Week 1 Quiz<br />Topics:  <br />The Caribbean Islands ( Ibrahim )<br />Genocide ( Farida )<br />Sultanate of Oman ( Malak ...
The Caribbean Islands<br />
1. The Act for Abolition of the Slave Trade in the Caribbean came into force in 1808. British captains who were caught con...
2. Which of the following is not one of the important factors which contributed to abolition of slave trade in the Caribbe...
3. The West India Committee was formed in the 18th Century, by London merchants, and absentee owners of West Indian estate...
4. The West India Royal Commission was appointed in 1938 and carried out a comprehensive investigation of the social and e...
5. Which of the following British colonies were the first to gain independence?<br />Guyana and Barbados <br />St. Lucia a...
Genocide<br />
6. Which of the following is not an act of genocide?<br />Giving orders to soldiers to commit acts intended to destroy a g...
7. The Genocide convention was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 9 December 1948. The Convention entered into force in...
8. The present Convention shall remain in effect for a period of ___ years as from the date of its coming into force.<br /...
9. What is the minimum number of Parties that will allow for the convention to stay in force?<br />20 Parties<br />10 Part...
10. Any requests or denunciations made by any party shall be <br />Communicated by phone to the UN <br />In written form t...
The Sultanate of Oman<br />
11. Which of the following is not one of the factors that causes the monsoon cycle?<br />The difference in the way land an...
12.  Near the present-day town of Bat, archaeologists have found well preserved cemeteries that contain Bronze Age tombs. ...
13. Infrared pictures of the land surface in the southern part of Oman on the Arabian Peninsula, taken from the NASA Space...
14. The coastal city of Sohar, in today's Oman, is so closely associated with trade in the Indian Ocean and seafaring that...
15. The most typical ship of the Western Indian Ocean, and the one most commonly used by Arab traders during the medieval ...
The World Cup<br />
16. In May 1904 FIFA was founded in Paris with how many original members?<br />3<br />5<br />7<br />10<br />
17. Which of the following was one of the original members of FIFA?<br />Scotland<br />Brazil<br />South Africa<br />Switz...
18. The series of amendments, often referred to as for the “Good of the Game” were introduced to help promote what?<br />F...
19. Football’s first governing body was:<br />FIFA<br />IFAB<br />The FA<br />IOC<br />
20.  The first football competition in the world was:<br />The World Cup<br />The FA Cup<br />The Cambridge Cup<br />The 1...
Current Events<br />
21. Dubai police issued arrest warrants for 11 people, said to be Mosad spies, for killing which Hamas top official?<br />...
22. In Mid-February Argentina announced new controls on ships passing through its waters to the Falkland Islands in a grow...
23.  In late February Mother Mary MacKillop became Australia’s first:<br />Head of Church<br />Bishop<br />Priest<br />Sai...
24. In mid February the IMF greed to restore Zimbabwe's voting rights after a seven-year suspension, what was the reason f...
25. Which European country joined the African Union, in late February, in condemning a coup in Niger, where soldiers storm...
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  1. 1. Week 1 Quiz<br />Topics: <br />The Caribbean Islands ( Ibrahim )<br />Genocide ( Farida )<br />Sultanate of Oman ( Malak )<br />World Cup ( Marwan )<br />
  2. 2. The Caribbean Islands<br />
  3. 3. 1. The Act for Abolition of the Slave Trade in the Caribbean came into force in 1808. British captains who were caught continuing the trade were fined how much for every slave found on board?<br />20 Pounds<br />100 pounds<br />5 pounds<br />200 pounds<br />
  4. 4. 2. Which of the following is not one of the important factors which contributed to abolition of slave trade in the Caribbean? <br />The decline of the British West Indies economy<br />The rise of the free trade movement<br />The increase in the number of slaves arriving from Africa<br />The increasing availability of cheaper sugar on the international market<br />
  5. 5. 3. The West India Committee was formed in the 18th Century, by London merchants, and absentee owners of West Indian estates. Which of the following did the Committee not act as a pressure group for?<br />Seeking alternative markets for West Indian cane sugar in the U.S.<br />Encouragement of immigrant labor from India<br />Supporting the abolition of the slave trade.<br />Opposing the removal of preferential sugar duties for West Indian sugar. <br />
  6. 6. 4. The West India Royal Commission was appointed in 1938 and carried out a comprehensive investigation of the social and economic condition of all the British territories in the Caribbean. The Commission held public hearings in London and throughout the region in 1938 and 1939, and recommended sweeping reforms in everything from employment practices, public health, education and social welfare, to radical political change. This Commission is also known as:<br />The Trade Unions Commission<br />The Reforms Commission<br />The Moyne Commission<br />The Colonial Development Welfare Commission<br />
