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African History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In some African communities, children are commonly raised by

Question 2 2. Which of the following unique environments is conducive to growing coffee beans and also is the home to some of humankind's earliest fossils?

Question 3 3. Define the stateless society of the Bantu people.

Question 4 4. The agriculturalists who migrated into central and southern Africa over centuries spoke what type of language?

Question 5 5. Which of the following were traded over the Indian Ocean?

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Question 6 6. What event proved to be the decisive blow to the Indian Ocean economy?

Question 7 7. Name the Arab group which captured the Ghanaian capital in the 11th century and triggered the downfall of Ghanaian empires.

Question 8 8. Identify one of the factors that made the Bantu people successful in migrating?

Question 9 9. Mali's informal system of ruling its territory was known as the _____.

Question 10 10. In Africa, kinship groups are

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Question 11 11. In smaller communities, kinship groups often affected

Question 12 12. What European nation first aided the Solomonids against their neighbors?

Question 13 13. How did the Berber traders contribute to the establishment of kingdoms of Mali, Ghana and Songhai?

Question 14 14. The Solomonic Dynasty traces its lineage back to the offspring of which two monarchs?

Question 15 15. Which region of Africa saw a large amount of colonization by European farmers?

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Question 16 16. What phenomenon made the Indian Ocean economy possible?

Question 17 17. The east coast of Africa rarely gets consistent rainfall because _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements about Jenne-jeno is true?

Question 19 19. Which religion spread via the Indian Ocean economy?

Question 20 20. What led to the decline of the trans-Saharan trade?

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Question 21 21. What people were the first to establish trade routes across the Sahara?

Question 22 22. Good and bad spirits of indigenous African religions are often equated with _____.

Question 23 23. 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?

Question 24 24. Which climactic occurrence likely pushed pastoralists and possibly agriculturalists in Africa further south?

Question 25 25. The first Europeans to reach East Africa were the _____.

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Question 26 26. Traditional kinship groups can include connections based on

Question 27 27. How did Indian Ocean merchants get to East Africa?

Question 28 28. What two things were integral to making the trans-Saharan trade possible?

Question 29 29. Pastoral societies tend to be more _____.

Question 30 30. What was the sought after resource which made the trans-Saharan trade profitable?

African History Chapter Exam Instructions

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