5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What state represents the development of Bantu concepts of kingship and state building?
- Political and religious universatility in Africa
- what was the form of political organization of the yoruba people of Nigeria?
- which of the following statements concerning the social organization of the Malike people is most accurate?
- What was the impact of the Portuguese arrival on the trading patterns of the east African coast?
- a Great Zimbabwe
- b Malike society was divided into three groups, clans of freemen, people devoted to religion, and specialist and trade men
- c the yoruba were organized in a number of small city-states under the authority of regional kings
- 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.
- e Africa never totally isolated from Mediterranean
5 Multiple choice questions
- international trade flourished in the urbanized ports of east Africa, including commerce with India and China
- Neither universal states nor universal religion characterized Africa, but both Christianity and Islam did find adherents in Africa.
- slavery became a more widely diffused phenomenon and the slave trade developed rapidly
- The arrival of Islam
5 True/False questions
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
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
What does the phrase "equality before God and inequality within the world" mean? → the Islamic emphasis on equality in the eyes of God
Sudanic states of Mali and Songhay → terribrial cores of some ethnicity, power extended
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.