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WEST Middle Level Humanities: Africa Before Colonization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The migration of which people populated East Africa with agricultural people?

Question 2 2. What event proved to be the decisive blow to the Indian Ocean economy?

Question 3 3. Which climactic occurrence likely pushed pastoralists and possibly agriculturalists in Africa further south?

Question 4 4. Which of the following were traded over the Indian Ocean?

Question 5 5. The Soninke's Ghanaian Empire crumbled when they _____.

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Question 6 6. The chief religion of many of the East African city-states was _____.

Question 7 7. What people were the first to establish trade routes across the Sahara?

Question 8 8. In human history, which of the following generally occurs first?

Question 9 9. The agriculturalists who migrated into central and southern Africa over centuries spoke what type of language?

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

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Question 11 11. Identify one of the factors that made the Bantu people successful in migrating?

Question 12 12. Name the Arab group which captured the Ghanaian capital in the 11th century and triggered the downfall of Ghanaian empires.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about Jenne-jeno is true?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was traded routinely in the Indian Ocean trade?

Question 15 15. How did Indian Ocean merchants get to East Africa?

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Question 16 16. 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?

Question 17 17. What phenomenon made the Indian Ocean economy possible?

Question 18 18. What part of Africa were the earliest possibly domesticated cattle bones found in?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. What led to the decline of the trans-Saharan trade?

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Question 21 21. Agriculture, and possible pastoralism as well, likely arrived in Africa from _____.

Question 22 22. Mali's informal system of ruling its territory was known as the _____.

Question 23 23. The Bantu migrations began about 1500 BCE in West Africa. What factor initiated the migrations?

Question 24 24. Pastoral societies tend to be more _____.

Question 25 25. Which religion spread via the Indian Ocean economy?

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Question 26 26. What two things were integral to making the trans-Saharan trade possible?

Question 27 27. What was the sought after resource which made the trans-Saharan trade profitable?

Question 28 28. Define the stateless society of the Bantu people.

Question 29 29. The first Europeans to reach East Africa were the _____.

Question 30 30. How did the Berber traders contribute to the establishment of kingdoms of Mali, Ghana and Songhai?

WEST Middle Level Humanities: Africa Before Colonization Chapter Exam Instructions

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