King Leopold's Ghost Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 4, 5, and 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did one of Stanley's sick employees compare Stanley to a few weeks before dying?
(a) A slavedriver.
(b) A lawyer.
(c) A boat captain.
(d) A blacksmith.

2. Who did Leopold want to retain political power in the Congo?
(a) The Africans.
(b) Himself.
(c) White men.
(d) The local chiefs.

3. When did Leopold issue the royal decree that declared his colony the Congo Free State?
(a) 1886.
(b) 1887.
(c) 1885.
(d) 1888.

4. Where did Stanley become a celebrity for being the first European to explore Africa's interior?
(a) Germany.
(b) England.
(c) France.
(d) Prussia.

5. When Stanley left Zanzibar, what did he traverse?
(a) The desert.
(b) The Great Divide.
(c) The Congo River.
(d) The Nile.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of possession did Leopold want the Congo as?

2. Who did Leopold send Stanley to rescue after the Berlin Conference?

3. How did many Europeans die in Congo?

4. Before being put on slave ships by the Portuguese, what religion were slaves baptized into?

5. What army did Stanley enlist with during the American Civil War?

(see the answer key)

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