Olaudah Equiano: Biography, Facts & Books


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Olaudah Equiano was born in an area located in what present-day country?

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1. Olaudah Equiano was able to purchase his freedom by:

2. Michael Pascal renamed Olaudah Equiano 'Gustavus Vassa' after:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The facts about Olaudah Equiano's life are reviewed in this quiz and worksheet. You will need to display what you know about the key events in this historical figure's life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will show what you know about the following:

  • Tribe of which Equiano was a member
  • Equiano's father and his role in the tribe
  • Cause of Equiano's name change
  • Kidnapping and enslavement of Equiano
  • Gods of the Ibos

Skills Practiced

Taking this quiz will give you the chance to practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding who changed Equiano's name and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the religions Equiano practiced
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify Equiano's age when he died

Additional Learning

Get ready to learn more about Olaudah Equiano. Study the lesson entitled Olaudah Equiano: Biography, Facts & Books to find more information about these topics:

  • Language Equiano spoke
  • Equiano's brothers and sister
  • Places Equiano lived