Board Of Trade And Olaudah Equiano! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Board Of Trade And Olaudah Equiano! Trivia Questions Quiz

Olaudah Equiano was a Nigerian who according to his autobiography, lived a life of slavery after being kidnapped from his home in Nigeria and got to live as a free man and join the abolitionists. His story gave us an idea of how the board of trade aimed at easing the trade between Europe and its colonies. See how well you understood his journey through this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to your book and readings, what was the sole purpose of the Board of Trade?
    • A. 

      Regulate the slave trade

    • B. 

      Tax the Colonies

    • C. 

      Catch blockade runners

    • D. 

      Regulate trade between England and its Colonies

  • 2. 
    From reading the article what was the Board of trade trying to accomplish?
    • A. 

      End the slave trade.

    • B. 

      They found out it was a lucrative trade so they wanted to expand it and tap into the money flow.

    • C. 

      Had no clue what was going on so they wanted to find out.

    • D. 

      End the monopoly the Dutch had on the slave trade.

  • 3. 
    For what reason was Equiano sold to a merchant ship Captain?
    • A. 

      To be gifted in England

    • B. 

      Because he was lazy and insubordinate.

    • C. 

      Because he was a good worker.

    • D. 

      He was not sold.

  • 4. 
    When Equiano's master fell asleep, while being fanned, Equiano?
    • A. 

      Curiously looked about the room.

    • B. 

      Concocted ways to escape

    • C. 

      Sought ways to kill his master.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    Upon leaving the Caribbean and in route to North America Equiano was given a meal of
    • A. 

      Rice and beans

    • B. 

      Rice and fish

    • C. 

      Pork and rice

    • D. 

      Pork and beans