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Walter Rodney: Quiz


Question 1: In 1980, Rodney was killed by a bomb in his car while running for office in Guyanese ________.
Electoral reformElectionGerrymanderingReferendum

Question 2: Rodney became a prominent Pan-Africanist, and was important in the ________ movement in the Caribbean and North America.
Martin Luther King, Jr.African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Malcolm XBlack Power

Question 3: Walter Rodney earned his PhD in 1966 at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, ________.
WalesScotlandEnglandUnited Kingdom

Question 4: Rodney was sharply critical of the middle class for its role in the post-independence ________.
AmericasCaribbeanNorth AmericaLatin America

Question 5: He taught for a time in Tanzania after graduating, and later in ________ at his alma mater - UWI Mona.
JamaicaGrenadaAntigua and BarbudaBarbados

Question 6: In it he described an ________ which had been consciously exploited by European imperialists, leading directly to the modern underdevelopment of most of the continent.
AfricaSub-Saharan AfricaScramble for AfricaAfrican Union

Question 7: In 1974 Rodney returned to ________ from Tanzania.

Question 8: While living in ________ he was influential in developing a new centre of African learning and discussion.
Dar es SalaamKenyaTanzaniaNairobi

Question 9: His dissertation focused on the slave trade on the upper ________ coast.
GuineaSenegalNigerCôte d'Ivoire

Question 10: Born to a working class family, Rodney was a bright student, attending Queen's College in ________ and then attending university on a scholarship at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, graduating in 1963.


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