World History Chapter 11 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Meroe was successful largely due to their ability to make tools and weapons out of:
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Bronze

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Brass

  • 2. 
    Governments of smaller African societies differed from those of larger societies in that they:
    • A. 

      Centralized power in one powerful leader.

    • B. 

      Centralized power in one ruling clan.

    • C. 

      Shared power among several people.

    • D. 

      Limited power by adopting a constitution.

  • 3. 
    West African merchants were willing to pay a very high price for salt because:
    • A. 

      It was used in making medicine.

    • B. 

      It was used to purify water.

    • C. 

      It was scarce in west Africa.

    • D. 

      It is very dangerous to mine.

  • 4. 
    After Muslims conquered cities do North Africa in the 690's, this became the dominant language of the region:
    • A. 

      Arabic

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      Bantu

    • D. 

      Phoenician

  • 5. 
    The eleven churches built by King Lalibela were made of:
    • A. 

      Stone blocks rising above the ground

    • B. 

      Gold blocks he got from Ghana

    • C. 

      Stone cut from ocean cliffs

    • D. 

      Solid rock carved down from ground level

  • 6. 
    Scholars have been able to trace the Bantu migrations by studying:
    • A. 

      Ancient roads

    • B. 

      Language patterns

    • C. 

      Burial mounds

    • D. 

      Fossil records

  • 7. 
    The Islamic university in Timbuktu w built because of the hajj made by:
    • A. 

      Mansa Musa

    • B. 

      Sundiata

    • C. 

      Sonni Ali

    • D. 

      King Lalibela

  • 8. 
    The rise of the kingdom of Ghana was aided by its vast supply of:
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Slaves

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Gold

  • 9. 
    Romans used northern African lands as a source of:
    • A. 

      Copper

    • B. 

      Grain

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Lumber

  • 10. 
    The ancient book called "The Glory of the Kings" claimed that the ancestors of the kings of Ethiopia were:
    • A. 

      Jewish

    • B. 

      Christian

    • C. 

      Buddhist

    • D. 

      Muslim