King Leopold's Ghost Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did Sheppard travel to Africa?
(a) 1892.
(b) 1893.
(c) 1895.
(d) 1894.

2. When did the Belgian press expose Shanu as Morel's accomplice?
(a) Mid 1905.
(b) Early 1905.
(c) July, 1905.
(d) Late 1905.

3. When did Morel begin publishing articles?
(a) 1900.
(b) 1901.
(c) 1902.
(d) 1903.

4. When did Shanu begin working for Leopold's regime?
(a) 1884.
(b) 1886.
(c) 1885.
(d) 1887.

5. Leopold put on a lavish display about Congo at the World's Fair and suggest it was what?
(a) A poor place, being helped by Leopold.
(b) A sad and poor country.
(c) A paradise.
(d) A place of sin, needing missionaries.

6. What did coagulated sap from the wild vines in the Congo form the basis of?
(a) Rubber.
(b) Metals.
(c) Sugar.
(d) Antibiotics.

7. Hezekiah Andrew Shanu was born and educated in what is now known as which country?
(a) Niger.
(b) Nigeria.
(c) Sudan.
(d) Egypt.

8. What did Shanu receive when he went to Belgium in 1894?
(a) A statue.
(b) A letter from King Leopold.
(c) Public honors.
(d) Public hatred.

9. What did Shanu recruit for in Congo?
(a) Mine workers.
(b) Rubber harvesters.
(c) Riverboat crews.
(d) Force Publique.

10. What is the word that means someone who always thinks they are sick?
(a) Hippochondriac.
(b) Healthachondriac.
(c) Hypochondriac.
(d) Huntachondriac.

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

12. What does Leopold purchase several magazines and newspapers to control?
(a) Their circulation.
(b) Their content.
(c) Their advertising.
(d) Their news.

13. What is the main disease cited in Chapter 15 as a major cause of death?
(a) Mumps.
(b) Smallpox.
(c) Chicken pox.
(d) Measles.

14. What is the word used to describe someone who is afraid of germs?
(a) Germmander.
(b) Germafear.
(c) Germophobe.
(d) Germgather.

15. Where did Casement travel, after Congo, to document abuses against the natives?
(a) Argentina.
(b) Brazil.
(c) Peru.
(d) Colombia.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Dorothy Tennant?

2. What profession did Henry I. Kowalsky practice?

3. Where did Shanu move when he moved to Congo?

4. When did Morel resign, under pressure, from Elder Dempster?

5. How many official depositions did the Commission of Inquiry members take?

(see the answer keys)

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