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Which brightly coloured little bird, immortalized as Jamaica's national bird, is endemic to Jamaica? (All will be well if you get this one).
2. Brain Teasers:
Join the definitions of these two phrases to make one Jamaica-related word.
MALE MONARCHS + IMPERIAL UNIT OF WEIGHT
Which Jamaican actress is best remembered for her role as Nurse Ernestine Shoop on Trapper John M.D.?
In 1993 which Jamaican beauty was crowned Miss World?
5. For Children:
In which body of water can Jamaica be found?
There are three colours on the national flag of Jamaica. Which is NOT one of them?
The inland areas of Jamaica have a number of mountain ranges. Which mountain range includes the highest point on the island? (Coffee please)
Christopher Columbus is credited with the discovery of Jamaica but which set of people did he find already inhabiting the island on his arrival?
In which style of cooking native to Jamaica is a very hot spice mixture used to dry rub or wet marinate the meat?
Which of these art pieces was NOT sculpted by Edna Manley of Jamaica?
Which Jamaican poet/poetess was awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1960 for his/her work in Jamaican Literature and theatre?
Which Jamaican-based comedy released in 1993 is somewhat based on the Jamaican bob-sled team's efforts to get into the Winter Olympics?
According to Robert Nesta Marley in his 'Redemption Song' what should we emancipate ourselves from?
Which of the following is NOT true of Marcus Mosiah Garvey?
After the crowning of Haile Selassie I as Emperor of Ethiopia a new religious movement started in Jamaica. What was it?
The Jamaica Hope (Montgomery Jersey) is an animal breed that was developed by Dr. Thomas Lecky, a Jamaican agricultural science pioneer. What type of animal is it?
Which Jamaican track and field sprinter gained prominence at the 2008 Olympics Games as she became the first Caribbean female to win gold at the women's 100m dash at the Olympics?
Which Jamaican comedian and actor had a role in two episodes of 'Chef' as Gareth Blackstock's father?
19. Video Games:
Pokemon video games are popular in Jamaica. Can some Pokemon evolve into more powerful forms?
Which currency is most commonly used in Jamaica?
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