The Ghana Empire in Africa (830-1235 CE)


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The Ghana Empire ruled over much of:

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1. The Ghana Empire ruled over West Africa from about:

2. Ghana means:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet will display your knowledge of the Ghana Empire from 830-1235 CE. You will be quizzed on topics such as the definition of the word Ghana and who conquered the empire.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • What Ghana means
  • Characteristics of the Ghana Empire
  • Who conquered Ghana
  • Where the empire was located

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term Ghana
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the size of the empire
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the demise of the empire in a different light

Additional Learning

For further details about the empire, read the accompanying lesson called The Ghana Empire in Africa (830-1235 CE). The lesson focuses on the following learning goals:

  • Explain the wealth and trade aspects of the empire
  • Recognize what skill the Ghanians gained that made their empire so successful
  • Learn about taxation in the empire