Hardest Trivia Questions: 7th Grade History Quiz!

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Early in the seventeenth century, a Dutch ship arrived in the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia. On board was a 'cargo' of about twenty Africans. These people had been kidnapped and were sold to wealthy Europeans as slaves. How well do you know your history?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who led an American slave rebellion in 1831?
    • A. 

      Ben Carter

    • B. 

      Lon Barker

    • C. 

      Nat Turner

    • D. 

      Tom Mercer

  • 2. 
    White men who controlled plantation slaves were known as what?
    • A. 

      Overlookers

    • B. 

      Overlords

    • C. 

      Overseers

    • D. 

      Overviewers

  • 3. 
    William Lloyd Garrison fought slavery by writing in which newspaper?
    • A. 

      The Freedom Herald

    • B. 

      The Liberator

    • C. 

      The Saviour

    • D. 

      The Voice of Reason

  • 4. 
    Which American states were in favour of slavery?
    • A. 

      Northern states

    • B. 

      Southern states

    • C. 

      Eastern states

    • D. 

      Western states

  • 5. 
    How many southern states split from the United States in 1860-61?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      11

  • 6. 
    In 1859, who raided a weapons store in order to arm slaves?
    • A. 

      Jack White

    • B. 

      John Brown

    • C. 

      Mark Green

    • D. 

      Simon Black

  • 7. 
    What did the southern states call themselves?
    • A. 

      The Confederacy

    • B. 

      The Constitution

    • C. 

      The Federation

    • D. 

      The Secession

  • 8. 
    Which was NOT a Confederate state?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Indiana

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 9. 
    Which book of 1852 describes the cruelty of slavery?
    • A. 

      Anne of Green Gables

    • B. 

      The Scarlet Letter

    • C. 

      Tom Sawyer

    • D. 

      Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • 10. 
    Who wrote the antislavery novel 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'?
    • A. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

    • B. 

      Louisa M. Alcott

    • C. 

      Mark Twain

    • D. 

      Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • 11. 
    What did the southern states call themselves?
    • A. 

      The Confederacy

    • B. 

      The Constitution

    • C. 

      The Federation

    • D. 

      The Secession

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