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Reading Questions - Mansa Musa

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  • 1. 
    The primary purpose of this passage was to inform the reader of which of the following?
    • A. 

      The rise of the Mali Empire

    • B. 

      Mansu Musa's pilgrimage to Mecca

    • C. 

      Mansa Musa's achievements and contributions to the Mali Empire

    • D. 

      The role that Mali played in the rise of the European slave trade

  • 2. 
    In line 1, the word "hajj" and "pilgrimage" can best be defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      A person who came to the new world

    • B. 

      An important journey

    • C. 

      A seasonal holiday

    • D. 

      A foreign language

  • 3. 
    It can be reasonably inferred from the passage that:
    • A. 

      Mansa Musa was a terrible ruler for Mali

    • B. 

      The Mali Empire would not have had any success without strong leaders

    • C. 

      The Mali Empire was dominated all of African trade

    • D. 

      Before Mansa Musa's pilgrimage little was known about the kingdom of Mali

  • 4. 
    Which of the following did Mansua Musa NOT accomplish?
    • A. 

      Bringing political stability to Mali

    • B. 

      Strengthen Islam

    • C. 

      Devalue the currency in Mali

    • D. 

      Promote education, trade and commerce