How Well Do You Know Ancient Ghana?

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How Well Do You Know Ancient Ghana?

From the 6th to the 13th century (700 to 1240), ancient Ghana was a kingdom known throughout the world as the Ghana Empire. Situated in Africa, ancient Ghana was locally known as Awkar and the traditional ruler was known as Ghana. Today, the area is shared between Mali and Mauritania.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many kings ruled ancient Ghana before the Hijrah?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      22

  • 2. 
    How many kings ruled before the advent of the Prophet Muhammad?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      22

  • 3. 
    Who were the people who formed ancient Ghana? 
    • A. 

      Chadian

    • B. 

      Republican 

    • C. 

      Soninke

    • D. 

      Mali

  • 4. 
    What was the ancient Ghana kingdom called?
    • A. 

      Wakanda

    • B. 

      Wagudu

    • C. 

      Nakani

    • D. 

      Ilami

  • 5. 
    When did the Golden Age of the Kingdom of Ghana begin?
    • A. 

      400 CE

    • B. 

      600 CE

    • C. 

      800 CE

    • D. 

      1000 CE

  • 6. 
    Which language did the founders of the Kingdom of Ghana speak?
    • A. 

      Jaak

    • B. 

      Mande

    • C. 

      Bantu

    • D. 

      Ibran

  • 7. 
    Who named the country Ghana? The...
    • A. 

      Polish

    • B. 

      Arabs

    • C. 

      British

    • D. 

      Germans

  • 8. 
    Which was the most famous capital of Ghana, founded in 4th century CE?
    • A. 

      Numba

    • B. 

      Kumbi

    • C. 

      Nandi

    • D. 

      Mali

  • 9. 
    The sale of which of the following was one of the major trading activities of the ancient Ghana?
    • A. 

      Ivory

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Silver

    • D. 

      Steel

  • 10. 
    How many kings ruled before the Hijrah?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      24