The Mali Empire in Africa (13th-16th Centuries)


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What is the name of the famous travelogue from which we get much of our information about the Mali Empire?

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1. Who is considered the founder of the Mali Empire?

2. What is a hajj?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combination will check your knowledge of the Mali Empire during the 13th-16th centuries. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on topics such as the founder of the empire and a hajj.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Founding of the Mali Empire
  • Meaning of the term hajj
  • Countries included in the empire
  • Travelogue who provided information about the empire

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Mali Empire
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a country that was a part of the empire
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the influence of the kings and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the empire, complete the lesson titled The Mali Empire in Africa (13th-16th Centuries). This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the origins of the Mali Empire
  • Explains who founded the empire
  • Explores University of Timbuktu
  • Covers the demise of the empire