NAME

Question Types


Start With


Question Limit

of 51 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. Mali
  2. Sudanic states
  3. Ibn Batuta
  4. Muhammad the Great(Askia Muhammad)
  5. Ghana
  1. a located between Senegal and Niger rivers; created by Malinke people who broke away from Ghana in 13th century; First leader Sundiata; Mansa Musa great leader ruled 25 years, made epic hajj to Mecca; controlled gold-salt trade; built great mosque at Jenne; Timbuktu Islamic center of learning; 13th-15th centuries
  2. b Kingdoms that developed during the height of Ghana's power in the region; based at Takrur on the Senegal River to the west and Gao on the Niger River to the east; included Mali and Songhay.
  3. c The first West African kingdom based on the gold and salt trade, First known kingdom in sub-Saharan West Africa between the sixth and thirteenth centuries C.E.; rose to power by taxing gold and salt exchanged within its borders
  4. d extended boundaries of Songhay empire; Islamic ruler of mid-16th century; one of the many askias that succeeded Sunni Ali
  5. e Arab traveler who described African societies and cultures in his travel records

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. relating to a social system in which family descent and inheritance rights are traced through the mother
  2. City located in present-day Tunisia, founded by Phoenicians ca. 800 B.C.E. It became a major commercial center and naval power in the western Mediterranean until defeated by Rome in the third century B.C.E. (p. 107)
  3. Ethiopian king who directed building project of 11 great churches sculpted from rock underground; promoted Christianity.
  4. ..., occurring in the same period of time
  5. The Arabic term for eastern north Africa; the term used by the Romans for Africa.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Stateless societyBelt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna across central Africa. It means literally 'coastland' in Arabic; an exchange region between the forests to the south and north Africa.

          

  2. AlmohadisA reformist movement among the Islamic Berbers of northern Africa; later than the Almoravids; penetrated into sub-Sahara Africa.

          

  3. Intermittentthe holiest Yoruba city; created terra-cotta and bronze portrait heads that rank among the greatest achievements of African art

          

  4. NubiaMalinke merchants; formed small partnerships to carry out trade throughout Mali empire; eventually spread throughout much of West Africa

          

  5. GriotsThe first West African kingdom based on the gold and salt trade, First known kingdom in sub-Saharan West Africa between the sixth and thirteenth centuries C.E.; rose to power by taxing gold and salt exchanged within its borders

          

Create Set