More than 6000 islands lie scattered like jewels between North and South America. Man, what a place and what a history. Find out for yourself.


If you were going to the West indies to watch the Cricket World Cup matches, where would you go?


Where did Christopher Columbus first land in the Caribbean?


After which indigenous tribe does the Caribbean region get its name?

  • Masai

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  • Arawak

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  • Carib

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  • Apache

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The Caribbean Islands lie between which two water bodies?


How many independent countries are there in the Caribbean Islands?


    How many islands are there in the Caribbean Archipelago?


      After Christopher Columbus claimed the Caribbean Islands as colonies of Spain, other European countries like France, Netherlands, Denmark and Britain too came to colonise these fertile islands. In the battles that followed, almost the entire native tribal population of these islands was killed. The European countries then brought slaves to work on their plantations. These slaves were brought from:

      • India

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      • Indonesia

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      • Africa

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      • China

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      Two hundred years ago, Britain was the largest slave-trading nation. When did Britain finally abolish slave trade completely?

      • 1850

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      • 1830

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      • 1910

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      • 1807

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      The slave trade was over. But Britain stil needed labour for its plantations in the Caribbean. They forced thousands of workers from their colonies to migrate to the Caribbean and work as indentured labour. In practice, it meant that these workers were bound to their masters. Where did the bulk of these indentured labourers come from?

      • India

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      • Malta

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      • Burma

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      • Australia

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      Which of the 13 independent countries of the Caribbean has the largest population of Indian origin?

      • Jamaica

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      • St. Lucia

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      • Trinidad & Tobago

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      • Barbados

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      Which of these Nobel Prize-winning writers was born in Trinidad?


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