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5 Matching questions

  1. What state represents the development of Bantu concepts of kingship and state building?
  2. Political and religious universatility in Africa
  3. what was the form of political organization of the yoruba people of Nigeria?
  4. which of the following statements concerning the social organization of the Malike people is most accurate?
  5. What was the impact of the Portuguese arrival on the trading patterns of the east African coast?
  1. a Great Zimbabwe
  2. b Malike society was divided into three groups, clans of freemen, people devoted to religion, and specialist and trade men
  3. c the yoruba were organized in a number of small city-states under the authority of regional kings
  4. d Despite great effort to shift the focus of trade into their hands, the Portuguese were never able to control trade on the northern Swahili coast.
  5. e Africa never totally isolated from Mediterranean

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. international trade flourished in the urbanized ports of east Africa, including commerce with India and China
  2. Neither universal states nor universal religion characterized Africa, but both Christianity and Islam did find adherents in Africa.
  3. slavery became a more widely diffused phenomenon and the slave trade developed rapidly
  4. The arrival of Islam
  5. Hausa

5 True/False questions

  1. African societies organized around the kinship or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority were referred to as?systems of writing


  2. Which of the following statements concerning Great Zimbabwe is NOT correct?Great Zimbabwe was constructed by Arab Muslims who were trading with the Bantu residents of the region


  3. What does the phrase "equality before God and inequality within the world" mean?the Islamic emphasis on equality in the eyes of God


  4. Sudanic states of Mali and Songhayterribrial cores of some ethnicity, power extended


  5. Why was Islam so readily adopted by rulers within the Sudan?Griots mastered the oral traditions of the Malinke and by knowing the past were considered excellent advisors of kings.


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