King Leopold's Ghost Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 15, 16, and 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of degree did Williams claim to have?
(a) A law degree.
(b) An advanced collegiate degree.
(c) A basic literature degree.
(d) No degree.

2. How old was Leopold when he met a teenage prostitute on one of his European voyages?
(a) 62.
(b) 60.
(c) 63.
(d) 65.

3. When did Morel establish the West African Mail?
(a) 1903.
(b) 1906.
(c) 1904.
(d) 1905.

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

5. What did the official Commission of Inquiry report validate?
(a) Congo's independence.
(b) Leopold's public statements.
(c) Morel's publications.
(d) Colonization.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Sheppard's name among the natives in the Congo?

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

3. Who did Leopold want to retain political power in the Congo?

4. What suffered because of Leopold's fascination with the young girl and his adventures with her?

5. What did Sheppard write many letters to international contacts complaining about?

(see the answer key)

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