The Wonders Of The Underground Railroad

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The Wonders Of The Underground Railroad - Quiz


This is a quiz on the general knowledge of The Underground Railroad. It will quiz on main people and reasons the Underground Railroad was available.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Was the Underground Railroad actually a railroad?

    • A.

      Yes.

    • B.

      No.

    • C.

      In some areas.

    Correct Answer
    B. No.
    Explanation
    The Underground Railroad was not actually a railroad in the traditional sense. It was a network of secret routes and safe houses used by enslaved African Americans to escape to free states and Canada during the 19th century. The term "railroad" was used metaphorically to describe the system of routes and assistance provided by abolitionists and sympathetic individuals. The Underground Railroad played a crucial role in the abolitionist movement and the fight against slavery.

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  • 2. 

    Roughly, when was the Underground Railroad created?

    • A.

      1810

    • B.

      1900's

    • C.

      1820's

    • D.

      1812

    Correct Answer
    C. 1820's
    Explanation
    The Underground Railroad was created in the 1820s. This network of secret routes and safe houses was established by abolitionists to help enslaved African Americans escape to freedom. It operated primarily in the United States during the 19th century, before the Civil War. The 1820s was a time when the abolitionist movement gained momentum and efforts to assist runaway slaves became more organized, leading to the creation of the Underground Railroad.

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  • 3. 

    What was the reason for the Underground Railroad?

    • A.

      A railroad created underground?

    • B.

      A secret network to helps slaves escape to the Northern States.

    • C.

      A network slave owners used to transport slaves underground.

    Correct Answer
    B. A secret network to helps slaves escape to the Northern States.
    Explanation
    The reason for the Underground Railroad was to create a secret network that helped slaves escape to the Northern States. This network was formed by abolitionists and sympathetic individuals who provided shelter, food, and guidance to runaway slaves, assisting them in their journey to freedom. The Underground Railroad played a crucial role in the abolitionist movement, providing a lifeline for countless enslaved individuals seeking liberation from the oppressive system of slavery.

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  • 4. 

    Who was Harriet Tubman?

    • A.

      A slaveholder

    • B.

      One of the most popular conductors of the Underground Railroad

    • C.

      A slave hunter

    Correct Answer
    B. One of the most popular conductors of the Underground Railroad
    Explanation
    Harriet Tubman was one of the most popular conductors of the Underground Railroad. She was an African American abolitionist and humanitarian who helped lead enslaved people to freedom in the North. Tubman's bravery and determination made her a significant figure in the fight against slavery. She risked her own safety to rescue others and became a symbol of resistance and hope for many.

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  • 5. 

    Why did the sing songs?

    • A.

      To pass time.

    • B.

      To become closer with one another.

    • C.

      Secret code for directions.

    Correct Answer
    C. Secret code for directions.

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