? Answer: Nigeria
  10. How many sovereign countries are there in Africa? Answer: 55

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

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