5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- A Christian prisoner of war
- Under Ezana, from 325 A.D. to 360 A.D.
- a a new form of agriculture in Aksum, in which stepped ridges constructed on mountain slopes help retain water and reduce erosion.
- b When did the Aksum Empire reach its height?
- c Who taught Ezana?
- d A mix of the original Bantu language and Arabic.
- e What type of lifestyle do the Efe live?
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The oldest known city in Africa South of the Sahara, it was discovered in 1977, with artifacts dating back from 250 B.C.
- Who was the original founder of Aksum?
- An African Kingdom, in what is now Ethiopia and Eritrea, that reached the height of its power in the fourth century A.D.
- The speakers of a related group of languages, who, beginning about 2000 years ago, migrated from West Africa into most of the Southern half of Africa.
- Why did the Bantu people migrate?
5 True/False Questions
The Almohads united the Maghrib under one rule for the first time. → Who was the original founder of Aksum?
Ibn Battuta → Possibly Sundiata's grandnephew, he ruled from 1312 to 1332.
Yoruba → Which empire participated significantly in the slave trade?
Askia Muhammad → The second great ruler of Songhai, he took over after Sunni Ali's son was run out of office.
Mali → Ghana's rulers converted to _________.