Word Meanings Quiz 1

12 Questions
Word Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz to test pupils' understanding of Kingdom of Benin domain words.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another word for the king of Benin?
    • A. 

      Shah

    • B. 

      Oba

    • C. 

      Enogie

    • D. 

      Tsar

  • 2. 
    Which staff of office shows the king's sole authority on capital punishment?
    • A. 

      The Ada

    • B. 

      The Eben

    • C. 

      The cutlass

    • D. 

      The staff

  • 3. 
    Which staff of office shows the king's power of authority over his domain?
    • A. 

      The Ada

    • B. 

      The Eben

    • C. 

      The cutlass

    • D. 

      The staff

  • 4. 
    Which staff of office is a chief authorized to carry?
    • A. 

      The Ada

    • B. 

      The Eben

    • C. 

      The cutlass

    • D. 

      The staff

  • 5. 
    The Edo or Benin people were first ruled by which Kings?
    • A. 

      The Portuguese

    • B. 

      The British

    • C. 

      The Popes

    • D. 

      The Ogiso KIngs

  • 6. 
    Which country is the Kingdom of Benin now part of? 
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Benin

    • D. 

      Ghana

  • 7. 
    By which name was the Kingdom of Benin first known?
    • A. 

      Ilebinu

    • B. 

      Igodomigodo

    • C. 

      Bini

    • D. 

      Benin

  • 8. 
    Which European explorers changed the Kingdom of Benin name from Ilebinu to Benin?
    • A. 

      The British

    • B. 

      The Danes

    • C. 

      The Spanish

    • D. 

      The Portuguese

  • 9. 
    Who was the last king of the old kingdom of Benin?
    • A. 

      Oba Eweka the Great

    • B. 

      Oba Ewuare

    • C. 

      Oba Adolo

    • D. 

      Oba Ovonramwen the Great

  • 10. 
    In which year was the old Kingdom of Benin sacked?
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1667

    • C. 

      1897

    • D. 

      1987

  • 11. 
    Who sacked the kingdom of Benin?
    • A. 

      The Portuguese

    • B. 

      The Spanish

    • C. 

      The British

    • D. 

      The Danes

  • 12. 
    What incident led to the sacking of Benin?
    • A. 

      The Benin uprise

    • B. 

      The Benin Massacre

    • C. 

      The Great Benin March

    • D. 

      The British Punitive Expedition