Southern Africa, Great Zimbabwe & the Gold Trade


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Which southern kingdom preceded the Kingdom of Zimbabwe?

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1. What trade items helped make the Kingdom of Zimbabwe so powerful?

2. How far did the trade networks of Zimbabwe stretch?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of South Africa, Zimbabwe, and the Gold Trade. You'll need to identify the southern kingdom that came before the Kingdom of Zimbabwe and the trade items that made this kingdom powerful.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will teach you to:

  • Recognize the extent of Zimbabwe's trade routes
  • Understand what was developed by Great Zimbabwe
  • Explain how the Kingdom of Zimbabwe went into decline

Skills Practiced

These skills will be practiced:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Great Zimbabwe and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Zimbabwe's former trade routes

Additional Learning

Complete the lesson entitled Southern Africa, Great Zimbabwe & the Gold Trade for more information on this topic. The lesson focuses on the following objectives:

  • Identify trading cities
  • Understand the Great Enclosure
  • Recall the time period of Great Zimbabwe