How Much Do You Know About Ancient Ghana? Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Ancient Ghana? Quiz

Ancient Ghana ruled from around 300 to 1100 CE. The empire first formed when a number of tribes of the Soninke peoples were united under their first king, Dinga Cisse. The government of the empire was a feudal government with local kings who paid tribute to the high king, but ruled their lands as they saw fit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ancient Ghana was so rich that which animals wore gold collars?
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      Dogs

    • C. 

      Cattle

    • D. 

      Camel

  • 2. 
    Ancient Ghana sat within present day...................
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 3. 
    In 1240 C.E, Ghana was absorbed into.................
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Mauritania

    • C. 

      Senegal

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 4. 
    What did Ancient Ghana exchange for goods like salt, gun powder etc.?
    • A. 

      Silk

    • B. 

      Ivory

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Wheat

  • 5. 
    In ancient Ghana, the leader of all kings was called Ghana which also meant?
    • A. 

      Lord of Gold`

    • B. 

      Warrior King

    • C. 

      Brave One

    • D. 

      High Majesty

  • 6. 
    Which concoction were offended given to drink during trials in ancient Ghana?
    • A. 

      Bitter leaf

    • B. 

      Sour wood and water

    • C. 

      Dark soil

    • D. 

      Bitter water

  • 7. 
    The Ghanaian empire was also called 
    • A. 

      Wagadu

    • B. 

      Songhai

    • C. 

      Soninke

    • D. 

      Djimouti

  • 8. 
    The site of a ruined medieval town in southeast Mauritania that may have been the capital of the Ghana Empire.
    • A. 

      Koumbi Saleh

    • B. 

      Almoravids

    • C. 

      Soninke

    • D. 

      Wagadu

  • 9. 
    They were the founders of the ancient empire of Ghana c. 750–1240 CE
    • A. 

      Soninke

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Almoravids

    • D. 

      Mande

  • 10. 
    How many gold dinar tax were paid on imports of salt at the time by merchants?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4