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5 Matching questions

  1. To what extent did Islam successfully penetrate the populations of east Africa?
  2. What was the social and political function of the griots?
  3. African societies organized around the kinship or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority were referred to as?
  4. Which of the following regions was NOT one of the important points of cultural contact between Africa and Islam?
  5. How did contact with the Muslim world affect the African slave trade?
  1. a Griots mastered the oral traditions of the Malinke and by knowing the past were considered excellent advisors of kings.
  2. b stateless
  3. c The Persian Gulf
  4. d Islam penetrated very little into the interior among the hunters, pastoralists, and farmers, and even the areas near the trading towns remained relatively unaffected
  5. e slavery became a more widely diffused phenomenon and the slave trade developed rapidly

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. In theory, slavery was seen as a stage in the process of conversion of pagans to Islam.
  2. Berbers from North Africa
  3. Difficulties of soil, dought, no technology, farmers could barely provide food
  4. North Africa
  5. kingdom of Kongo

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a Sundiata?rulers that extended the boundries of the empires, so that by the mid-16th century, Songhai dominated central Sudan

          

  2. 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.

          

  3. In what region was the influence of Islam most profound?Sub-Saharan Africa

          

  4. How did the expansion of Islam aid in the creation of international trade on the east African coastline?Bantu-based and Arabic-influenced Swahili language

          

  5. what was the form of political organization of the yoruba people of Nigeria?the yoruba were organized in a number of small city-states under the authority of regional kings