How Population Diversity Has Impacted Nigeria

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Which of these is NOT a dominant ethnic group in Nigeria?

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1. About how many people live in Nigeria?

2. Which of these languages is NOT commonly spoken in Nigeria?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As the most populous country in Africa, Nigeria has a diverse population and this diversity has played an important role in its history. This quiz and worksheet will convey important information about the impact of this diverse population on Nigerian culture, society, and government. You'll be tested on things such as the population, languages, and different ethnic groups in Nigeria.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on:

  • Dominant ethnic group in Nigeria
  • How many people live in Nigeria
  • Languages of Nigeria
  • The Biafran War
  • The religion of Northern Nigeria

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the different ethnic groups in Nigeria and their effect on that country's history
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you can understand the characteristics of the different ethnic groups in Nigeria in the context of Nigerian history and population
  • Making connections - test your understanding of the relationship between Nigerian history, its origins, and its various ethnic and religious groups

Additional Learning

To learn more about Nigerian history and ethnic groups, review the corresponding lesson on How Diversity Has Impacted Nigeria. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Historical context
  • The population of Nigeria
  • Nigerian ethnicities and languages
  • Religion in Nigeria
  • Effects on Nigerian history
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