America's Hero: Harriet Tubman

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Americas Hero: Harriet Tubman - Quiz

This quiz will review information about Harriet Tubman's life.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year was Harriet Tubman born in?

    • A.

      1835

    • B.

      1820

    • C.

      1815

    Correct Answer
    B. 1820
    Explanation
    Harriet Tubman was born in 1820.

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  • 2. 

    How old was Harriet when she was hired as a nursemaid?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      6

    Correct Answer
    C. 6
    Explanation
    Harriet was hired as a nursemaid when she was 6 years old.

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  • 3. 

    True or False, Harriet Tubman's real name was Araminta.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Harriet Tubman's real name was indeed Araminta. Harriet Tubman was born as Araminta Ross and later changed her name to Harriet after her mother. She was an African-American abolitionist and political activist who played a significant role in the Underground Railroad, a network of secret routes and safe houses used by enslaved African-Americans to escape to free states and Canada. Tubman's bravery and determination in leading many slaves to freedom made her an iconic figure in American history.

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  • 4. 

    Harriet was called ''                  '' after the hero in the Bible who led slaves to freedom from Egypt.

    Correct Answer
    Moses
    Black Moses
    The Black Moses
    Explanation
    Harriet was called "Moses," "Black Moses," or "The Black Moses" after the hero in the Bible who led slaves to freedom from Egypt.

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  • 5. 

    True or false, Harriet was not a Union Spy in the Civil War.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Harriet was indeed a Union Spy in the Civil War. This suggests that the statement "Harriet was not a Union Spy in the Civil War" is incorrect.

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  • 6. 

    What year did Harriet marry Nelson Davis?

    • A.

      1869

    • B.

      1896

    • C.

      1854

    Correct Answer
    A. 1869
    Explanation
    In 1869, Harriet married Nelson Davis.

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  • 7. 

    What two places did Harriet lead most of her slaves?

    Correct Answer
    Philadelphia and Canada
    The North and Canada
    Canada and Philadelphia
    The North and Philadelphia
    Explanation
    Harriet Tubman led most of her slaves to Philadelphia and Canada. Philadelphia was a major destination for escaped slaves due to its reputation as a free city with a strong abolitionist community. Canada was also a popular destination as it was beyond the reach of the Fugitive Slave Act and offered greater freedom and safety for escaped slaves. The North and Philadelphia, as well as Canada and Philadelphia, are incorrect as they do not accurately represent the two places where Harriet led most of her slaves.

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  • 8. 

    Harriet experienced a ''___________________'' while trying to help a slave escape.

    Correct Answer
    Head Injury
    Head Wound
    Head Trauma
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Head Injury, Head Wound, Head Trauma. This suggests that Harriet encountered some form of injury or trauma to her head while attempting to assist a slave in escaping. This could have resulted from a physical altercation, a fall, or some other form of incident that caused harm to her head. The exact details of the head injury are not provided in the question.

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  • 9. 

    Harriet died in what year?

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1913

    Correct Answer
    C. 1913
  • 10. 

    True or false, Harriet's real name was Araminta Tubman?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Harriet's real name was not Araminta Tubman. Her real name was actually Araminta Ross. She later changed her first name to Harriet after her mother.

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