5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What region of Africa was first converted to Islam by 700 C.E.?
- which of the following statements concerning the social organization of the Malike people is most accurate?
- Political and religious universatility in Africa
- Which of the following regions was NOT one of the important points of cultural contact between Africa and Islam?
- African societies organized around the kinship or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority were referred to as?
- a North Africa
- b Africa never totally isolated from Mediterranean
- c Malike society was divided into three groups, clans of freemen, people devoted to religion, and specialist and trade men
- d stateless
- e The Persian Gulf
5 Multiple choice questions
- terribrial cores of some ethnicity, power extended
- Difficulties of soil, dought, no technology, farmers could barely provide food
- grassland belt at the southern edge of the Sahara that served as a point of exchange between the forests of the south and north Africa.
5 True/False questions
which of the following was NOT a belief shared by practitioners of many indigenous African religions → The Persian Gulf
How was the institution of slavery viewed in Muslim society? → because their membership cut across lineage divisions, they acted to maintain stability within the community and diminish clan feuds
What was the relationship between Islam and the indigenous religions of Africa? → Islam accommodated pagan practice and belief in the early stages of conversion, because rulership and authority was still based on the ability to intercede with local spirits.
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.
following the decline of Songhay, smaller states developed east of Maliand Songhay among which people? → Hausa