West African Empires

15 Questions  I  By Vcubero on November 8, 2011
Quiz over Ghana, Mali and Songhai Empires.

  
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1.  One similarity between the ancient African kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai is that all of these kingdoms were located ___________?
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2.  How did the ruler of Ghana profit from the trade routes that met in his empire?
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3.  A major trading town in the African savanna was?
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4.  Ancient African kingdoms, such as Ghana and Mali, based their economic systems on which of the following:
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5.  Mali reached the height of its wealth, power, and fame under _____________________, its most famous ruler.
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6.  Griots are _____________________.
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7.  Visitors traveled to Timbuktu because _______________________.
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8.  Which statement best describes how far the religion of Islam had spread by the 1100's?
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9.  Islam had spread to Timbuktu, Tadmekka and Mogadishu by what year?
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10.  The traders from Arabia traveled _______________ (north, south, east or west) to ___________________ ( a city on the Niger River) to trade salt for _____________.
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11.  Mansa Musa ruled Mali from 1312 to 1337 and is famous for _____________________________.
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12.  Define "trans-Sahara trade"
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13.  Check all the boxes of what is TRUE abou the Songhai Empire.
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14.  Camels were introduced in Africa about 2,000 years ago by what group of people?
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15.  I am the name of the first ancient west Africa empire and the name of a modern day country, as well.
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