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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.


#1. Where was Mary born?

#2. What was Mary’s sister called?

#3. Where were Mary’s parents from?

#4. What was Mary’s maiden name?

#5. Where did she live in Jamaica?

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

#7. Who was Mary’s husband?

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

#9. Did Mary have children?

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

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

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

#13. Mary was also know as the…..

#14. Where did she live in England?

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

#16. Where is she buried?


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