The Trans-Saharan Caravan Trade, Religion & Culture


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1. The system of extensive trade routes that connected the Saharan region to the outside world was known as the

2. What is defined as a group of traders traveling together over long distances?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Economic trade flourished across Africa as the trans-Saharan caravan network spread their goods, religion, and culture throughout the continent. This worksheet/quiz pairing will assess your on definitions and concepts vital to understanding the caravans that traversed the mighty Sahara Desert.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on these terms and concepts in the assessment questions:

  • Religion brought to West Africa
  • Berbers
  • Characteristics of the trans-Saharan caravan trade
  • Nomadic traders that banded together to cross the Sahara

Skills Practiced

Develop your ability to use these skill sets while you complete the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the trans-Saharan caravan trade from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding about the spread of religion in to West Africa
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the Berbers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the group that traversed the Sahara Desert to trade

Additional Learning

To learn more, take a look at the accompanying lesson called The Trans-Saharan Caravan Trade, Religion & Culture. Key objectives found in the lesson are:

  • Learn the date range that the trans-Saharan caravan trade was at its peak
  • Know the phrase that described the camels used to cross the Sahara
  • Identify areas outside of Africa that received goods due to the trans-Saharan caravan trade