Mary Seacole Quiz

Test your knowledge and take our quiz about the life of Mary Seacole. When you’ve finished, please share your results and challenge your friends and family.

Question #1: Where was Mary born?

Question #2: What was Mary’s sister called?

Question #3: Where were Mary’s parents from?

Question #4: What was Mary’s maiden name?

Question #5: Where did she live in Jamaica?

Question #6: What made Mary want to become a nurse/healer?

Question #7: Who was Mary’s husband?

Question #8: What was the main disease that Mary helped cure in her time in Panama?

Question #9: Did Mary have children?

Question #10: What was the name of Mary’s place of care/respite during the Crimea?

Question #11: Why did Mary not travel to the Crimea with Florence Nightingale?

Question #12: What was Mary’s nickname given by the soldiers?

Question #13: Mary was also know as the…..

Question #14: Where did she live in England?

Question #15: Who wrote about Mary in the Times newspaper in 1857 and what did he not want to happen?

Question #16: Where is she buried?

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