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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. By who was the official Commission of Inquiry staffed?
(a) Three lawyers.
(b) Three British citizens.
(c) Three cronies of Leopold.
(d) Three independent inspectors.

2. Where was Casement sent when he was in the British consular services?
(a) Egypt.
(b) Africa.
(c) Belgium.
(d) America.

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

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

5. 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.

Short Answer Questions

1. What job did E.D. Morel work at with Elder Dempster?

2. Whom did Leopold bribe in order to suppress information or subvert the truth?

3. When Morel began to crusade against the atrocities in the Congo and Africa, he became the center of what?

4. What did coagulated sap from the wild vines in the Congo form the basis of?

5. What span of years does Chapter 15 attempt to reconcile the death toll from?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Morel do after quitting his job with Elder Dempster?

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

3. What did Shanu do after he became disillusioned with Leopold's regime in 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. How did the natives of the Congo get the rubber from the vines?

6. What did Leopold do when he realized he could not suppress the Commission of Inquiry report?

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

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

9. What was Elder Dempster?

10. What is the implication of Morel's epiphany at the end of Part I?

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