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Africa History & Ancient Kingdoms

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Test over basic 7th grade knowledge of Africa's ancient kingdoms, empires

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Education support

    • B. 

      Monuments

    • C. 

      Peacetime

    • D. 

      Trade

    • E. 

      Military leader

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Samory Toure

    • B. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • C. 

      Kofi Annan

    • D. 

      Mansa Musa

  • 3. 
    The main reason for the decline of Aksum was
    • A. 

      Soil exhaustion

    • B. 

      Flooding

    • C. 

      The desert

    • D. 

      Shona people

  • 4. 
    The ancient kingdom known for building with stone was
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Kush

    • C. 

      Zimbabwe

    • D. 

      Swahili States

  • 5. 
    The west African trading kingdoms were known to trade gold for what?
    • A. 

      Rubber

    • B. 

      Dates

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Camels

    • E. 

      Salt

  • 6. 
    The kingdom which grew up around the Niger River was the _____________ kingdom.
    • A. 

      Swahili

    • B. 

      Aksum

    • C. 

      Zimbabwe

    • D. 

      Songhai

    • E. 

      Mali

  • 7. 
    The African leader who fought for independence for 14 years against the french was:
    • A. 

      King Ezana

    • B. 

      Kofi Annan

    • C. 

      Samory Toure

    • D. 

      Wole Soyinka

    • E. 

      Nelson Mandela

  • 8. 
    The African leader who fought against Apartheid, was imprisoned for many years, then became the first black African president of South Africa after his release was:
    • A. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • B. 

      Wole Soyinka

    • C. 

      Kofi Annan

    • D. 

      Samory Toure

  • 9. 
    The name of the movement across the world to support African countries'quests for independence was called the
    • A. 

      Indpendence Movement

    • B. 

      Imperialism Movement

    • C. 

      Apartheid Movement

    • D. 

      Nationalist Movement

    • E. 

      Pan-African Movement