Arabic Language & Islamic Scholarship Growth in West Africa

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Who brought Islam to Africa?

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1. Islam is based on whose teachings?

2. What wealthy African king converted to Islam?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you check your understanding of how the Arabic language and Islamic scholarship grew in West Africa. You will be tested on your knowledge of major figures in African history and the spread of Islam in Africa.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment goals to review:

  • Who brought Islam to Africa
  • Whose teachings Islam is based on
  • What African king converted to Islam
  • What a mosque is
  • The African king Mansa Musa

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the spread of Islam in West Africa in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the growth of Islamic scholarship in West Africa
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Islamic religion

Additional Learning

To learn more about the spread of Islam in Africa, review the corresponding lesson on West Africa's Arabic Language & Islamic Scholarship Growth. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how trade spreads culture
  • Learn about the Northern Arabs
  • Discuss the process of spread
  • Examine the historical figure Mansa Musa
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