Social Studies Vocabulary Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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  • 1. 
    The country in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea is
    • A. 

      Ghana

    • B. 

      Dhow

    • C. 

      Swahili

    • D. 

      Clan

  • 2. 
    What is an area of high, flat land?
    • A. 

      A griot

    • B. 

      A plateau

    • C. 

      A dhow

    • D. 

      A matrilineal

  • 3. 
    A       is a Swahili storyteller.
    • A. 

      Griot

    • B. 

      Sultan

    • C. 

      Plateau

    • D. 

      Dhow

  • 4. 
    An arab sailboat is called a
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Matrilineal

    • C. 

      Sultan

    • D. 

      Dhow

  • 5. 
    What is a military and political leader with absolute authority over a Muslim country?
    • A. 

      A griot

    • B. 

      A clan

    • C. 

      A sultan

    • D. 

      A dhow

  • 6. 
            refers to the culture and language of East Africa.
    • A. 

      Extended family

    • B. 

      Swahili

    • C. 

      Dhow

    • D. 

      Ghana

  • 7. 
    A group of families related by blood or marriage is a(n)
    • A. 

      Clan

    • B. 

      Extended family

    • C. 

      Oral history

    • D. 

      Matrilineal

  • 8. 
    What is a family group including several generations as well as other relatives?
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Matrilineal

    • C. 

      Extended Family

    • D. 

      Clans

  • 9. 
    The stories passed down from generation by mouth, not written down are
    • A. 

      Oral history

    • B. 

      Extended family

    • C. 

      Swahili

    • D. 

      Clan

  • 10. 
    A(n)             refers to a group that traces decent through mothers, rather than fathers.
    • A. 

      Extended family

    • B. 

      Clan

    • C. 

      Dhow

    • D. 

      Matrilineal

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