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Krio language: Quiz


Question 1: This is due to the fact that some of the freed slaves were from the West Indies, and in particular ________ (Jamaican Maroons).
JamaicaBarbadosAntigua and BarbudaGrenada

Question 2: Krio is an English-based creole similar in many respects to ________ and Cameroonian Pidgin English, but it has its own distinctive character.
American EnglishNigerian PidginEnglish languageJamaican English

Question 3: Krio uses the ________ as used in English but without Qq and Xx and with three letters from the African reference alphabet, Ɛɛ (open E), Ŋŋ (eng), and Ɔɔ (open O).
Runic alphabetPhoenician alphabetArabic alphabetLatin alphabet

Question 4: Children born in ________ to parents who are not ethnic Creoles grow up speaking Krio and only Krio as their mother tongue language.
FreetownAddis AbabaCape TownConakry

Question 5: It is also similar to English-based creole languages spoken in the Americas, especially the Gullah language, Jamaican Creole or patois, and ________.
GarifunaBelizean CreoleBelizean peopleBritish Honduras

Question 6: The Krio language is an offshoot of the language brought by the Nova Scotians from ________ and the numerous liberated Yoruba slaves who settled in Sierra Leone.
South AmericaNorth AmericaAmericas (terminology)Americas

Question 7: Krio is the lingua franca and the de facto national language spoken throughout the West African nation of ________.
MauritiusCanadaSouth AfricaSierra Leone

Question 8: All sets of freed slaves the Jamaican Maroons, ________, Nova Scotian settlers, Sierra Leone Liberated Africans influenced Krio, but it was the Jamaican Maroons, Nova Scotian Settlers and Yoruba Liberated Africans who were the most influential.
African AmericanGreat Migration (African American)African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)African American culture

Question 9: 340,000 native speakers (the ________)
Sierra Leone Creole peopleFreetownIgbo peopleAfro-Latin American


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