Ancient Ghana: A Long History! Quiz

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Ancient Ghana: A Long History! Quiz

Ghana, first of the great medieval trading empires of western Africa (fl. 7th–13th century). It was situated between the Sahara and the headwaters of the Sénégal and Niger rivers, in an area that now comprises southeastern Mauritania and part of Mali.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which mode of transport facilitated trade in Ancient Ghana?
    • A. 

      Trucks

    • B. 

      Camel

    • C. 

      Donkey

    • D. 

      Horses

  • 2. 
    Mali gained much wealth from
    • A. 

      Taxes on indigenes

    • B. 

      Taxes from trade

    • C. 

      Gold trade

    • D. 

      Silver trade

  • 3. 
    Which part of Africa was Ancient Ghana located?
    • A. 

      West

    • B. 

      North

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      East

  • 4. 
    Ghana and Mali controlled trade of which two items?
    • A. 

      Gold and Timber

    • B. 

      Timber and Fish

    • C. 

      Gold and Ivory

    • D. 

      Gold and Salt

  • 5. 
    What were made from the Iron Ghana had?
    • A. 

      Houses

    • B. 

      Jewelry

    • C. 

      Weapons

    • D. 

      Gates

  • 6. 
    How was Ghana getting it's wealth?
    • A. 

      Wheat

    • B. 

      Trade

    • C. 

      Colonies

    • D. 

      Camels

  • 7. 
    The earliest civilization in West Africa was the........................... people.
    • A. 

      Muslim

    • B. 

      Mali

    • C. 

      Mande

    • D. 

      Nok

  • 8. 
    Which precious metal contributed to the wealth of Ghana?
    • A. 

      Silver

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Zinc

  • 9. 
    In which year did Kwame Nkrumah take control of present day Ghana?
    • A. 

      1955

    • B. 

      1954

    • C. 

      1953

    • D. 

      1952

  • 10. 
    Who was Mali's greatest leader?
    • A. 

      Mansa Musa

    • B. 

      Abu Bakr

    • C. 

      Cisse Diop

    • D. 

      Al-Mudu Djali