Early West African Culture & Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What profession did a great deal to spread Islam in Africa?

Question 2 2. Which area of North Africa did NOT fully convert to Islam?

Question 3 3. What was the major trade post in West Africa that became a major center of Islamic learning?

Question 4 4. What nation did Mansa Musa rule?

Question 5 5. Who was the central figure of Islam?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is true about Timbuktu today?

Question 7 7. Near which two locations is Timbuktu situated?

Question 8 8. In the 12th century Timbuktu was famous for what?

Question 9 9. The Malian Empire flourished under the rule of what man?

Question 10 10. Timbuktu was referred to as

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Question 11 11. Which of these is NOT true of the trans-Saharan caravan trade?

Question 12 12. Berbers were

Question 13 13. What faith did the Arab merchants introduce to the people of West Africa?

Question 14 14. The system of extensive trade routes that connected the Saharan region to the outside world was known as the

Question 15 15. What is defined as a group of traders traveling together over long distances?

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Question 16 16. What is a hajj?

Question 17 17. What is the name of the famous travelogue from which we get much of our information about the Mali Empire?

Question 18 18. Which of these kings is considered one of the wealthiest in all of history?

Question 19 19. Who is considered the founder of the Mali Empire?

Question 20 20. Which of these countries was part of the Mali Empire?

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Question 21 21. Who finally conquered the Ghana Empire?

Question 22 22. Ghana means:

Question 23 23. Which of these is NOT true of the Ghana Empire?

Question 24 24. The Ghana Empire ruled over much of:

Question 25 25. The Ghana Empire ruled over West Africa from about:

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Question 26 26. What empire invaded, and later divided, the Songhai Empire in the 16th century?

Question 27 27. In order to prevent over-inflation of gold, people in the Mali Empire rarely carried solid gold. What did they use instead?

Question 28 28. The Mali Empire traded primarily in gold, salt, and what other commodity?

Question 29 29. The Ghana Empire was able to develop extensive trade routes, thanks mostly to:

Question 30 30. What city in the Songhai Empire became a major education capital in West Africa?

Early West African Culture & Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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