Block 4 Revision Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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  • 1. 
    Which of these was an importnat factor in the shift to modernity ?
    • A. 

      Industrialisation

    • B. 

      Urbanisation

    • C. 

      Enlightenment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What was the principal impetus behing the Atlantic Slave Trade ?
    • A. 

      Territorial Expansion

    • B. 

      Economics and profit

    • C. 

      Beliefs & Ideologies

    • D. 

      Exploration

  • 3. 
    What year did the Jamacian slave rebellion take place ?
    • A. 

      1830

    • B. 

      1825

    • C. 

      1831

    • D. 

      1833

  • 4. 
    British emancipation to colonia slavery came int force in what year ?
    • A. 

      1831

    • B. 

      1832

    • C. 

      1833

    • D. 

      1834

  • 5. 
    What is Mercantilism?
    • A. 

      Economic system to ensure positive balance of payments

    • B. 

      A historian frequently referenced in Block 4

    • C. 

      Process of using mechanical loom

    • D. 

      Statistic system used to count fatalities

  • 6. 
    Thomas Clarkson gathered testomony from men who had served on slavinf ships which he published as................in 1789?
  • 7. 
    What triggered the most momentous demographic upheavil in history 
    • A. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • B. 

      Conquest of the Americas

    • C. 

      Enlightenment

    • D. 

      "Scramble from Africa"

  • 8. 
    In the 1790's Britian's poorer classes spent more on tea and sugar than on rent ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    St Domingues Rebellion started when? 
    • A. 

      1791

    • B. 

      1793

    • C. 

      1795

    • D. 

      1797

  • 10. 
    Adam Smith argued against slavery on which grounds?
    • A. 

      Humanitarian

    • B. 

      Religious

    • C. 

      Economic

    • D. 

      Common scene

  • 11. 
    Who is/was Olaudah Equiano
    • A. 

      A former slave

    • B. 

      He wrote Block 4

    • C. 

      A prominent slave trader

    • D. 

      A historian frequently referenced in Block 4

  • 12. 
    What was the first state to outlaw teh slave trade 
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Britain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Denmark

  • 13. 
    Whicj European country shipped the lagest number of slaves ?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 14. 
    Which nonconformest religious group is associated with being a major influence in the abolition/emancipation movements?
    • A. 

      Hare krishna

    • B. 

      Quakers

    • C. 

      Shakers

    • D. 

      Buddhist

  • 15. 
    Who was the principal investigator and publicist for: A society for  Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade?
    • A. 

      William Wiberforce

    • B. 

      Thomas Clarkson

    • C. 

      Adam Smith

    • D. 

      PM Pitt

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