Archaeology Quiz On The Ghana Empire

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How much do you really know about the Ghana empire? It's an archaeology quiz on the Ghana empire for you. The Ghana Empire which is also known as Wagadou or Awkar, used to be a West African empire that was based in the modern-day southeast of Mauritania and western Mali that were there from c. 300 until c. 1100. These are some questions that will check whether you are aware of the archaeological facts about the Ghana empire or not. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Every trader who entered Ghana had to pay a tax when he entered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Ghana Empire lay between the Nile and Senegal rivers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Archaeology provides some clues to Ghana’s early history, but we do not know much about its earliest days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Ghana’s kings never used their great wealth to build a powerful army.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Soninke had an advantage over their neighbors because they had weapons made of iron.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Ordinary people could own gold nuggets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Ghana reached its height under Tunka Manin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Soninke founded Ghana.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Overgrazing is one reason for the decline of the Ghana Empire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Ghana was located between the region's two most valuable resources - gold and salt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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