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African History: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which climactic occurrence likely pushed pastoralists and possibly agriculturalists in Africa further south?

Question 2 2. Which region of Africa saw a large amount of colonization by European farmers?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about Jenne-jeno is true?

Question 4 4. What event proved to be the decisive blow to the Indian Ocean economy?

Question 5 5. Though Africans often believe in active supernatural forces in the world, the supreme or most important god in many African religions is _____.

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Question 6 6. The migration of which people populated East Africa with agricultural people?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was traded routinely in the Indian Ocean trade?

Question 8 8. Mali's informal system of ruling its territory was known as the _____.

Question 9 9. In some African communities, children are commonly raised by

Question 10 10. What was the sought after resource which made the trans-Saharan trade profitable?

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Question 11 11. The east coast of Africa rarely gets consistent rainfall because _____.

Question 12 12. The Soninke's Ghanaian Empire crumbled when they _____.

Question 13 13. In smaller communities, kinship groups often affected

Question 14 14. What two things were integral to making the trans-Saharan trade possible?

Question 15 15. What was the special focus of commerce in Jenne-jeno at its high point, when it became the major commercial centre of West Africa in the 8th century CE?

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Question 16 16. What European nation first aided the Solomonids against their neighbors?

Question 17 17. Define the stateless society of the Bantu people.

Question 18 18. How did the Berber traders contribute to the establishment of kingdoms of Mali, Ghana and Songhai?

Question 19 19. Which of the following were traded over the Indian Ocean?

Question 20 20. Pastoral societies tend to be more _____.

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Question 21 21. What small sect was often persecuted by the rulers of the Solomonic Dynasty?

Question 22 22. Which religion spread via the Indian Ocean economy?

Question 23 23. Which of the following African environments can support large mammals as well as herds of domesticated animals?

Question 24 24. What phenomenon made the Indian Ocean economy possible?

Question 25 25. In human history, which of the following generally occurs first?

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Question 26 26. How did Indian Ocean merchants get to East Africa?

Question 27 27. Name the Arab group which captured the Ghanaian capital in the 11th century and triggered the downfall of Ghanaian empires.

Question 28 28. Songhai's empire owed its foundation to _____.

Question 29 29. The agriculturalists who migrated into central and southern Africa over centuries spoke what type of language?

Question 30 30. Around 4th or 5th century C.E, trade routes between North Africa and West Africa, going across the Sahara Desert, were established. Who is credited with establishing those routes?

African History: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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