Slice of Life: Haiti 101: Testing Your knowledge of Haiti


Slice of LifeSlice of Life: Haiti 101: Testing Your knowledge of Haiti

I am a high school teacher by trade.  Giving quizzes is in my blood.  So let’s take a quiz to see how much you know about Haiti:




  1. After former slaves declared their independence on January 1st, 1804, they named their country “Ayiti” or “Haiti” for us English speakers. What does the word “Haiti” mean?
  2. “Ayiti” comes from what two languages?
  3. Who discovered Haiti?
  4. Through the importation of slaves and considerable environmental degradation, Haiti became one of the wealthiest Colonies in the Caribbean. What industries were the back bone of this wealth?
  5. What is the official language of Haiti?  What is the unofficial language of Haiti?
  6. What the capital of Haiti?

Try to answer the question without looking at the answers below.  Post how you did!



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