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Swedish slave trade: Quiz


Question 1: In 1813, Sweden was awarded control of ________, a nearby French colony temporarily under British occupation.
French GuianaFranceGuadeloupeMartinique

Question 2: ________ received large revenues from its colonies in the West Indies, so in 1784, Gustav acquired the West Indian island of Saint-Barthélemy from France.

Question 3: In pre-Viking times, as well as during the ________ period, Swedish tribes regularly made slaves of members of neighbouring tribes.
Viking AgeDenmarkScandinaviaViking

Question 4: Sweden had treaties with ________[1][2] and France[3] concerning slave trade, with Swedish vessels involved in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
United KingdomEnglandScotlandWales

Question 5: Paragraph 14 in the letter states: "The Company is free to operate slave trade in ________ and the African coast, where such is permitted."
MozambiqueCape VerdeGuinea-BissauAngola

Question 6: According to Herman Lindqvist in ________ (8 October 2006), 523 slaves were bought free for 80 riksdaler per slave.
Svenska DagbladetE24 NäringslivAftonbladetSchibsted

Question 7: In 1650, Sweden established trading stations along the West African coast, with bases in an area called the Swedish Gold Coast which was later a part of the West African Gold Coast, and which is today part of ________.
NigeriaSierra LeoneGhanaKenya

Question 8: The Swedish slave trade occurred in the early history of Sweden, and again during the 17th century, around the time Swedish overseas colonies were established in North America (1638) and in ________ (1650).
African UnionAfricaSub-Saharan AfricaScramble for Africa

Question 9: These conditions were common in Scandinavia and ________-controlled England.
Alfred the GreatVikingDanelawCnut the Great

Question 10: Slave trade was outlawed in Britain in 1807, and in the ________ in 1808, after which other countries started to follow suit.
PhilippinesUnited StatesCanadaAlaska


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