Quiz: The Ancient Ghana!

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Blessed with rich culture, Ghana is referred to as the gateway to Africa. The land holds gloom history and was the center of the trans-atlantic slave trade some centuries back. Do you feel you know how Ghana came into being? Let's see from your score from this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Those kings that served under the authority of the supreme king were known as what in Mandinka?
    • A. 

      Cafu

    • B. 

      Kafu

    • C. 

      Tafu

    • D. 

      King

  • 2. 
    How much tax did merchants have to pay on exports of salt?
    • A. 

      1 gold dinar

    • B. 

      2 gold dinar

    • C. 

      3 gold dinar

    • D. 

      4 gold dinar

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

      South

    • B. 

      North

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 4. 
    The inheritance to the throne in ancient Ghana was..................
    • A. 

      Patrilineal

    • B. 

      Matrilineal

    • C. 

      Election

    • D. 

      Conquest

  • 5. 
    Who was ancient Ghana's fiercest competitors in trade?
    • A. 

      Berber

    • B. 

      Songhai

    • C. 

      Mali

    • D. 

      Senegal

  • 6. 
    In which year did Ghana conquer the Berber people?
    • A. 

      980

    • B. 

      990

    • C. 

      910

    • D. 

      920

  • 7. 
    What is the capital of present day Ghana?
    • A. 

      Accra

    • B. 

      Kumasi

    • C. 

      Tamale

    • D. 

      Wa

  • 8. 
    Which language was spoken by the Soninke clans?
    • A. 

      Mande

    • B. 

      Akan

    • C. 

      Arabic

    • D. 

      Ga

  • 9. 
    The kings in ancient Ghana were known to be
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      Authoritative

    • C. 

      Bereaucratic

    • D. 

      Friendly

  • 10. 
    What was one of the most dominant religions in ancient Ghana?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Paganism

    • D. 

      Judaism

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