Ethnic Groups in Africa


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Which ethnic group from Africa once had an empire with a constitutionally elected government?

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1. Which African ethnic group is most known for being a kingdom of mighty warriors who took their name from their 19th century leader?

2. Which of the following African ethnic groups believe the spirits of their ancestors can intervene in the lives of the living?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use of this five-question quiz and worksheet is a fast way to assess what you know about ethnic groups in Africa. The quiz requires you to recall a nomadic ethnic group and various other details related to this topic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • The ethnic group from Africa that had an empire governed by a constitution
  • An African ethnic group known for being a kingdom of mighty warriors
  • Which group believes that the spirits of their ancestors intervene in their lives
  • The largest nomadic group worldwide
  • Which ethnic group in Ethiopia is dominant

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about an African ethnic group named after a 19th century leader
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the largest nomadic group of African peoples and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the dominant ethnic group in Ethiopia

Additional Learning

You can learn even more about these peoples by studying the lesson titled Ethnic Groups in Africa. Here's a quick look at topics covered:

  • How many different ethnic groups are in Africa
  • What 'race' and 'ethnicity' mean
  • The largest ethnic group in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Religions practiced in Africa