Africa (500-1800 CE) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What wealthy African king converted to Islam?

Question 2 2. Which of these cities is believed to be home to the world's oldest university?

Question 3 3. In Africa, what was the name given to those tasked to pass down oral traditions?

Question 4 4. What is the name of the 14th century log kept by Ibn Battuta, a famous African-born Arab traveler?

Question 5 5. A mosque is an

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Question 6 6. Which of these is NOT true of the trans-Saharan caravan trade?

Question 7 7. The Ghana Empire ruled over West Africa from about:

Question 8 8. The Ghana Empire ruled over much of:

Question 9 9. What West African empire took power after Ghana and lasted from about 1235 CE to 1600 CE?

Question 10 10. Ghana means:

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Question 11 11. Who brought Islam to Africa?

Question 12 12. A jihad is a:

Question 13 13. Which of these is NOT true of Mansa Musa?

Question 14 14. Which of these is NOT true of the Ghana Empire?

Question 15 15. The trade that occurred in the Sahara Desert and the Niger River Valley is known as the _____.

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Question 16 16. Who first introduced Islam to West Africa?

Question 17 17. Who is considered the founder of the Mali Empire?

Question 18 18. Which of these events brought African written tradition into a more prominent place within African history?

Question 19 19. The Berbers were:

Question 20 20. The Niger River Valley is an arable ecosystem. Arable means _____.

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Question 21 21. Islam is based on whose teachings?

Question 22 22. Which of these countries was part of the Mali Empire?

Question 23 23. A follower of Islam is known as a:

Question 24 24. What is the name of the famous travelogue from which we get much of our information about the Mali Empire?

Question 25 25. Which of these was an important city along the trans-Saharan caravan trade routes?

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Question 26 26. Who finally conquered the Ghana Empire?

Question 27 27. Which empire ruled West Africa from about 830 to 1235 CE?

Question 28 28. What is the name of the log kept by Ibn Battuta, a famous African-born Arab traveler, which is used to piece together the history of West Africa?

Question 29 29. Which of these kings is considered one of the wealthiest in all of history?

Question 30 30. What is a hajj?

Africa (500-1800 CE) Chapter Exam Instructions

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