Mali Ethnic Groups


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What group lives in the north of Mali?

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1. What is the majority ethnic group in Mali?

2. Which of these herds in the south of the country, with strong connections to the Fulani in Nigeria?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer the following questions to quickly see what you know about the ethnic makeup of Mali. You will be asked to identify the largest groups and some key characteristics about them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll assess your understanding of:

  • What ethnic group lives in the north part of Mali
  • The name of the group that once ruled a great empire
  • The largest ethnic group in Mali

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what ethnic group is famous for using secret societies as part of its culture
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what group has strong connections to the Fulani of Nigeria and herds in the south of the country
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the major ethnic groups of Mali, including where they live and their how much of the population they make up

Additional Learning

Find out even more about these different groups by reading the lesson titled Mali Ethnic Groups. You will explore new information like:

  • What famous city is a major trading post in Mali
  • The major religion in Mali
  • What desert encompasses much of northern Mali