Trivia Questions Quiz: How Well Do You Know About African Diaspora?

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Trivia Questions Quiz: How Well Do You Know About African Diaspora?

How Well Do You Know About African Diaspora? This term is used to explain the period where Africans were taken from their motherland to other continents as slaves. What do you know about this mass forceful migration of people and where they settled? Do take the quiz and get to find out what more you may learn. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the image of African used as Savage used for?
  • 2. 
    How were slaves gained in Africa?
  • 3. 
    The Middle Passage was the trip on a ship from Africa to where? 
  • 4. 
    How long did trips in the Middle passage take and what were the conditions?
  • 5. 
    In result of the many slave revolts, Runaways, and rebellions, how were the slaves punished?
  • 6. 
    What did Some revolts in the Caribbean result in?
  • 7. 
    What became the basis of slavery in America?
  • 8. 
    How much was the importation of slaves in the 18th century?
  • 9. 
    Poorly fed and overworked slaves were prey to what? 
  • 10. 
    Why did Europeans defeat slavery?
  • 11. 
    What country had the most slavery what evidence proves it?
  • 12. 
    What religion did slaves turn to finding no freedom or liberation?
  • 13. 
    How many blacks fought in the civil war?
  • 14. 
    What are four ways Blacks fought every aspect of slavery?
  • 15. 
    Name 4 things that whites called slaves?
  • 16. 
    What did Europeans do to fill the desire of slavery?
  • 17. 
    The  first of the West African Empires to rise to a population of wealth, power, and prominence.
  • 18. 
    What was the ruler of Ghana called?
  • 19. 
    Where did Ghana's wealth come from? 
  • 20. 
    What was the name of the Capital of Ghana and how would people travel there?
  • 21. 
    What century was it when Ghana was the first place to have a strong empire with a record that was written?
  • 22. 
    What were they trading at the Kumbi market of Ghana?
  • 23. 
    Maintained a stable of 1,000 horses. Each slept on the carpet, had a silken rope around his head and foot, and three servants took care for its needs. What was the name of this king? what century did he rise to power?
  • 24. 
    A powerful prince from 961-971 in Ghana commanded a fighting force of 100,000 camels and it took 2 full months to travel across his kingdom. who was he?
  • 25. 
    The fame and glory and wealth of Ghana spread as far as..(blank) and (blank) 
  • 26. 
    Kumbi consisted of twin cities about six miles apart, one was ........... and the other was called .............. or the grove, where local priests performed sacred rights of the traditional religion of the empire.
  • 27. 
    What contributed to the decline of Ghana?
  • 28. 
    Ghana was hated by a Muslim group called .................... because of its wealth and its traditional religion.
  • 29. 
    What year was Ghana defeated by King Soso?
  • 30. 
    What two countries did King Soso defeat in 1203 putting to death 11 of 12 airs to the throne in one of them?
  • 31. 
    Scholars from North Africa and Europe exchanged visits with scholars from where?
  • 32. 
    At the University of Sankore in Timbuctoo operations were performed there for the removal of cataracts from the eyes in what years?
  • 33. 
    Arab historians report that operations to remove cataracts were not attempted in Europe until when?
  • 34. 
    Under Askia I, the Songhi Empire...
  • 35. 
    The Songhi Empire conquered ........ and ......... by the 16th century.
  • 36. 
    The major city of the Songhi kingdom and.................. came to power in ........
  • 37. 
    In the carribean, blacks out numbered whites by _______ in _______(Year)