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CARIBBEAN STUDIES PAST PAPER REVIEW 2008 (SHORT PAPER). On the map of the Caribbean below: Place the letter “T” against ONE territory in which the Tainos lived when Christopher Columbus arrived in 1492.
State TWO ways in which indigenous people have shaped our understanding of Caribbean identity.QUESTION 2
Provided sense of history and belonging to the islands and territories known as the Caribbean that goes beyond European settlement.
Provided craft, basketry, the hammock using materials found in the Caribbean.RESPONSE
With the aid of examples, state how drought may affect areas of life, other than food production in the Caribbean.QUESTION 4
Identify Tworeligious practices in the Caribbean that have been influenced by Indo – Caribbean tradition.QUESTION 5
Identify Two religious practices in the Caribbean that have been influenced by African – Caribbean traditions.QUESTION 6
Explain ONE way in which either Indo -Caribbean or African –Caribbean religions have impacted on Caribbean culture.QUESTION 7
Indo – Caribbean - contributed significantly to our food and culinary traditions – many people now enjoy doubles and roti as part of a Caribbean delicacy.RESPONSE
A form of instruction which enabled students to absorb the learning, heritage, geography and literature of European imperial states.RESPONSE
State TWO ways in which the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has contributed to changes in education in the Caribbean.QUESTION 10
Name TWO festivals held on North America or Europe that have been influenced by Caribbean culture.QUESTION 11
Outline TWO ways in which the festivals named above help North Americans OR Europeans to understand Caribbean culture.QUESTION 12
North Americans gain exposure to the festival, thus helping in their understanding of it.
Their participation in these events allows them to further appreciate/value these cultural traditions.Response
Outline TWO ways in which the festivals named above have had an impact on the economies of countries in North America OR Europe.QUESTION 13
Have encouraged Caribbean or other citizens to develop businesses which cater to Caribbean tastes and senses.RESPONSE
Economic development refers to the improvement in services, infrastructure, jobs and the creation of money in the economy.RESPONSE
Explain how the indicator described above influences sustainable development.QUESTION 16
Increase in the income of a country allows for money to be filtered down into the environment which is a key stakeholder on the road towards sustainable development.RESPONSE
Ideas or beliefs that people have regarding how society should be organized.RESPONSE
Explain ONE way in which the political ideologies named above have hindered OR promoted development in the Caribbean.QUESTION 19
Identify TWO regional institutions that were created before the 1958 West Indies Federation.QUESTION 20
Name ONE institution that survived after the collapse of the 1958 West Indies Federation and give ONE reason for its survival.QUESTION 22
Identify Two sports in which Caribbean people have gained international recognition.Question 23
With the aid of examples, explain how sports tourism has contributed to Caribbean development.QUESTION 24
Négritude is a literary and ideological movement, developed by francophone black intellectuals, writers, and politicians in France in the 1930s. This movement, which influenced Africans as well as blacks around the world, specifically rejects the political, social and moral domination of the West.RESPONSE
Outline THREE ways in which Caribbean people benefitted from the negritude movement.QUESTION 27
Gave them a drive to move towards independence
Were empowered to make changes
Psychologically, they were beginning to see themselves as being valuable.RESPONSE