  7. 7. 5. Which of the following British colonies were the first to gain independence?<br />Guyana and Barbados <br />St. Lucia and St. Vincent & the Grenadines <br />Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago <br />Belize and St. Kitts & Nevis <br />
  8. 8. Genocide<br />
  9. 9. 6. Which of the following is not an act of genocide?<br />Giving orders to soldiers to commit acts intended to destroy a group of people<br />Killing one person, while knowing of a larger plan to destroy this group<br />Forced abortion<br />Honor killings<br />
  10. 10. 7. The Genocide convention was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 9 December 1948. The Convention entered into force in 1951. How many countries have ratified the Genocide Convention?<br />50<br />85<br />100<br />More than 130<br />
  11. 11. 8. The present Convention shall remain in effect for a period of ___ years as from the date of its coming into force.<br />4 years<br />6 years<br />10 years<br />15 years<br />
  12. 12. 9. What is the minimum number of Parties that will allow for the convention to stay in force?<br />20 Parties<br />10 Parties <br />5 Parties<br />16 Parties<br />
  13. 13. 10. Any requests or denunciations made by any party shall be <br />Communicated by phone to the UN <br />In written form to the UN secretary general<br />In a meeting with all other parties<br />Through and in compliance with all other parties<br />
  14. 14. The Sultanate of Oman<br />
  15. 15. 11. Which of the following is not one of the factors that causes the monsoon cycle?<br />The difference in the way land and water absorb the Sun's heat<br />The effect of the Earth's rotation on the atmosphere<br />The Tides<br />The storage and release of energy as water changes from liquid to water vapor and back again<br />
  16. 16. 12. Near the present-day town of Bat, archaeologists have found well preserved cemeteries that contain Bronze Age tombs. What is the shape of these tombs?<br />Beehive shaped<br />Pyramid shaped<br />Spherical shaped<br /> Square shaped<br />
  17. 17. 13. Infrared pictures of the land surface in the southern part of Oman on the Arabian Peninsula, taken from the NASA Space Shuttle Endeavor in 1994, helped archaeologists and historians discover what?<br />A lost caravan city called Ubar<br />Proof that the first humans lived in the Arabian Peninsula<br />The lost ark of Zothor<br />The first trade market ever made<br />
  18. 18. 14. The coastal city of Sohar, in today's Oman, is so closely associated with trade in the Indian Ocean and seafaring that it is mentioned as the birthplace of which fabled sailor?<br />Sindbad<br />IbnBatutta<br />Prophet Noah<br />Ahmad IbnMajid<br />
  19. 19. 15. The most typical ship of the Western Indian Ocean, and the one most commonly used by Arab traders during the medieval era was called:<br />The Kamal<br />The Dhow<br />The Magan<br />The Sultana<br />
  20. 20. The World Cup<br />
  21. 21. 16. In May 1904 FIFA was founded in Paris with how many original members?<br />3<br />5<br />7<br />10<br />
  22. 22. 17. Which of the following was one of the original members of FIFA?<br />Scotland<br />Brazil<br />South Africa<br />Switzerland<br />
  23. 23. 18. The series of amendments, often referred to as for the “Good of the Game” were introduced to help promote what?<br />Fair Play<br />Attacking Football<br />Increased Viewership <br />Women’s Football<br />
  24. 24. 19. Football’s first governing body was:<br />FIFA<br />IFAB<br />The FA<br />IOC<br />
  25. 25. 20. The first football competition in the world was:<br />The World Cup<br />The FA Cup<br />The Cambridge Cup<br />The 1908 Olympics Games<br />
  26. 26. Current Events<br />
  27. 27. 21. Dubai police issued arrest warrants for 11 people, said to be Mosad spies, for killing which Hamas top official?<br />Mahmoud al-Mabhouh<br />MahmoudAbbas<br />KhaledMashal<br />Ismail Haniyeh<br />
  28. 28. 22. In Mid-February Argentina announced new controls on ships passing through its waters to the Falkland Islands in a growing dispute over which country’s oil drilling plans?<br />Brazil<br />US<br />Britain<br />China<br />
  29. 29. 23. In late February Mother Mary MacKillop became Australia’s first:<br />Head of Church<br />Bishop<br />Priest<br />Saint<br />
  30. 30. 24. In mid February the IMF greed to restore Zimbabwe's voting rights after a seven-year suspension, what was the reason for this suspension?<br />Human Rights Abuses<br />Unpaid Debts<br />Unfair Trading Laws<br />Nuclear Arms Development <br />
  31. 31. 25. Which European country joined the African Union, in late February, in condemning a coup in Niger, where soldiers stormed a Cabinet meeting and detained President Tandja?<br />Britain<br />Spain<br />Italy<br />France<br />

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