5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- which of the following states represents the development if Bantu concepts of kingship and state-building?
- What was the relationship between Islam and the indigenous religions of Africa?
- The Sahel refers to the
- Agriculture in Mali?
- what was the form of political organization of the yoruba people of Nigeria?
- a the yoruba were organized in a number of small city-states under the authority of regional kings
- b kingdom of Kongo
- c Difficulties of soil, dought, no technology, farmers could barely provide food
- d 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.
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- Neither universal states nor universal religion characterized Africa, but both Christianity and Islam did find adherents in Africa.
- slavery became a more widely diffused phenomenon and the slave trade developed rapidly
- Islam expanded to India and southeast Asia, providing a religious bond of trust between those regions and the converted rulers of the cities of east Africa.
- Mail possessed "port cities" along the Niger River sich as Jenne and Timbuktu, which flourished both commerciallly and culturally
- In theory, slavery was seen as a stage in the process of conversion of pagans to Islam.
5 True/False questions
What is mwene mutapa → rulers that extended the boundries of the empires, so that by the mid-16th century, Songhai dominated central Sudan
what ruler is responsible for the creation of songhay empire? → Sunni Ali
what was the geographical location of the empire of Mali? → between Niger and Senegal rivers
What was the most important Christian kingdom in Africa? → international trade flourished in the urbanized ports of east Africa, including commerce with India and China
What does the phrase "equality before God and inequality within the world" mean? → The Muslim concept of a ruler who united civil and religious authority reinforced traditional ideas of kingship