Lily's Quiz

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Makeup Quizzes & Trivia

By Lily H.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of Africa did the slaves come from?
    • A. 

      East Africa

    • B. 

      North Africa

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      West Africa

  • 2. 
    How many slaves made the middle passage in all?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      10-12 million

    • C. 

      9,648,325

    • D. 

      1,000,000,000

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The Triangular Trade

    • B. 

      The Square Trade

    • C. 

      The Rectangular Trade

    • D. 

      The Circular Trade

  • 4. 
    When slaves were purchased, which way were children seperated?
    • A. 

      Children got to stay with their parents.

    • B. 

      Children went with one person to be their adopted parent.

    • C. 

      Children got to go with one parent.

    • D. 

      Children were often separated and didn't have anyone to take care of them in the beginning.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Slaves slept in until the overseer came and whipped them.

    • B. 

      Slaves broke tools or pretended to be too sick or hurt to do work.

    • C. 

      Slaves gathered together and started punching the overseer and the master.

    • D. 

      Slaves started dancing while working.

  • 6. 
    While on the slave ship during the middle passage, certain slaves got to go eat a filling meal and sleep in a crew member's cabin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When freed, slaves often took their old master's last name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Often African slaves would sing a song that was called a spiritual. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Every slave got to live in their own apartment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Sometimes, people gave other people free slaves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If you were captain of a slave ship and knew someone who was soon to be an African slave, would you help them get out of their predicament? Why or why not? Answer in complete sentences.