History of Nigeria: Lesson for Kids


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1. The English had indirect rule in Nigeria. What does that mean?

2. When did the people of Nigeria become an independent country?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet contains several questions that will test you on the history of Nigeria. Answer these questions to see how much you know about English indirect rule in the country.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The Atlantic slave trade
  • Indirect rule
  • Nigeria independence
  • Terrorist groups
  • Nigerian natural resources

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - use this quiz and worksheet to see how much you can remember about the history of Nigeria
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you have understood everything you read about Nigerian colonialism and independence
  • Knowledge application - go through these multiple choice questions and use your knowledge of Nigerian history to identify some key factors that influenced its historical development

Additional Learning

More facts about Nigeria can be found in the associated lesson called History of Nigeria: Lesson for Kids. In this lesson, you will learn about:

  • Early inhabitants of Nigeria
  • British control of Nigeria
  • Nigerian democracy
  • Issues affecting Nigeria today