Islam In Africa: History Quiz! Trivia

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Islam In Africa: History Quiz! Trivia - Quiz

This is a quiz about th History of Islam in Africa. It is believed that the rulers in Western Africa found themselves converting themselves and their people to Islam the most because of how peacefully it was projected by the traders and missionaries. It is said that under the Umayyad Dynasty, Islam spread in more areas thanks to the merchants. Take up this quiz and get to learn some more about how African nations took up Islam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a caravan?
    • A. 

      A green area fed by underground water

    • B. 

      An ancient Islamic prayer

    • C. 

      a group of traveling merchants

    • D. 

      An Arabian tribal leader

  • 2. 
    What religion did Muhammad start?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Budhism

    • C. 

      Muhammadism

    • D. 

      Islam

  • 3. 
    Islam began in the city of __________ on the ___________ Peninsula.
    • A. 

      Medina and Balkan

    • B. 

      Mecca and Arabian

    • C. 

      Modena and Italian

    • D. 

      Madrid and Iberian

  • 4. 
    What is the holy book of Islam?
    • A. 

      The Koran

    • B. 

      The Holy Bible

    • C. 

      The Five Pillars

    • D. 

      The Revelation

  • 5. 
    What were the two valuable natural resources found in West Africa?  
    • A. 

      Iron and lead

    • B. 

      Beans and potatoes

    • C. 

      Dirt and water

    • D. 

      Gold and salt

  • 6. 
    The kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai were located in which part of the African continent?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 7. 
    This wealthy king of Mali spread Islam throughout Northern and Western Africa.
    • A. 

      Mansa Musa

    • B. 

      Sunni Ali

    • C. 

      Ibn Battuta

    • D. 

      Muhammad Ali

  • 8. 
    What language became the main language of traders?
    • A. 

      African

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      Arabic

    • D. 

      Greek

  • 9. 
    What is a mosque?
    • A. 

      A Christian image or picture

    • B. 

      A Muslim place of worship

    • C. 

      An African trading post

    • D. 

      A pesky bug

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