The Ultimate History Quiz On Ancient Ghana!

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The Ultimate History Quiz On Ancient Ghana!

The Empire of Ghana was located in Western Africa in what is today the countries of Mauritania, Senegal, and Mali. The region lies just south of the Sahara Desert and is mostly savanna grasslands. Major rivers in the region such as the Gambia River, Senegal River, and the Niger River served as the means of transportation and trade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year did present day Ghana gain independence?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1957

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1966

  • 2. 
    Which cash crop is Ghana known for?
    • A. 

      Coffee

    • B. 

      Cocoa

    • C. 

      Almonds

    • D. 

      Palm Nut

  • 3. 
    Which language is widely spoken in present day Ghana?
    • A. 

      Akan

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Swahili

  • 4. 
    Ghana is historically known for sending what overseas to work on farm lands?
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      Laborers

    • D. 

      Machines

  • 5. 
    Who is known for introducing cocoa to Ghana
    • A. 

      Agyemang Badu

    • B. 

      Tetteh Quarshie

    • C. 

      Kwame Nkrumah

    • D. 

      Akuffo Addo

  • 6. 
    What does the colour green in the Ghana flag signify?
    • A. 

      Wealth

    • B. 

      Rich Vegetation

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Young People

  • 7. 
    When did Ghana become a republic state?
    • A. 

      1957

    • B. 

      1960

    • C. 

      1979

    • D. 

      1970

  • 8. 
    Before Ghana, what was it known as?
    • A. 

      Gold Coast

    • B. 

      Wagou

    • C. 

      Gana

    • D. 

      Land of Ivory

  • 9. 
    What is the official language of present day Ghana?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Potuguese

    • D. 

      Arabic

  • 10. 
    Which nation colonized Ghana?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Britain

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      Brazil