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

2. For what crime was Sheppard tried for the publication of atrocities in the Congo?
(a) Treason.
(b) Libel.
(c) Free-speech.
(d) Slander.

3. What military title did Henry I. Kowalsky affect?
(a) Colonel.
(b) Major.
(c) Lieutenant.
(d) General.

4. What would be seized until the men of the village delivered a specific quota of sap?
(a) The tools and food.
(b) The women and children.
(c) The medicine and fuel.
(d) The animals.

5. Who did Leopold negotiate with when he decided to sell Congo?
(a) England.
(b) Germany.
(c) Belgium.
(d) France.

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

7. What was the easiest way to gather the sap of the vines?
(a) Skin the vines.
(b) Cut the vines.
(c) Trim the vines.
(d) Tap the vines.

8. Why did Leopold purchase newspaper space?
(a) To advertise his riches.
(b) To publish articles about ivory.
(c) To publish carefully written articles.
(d) To write short stories.

9. In 1903, who passed a resolution protesting atrocities in Congo?
(a) German Council.
(b) Belgian Parliament.
(c) British Parliament.
(d) U.S. Senate.

10. Leopold became wealthy off the resources in the Congo and built multiple what?
(a) Private palaces.
(b) Churches.
(c) Universities.
(d) Schools.

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

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

13. What was the probable name of the prostitute that Leopold made his mistress?
(a) Cassandra.
(b) Caroline.
(c) Carrie Ann.
(d) Catherine.

14. What was Dorothy Tennant's job?
(a) Art restorer.
(b) Sculptor.
(c) Painter.
(d) Sketch artist.

15. What was Casement, in his youth?
(a) Celtic nationalist.
(b) British nationalist.
(c) Scottish nationalist.
(d) Irish nationalist.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Shanu die?

2. What did Sheppard's native Congo name mean?

3. What is the main disease cited in Chapter 15 as a major cause of death?

4. What church was William Henry Sheppard a missionary for?

5. How old was Leopold when he met a teenage prostitute on one of his European voyages?

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