Quiz On The Slave Trade In Africa

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Slave trade was one of the main reasons why Africans were moved from their motherland back in the day. The practice was inhumane and is still practices to date in some countries even under human rights organization watchful eyes. Take up the quiz below and see just how much you know about slave trade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you feel that European countries were justified in enslaving Africans for the slave trade?  If yes, describe how Europeans benefited from the slave trade.  If not, describe what was wrong with slavery.
  • 2. 
    Briefly summarize the slave trade in one of the regions of Africa discussed in the reading (North, East, West, Central).  Be sure to include what other regions/continents of the world it was connected to.  What European/Arab involvement was there.  And finally how did it impact the people in that area of Africa.
  • 3. 
    Aside from Africa which other continents were involved in the slave trade?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Asia

    • E. 

      All the Above

  • 4. 
    The system of trade established between European, Africa and the Americas was known as what?
    • A. 

      Atlantic Slave Trading Company

    • B. 

      Middle Passage

    • C. 

      Market Economy

    • D. 

      Triangle Trade

  • 5. 
    Which European power was the primary country to colonize and benefit from slavery in Eastern Africa?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 6. 
    Arabic peoples primarily became involved in the slave trade in which region of Africa?
    • A. 

      Sub-Saharan

    • B. 

      North

    • C. 

      West

    • D. 

      South

  • 7. 
    Which group of people went beyond the coast to the interior of the continent of Africa to obtain more slaves?
    • A. 

      Slaves volunteered for the Middle Passage

    • B. 

      Europeans themselves

    • C. 

      No one went to the interior

    • D. 

      African Warlords

  • 8. 
    The journey by ship from African across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas was called what?
    • A. 

      The Middle Passage

    • B. 

      The Trail of Tears

    • C. 

      The Triangle Trade

    • D. 

      The Long Journey

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a region of Africa that was discussed?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      Central

    • D. 

      Mid-Atlantic

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