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FTCE Social Science: African History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In human history, which of the following generally occurs first?

Question 2 2. How did Indian Ocean merchants get to East Africa?

Question 3 3. Name the Arab group which captured the Ghanaian capital in the 11th century and triggered the downfall of Ghanaian empires.

Question 4 4. Which of the following can indigenous religions dictate in Africa?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following can kinship groups affect in Africa?

Question 7 7. Mali's informal system of ruling its territory was known as the _____.

Question 8 8. The first Europeans to reach East Africa were the _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following were traded over the Indian Ocean?

Question 10 10. Songhai's empire owed its foundation to _____.

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

Question 12 12. Which of the following was traded routinely in the Indian Ocean trade?

Question 13 13. What phenomenon made the Indian Ocean economy possible?

Question 14 14. How did the Berber traders contribute to the establishment of kingdoms of Mali, Ghana and Songhai?

Question 15 15. Traditional kinship groups can include connections based on

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Question 16 16. Agriculture, and possible pastoralism as well, likely arrived in Africa from _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following African environments can support large mammals as well as herds of domesticated animals?

Question 18 18. The _____ Desert covers nearly a third of the African continent.

Question 19 19. Dead ancestors are often considered _____ in indigenous African religions.

Question 20 20. What part of Africa were the earliest possibly domesticated cattle bones found in?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. What event proved to be the decisive blow to the Indian Ocean economy?

Question 23 23. In smaller communities, kinship groups often affected

Question 24 24. The agriculturalists who migrated into central and southern Africa over centuries spoke what type of language?

Question 25 25. Good and bad spirits of indigenous African religions are often equated with _____.

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Question 26 26. Which climactic occurrence likely pushed pastoralists and possibly agriculturalists in Africa further south?

Question 27 27. Though Africans often believe in active supernatural forces in the world, the supreme or most important god in many African religions is _____.

Question 28 28. In some African communities, children are commonly raised by

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

Question 30 30. Christianity was brought to Africa mainly through _____.

FTCE Social Science: African History Chapter Exam Instructions

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