5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Great Zimbabwe
- a Arabic term for the east African coast
- b relating to a social system in which family descent and inheritance rights are traced through the mother
- c City, now in ruins (in the modern African country of ____________), whose many stone structures were built between about 1250 and 1450, when it was a trading center and the capital of a large state.
- d Kingdom located in Ethiopian highlands; replaced Meroe in first century CE; received strong influence from Arabian peninsula; eventually converted to Christianity; modern day Ethiopia
- e The Arabic term for eastern north Africa; the term used by the Romans for Africa.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Leader(1464- 1492) of Songhai that drove out the Berbers and built the largest empire in West Africa; tactical commander and ruthless leader who seized trading cities of Timbuktu and Jenne
- Islamic law; defined among other things the patrilineal nature of Islamic inheritance; the system of law that regulates family life, moral conduct and the business and community life of Muslims
- Centrally located - West Central Africa - consisted of a group of small kingdoms along the Zaire River; was a confederation of smaller states brought under the control of the king and divided into eight provinces.,
- Malinke merchants; formed small partnerships to carry out trade throughout Mali empire; eventually spread throughout much of West Africa
- an Arabic-influenced Bantu language that is spoken widely in eastern and central Africa
5 True/False questions
Ibn Batuta → Arab traveler who described African societies and cultures in his travel records
Sub-saharan → The Lion Prince; a member of the Keita clan; created a unified state that became the Mali Empire; died about 1260
Mali → The title for a ruler in West Africa.
Benin → Arabic term for the east African coast
Sudanic states → The Lion Prince; a member of the Keita clan; created a unified state that became the Mali Empire; died about 1260