Could You Really Pass This 6th Grade World History Quiz?

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Could You Really Pass This 6th Grade World History Quiz?

The slave trade was about the buying and selling of humans. Slavery has existed throughout history - almost every ancient civilization had slaves. Sometimes the slaves were enemies captured in wars; other times, it was the least fortunate of their people. By the 1700s, a lot of people were getting very rich from the slave trade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    British slave trade ships sailed what route?
    • A. 

      The circle of trade

    • B. 

      The rectangle of trade

    • C. 

      The square of trade

    • D. 

      The triangle of trade

  • 2. 
    Which region was not part of the trade triangle?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 3. 
    The second leg of the triangle was known as the what?
    • A. 

      Central Path

    • B. 

      Hypotenuse

    • C. 

      Middle Passage

    • D. 

      Storm Corridor

  • 4. 
    Where were most slaves put to work?
    • A. 

      Cattle ranches

    • B. 

      Fast food joints

    • C. 

      Goldfields

    • D. 

      Plantations

  • 5. 
    What was least likely to be exchanged for slaves in America?
    • A. 

      Apples

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Tobacco

  • 6. 
    Which British colony in America was famous for tobacco growing?
    • A. 

      Connecticut

    • B. 

      Maryland

    • C. 

      New Jersey

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 7. 
    The slave ships operated across which ocean?
    • A. 

      Arctic

    • B. 

      Atlantic

    • C. 

      Indian

    • D. 

      Pacific

  • 8. 
    Why were some slaves thrown overboard while still alive?
    • A. 

      As punishment for misbehaviour

    • B. 

      The traders claimed insurance money for the loss

    • C. 

      They were full of disease

    • D. 

      To find out if they could swim

  • 9. 
    Which port was NOT associated with the slave trade?
    • A. 

      Aberdeen

    • B. 

      Bristol

    • C. 

      Liverpool

    • D. 

      London

  • 10. 
    Which islands were notorious for buying slaves?
    • A. 

      Fiji

    • B. 

      Hawaiian Islands

    • C. 

      Seychelles

    • D. 

      West Indies

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