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Underground Railroad: Quiz


Question 1: However, the additional word via indicated that the "passengers" were not sent on the usual train, but rather via ________.
Reading, PennsylvaniaAllentown, PennsylvaniaBerks County, PennsylvaniaWyomissing, Pennsylvania

Question 2: The ________ asterism (whose "bowl" points to the North Star) was known as the drinkin' gourd.
Big DipperEnglish languageUrsa MajorEngland

Question 3: The marshal or private slave-catcher only needed to swear an oath to acquire a ________ of replevin, for the return of property.

Question 4: The “conductor” would sometimes act as if he or she were a slave and enter a ________.
PlantationAgricultureUnited StatesEngland

Question 5: 1852 Uncle Tom's Cabin by ________
Sojourner TruthHarriet TubmanHarriet Beecher StoweLevi Coffin

Question 6: Underground Railroad, 1872, by William Still, from ________ (classic book documenting the Underground Railroad operations in Philadelphia)
Project Gutenberg AustraliaGoogle BooksAmazon KindleProject Gutenberg

Question 7: William Still[16], often called "The Father of the Underground Railroad", helped hundreds of slaves to escape (as many as 60 a month), sometimes hiding them in his ________ home.
PhiladelphiaPittsburghHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaAllentown, Pennsylvania

Question 8: Federal marshals and professional ________ known as slave catchers pursued fugitives as far as the Canadian border.
Bounty hunterClint EastwoodWestern (genre)Blade Runner

Question 9: Members of The Underground Railroad often used specific jargon, based on the metaphor of the ________.
Train stationRail transportTransportTrain

Question 10: Another important center of population was Nova Scotia, for example ________ and other villages near Halifax, see Black Nova Scotians.
CanadaAfricville, Nova ScotiaIntercolonial RailwayHalifax Explosion


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