Nigerian Ethnic Groups


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What are the names of the three major tribes in Nigeria?

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1. How did the Hausa and Fulani tribes become one tribe?

2. What faith do the Igbo people mainly practice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Due to its rich history, Nigeria--a country in west Africa--has a varied population comprised of different ethnic groups. This assessment will be a great way to test your understanding of the different Nigerian tribes, their histories and their cultures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These quiz questions will test you on:

  • The major tribes of Nigeria
  • The histories of the tribes
  • Tribal religion
  • Cultural characteristics

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see how well you can recall the basic information on the different tribes of Nigeria by answering these assessment questions
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand tribal historical events, as well as significant cultural practices
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how the Fulani and Hausa tribes became one and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Even more information on this subject can be found in the associated lesson called Nigerian Ethnic Groups. In this lesson you will learn about:

  • Nigerian facts
  • The major Nigerian tribes
  • Tribal histories
  • Religious beliefs of each group
  • Important cultural practices