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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Leopold issue before the Commission of Inquiry report was published?
(a) A denial.
(b) An editorial.
(c) A supporting statement.
(d) A summary.

2. What was Sheppard's name among the natives in the Congo?
(a) Mundele Mtom.
(b) Mundele Ndom.
(c) Mundele Nrom.
(d) Mundele Mnom.

3. What suffered because of Leopold's fascination with the young girl and his adventures with her?
(a) His kingdom.
(b) His marriage.
(c) His reputation.
(d) His treasury.

4. When was the World's Fair held in Brussels?
(a) 1897.
(b) 1899.
(c) 1892.
(d) 1895.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Shanu recruit for in Congo?

2. Leopold became wealthy off the resources in the Congo and built multiple what?

3. How were the roads and railroads in Congo completed and improved?

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

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Shanu do after he became disillusioned with Leopold's regime in the Congo?

2. What happened if the men of the village took too long to fulfill their quota of rubber demanded of them?

3. What did Sheppard do because of his travels around the Congo?

4. What sources of death are included when the author attempts to tally the death toll associated with colonialism in the Congo?

5. What did the British Parliament decide to do after passing a resolution protesting the atrocities in the Congo?

6. What caused the official pressure on Leopold from the international front?

7. What did Stanley do after he gave up adventuring?

8. What did the official Commission of Inquiry do?

9. Why does the author discuss Leopold's fascination with Caroline?

10. When Leopold became concerned about Morel's media attacks, what did he try to do?

(see the answer keys)

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