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  1. which of the following states represents the development if Bantu concepts of kingship and state-building?
  2. What was the relationship between Islam and the indigenous religions of Africa?
  3. The Sahel refers to the
  4. Agriculture in Mali?
  5. what was the form of political organization of the yoruba people of Nigeria?
  1. a the yoruba were organized in a number of small city-states under the authority of regional kings
  2. b kingdom of Kongo
  3. c Difficulties of soil, dought, no technology, farmers could barely provide food
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. Neither universal states nor universal religion characterized Africa, but both Christianity and Islam did find adherents in Africa.
  2. slavery became a more widely diffused phenomenon and the slave trade developed rapidly
  3. 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.
  4. Mail possessed "port cities" along the Niger River sich as Jenne and Timbuktu, which flourished both commerciallly and culturally
  5. In theory, slavery was seen as a stage in the process of conversion of pagans to Islam.

5 True/False questions

  1. What is mwene mutaparulers that extended the boundries of the empires, so that by the mid-16th century, Songhai dominated central Sudan


  2. what ruler is responsible for the creation of songhay empire?Sunni Ali


  3. what was the geographical location of the empire of Mali?between Niger and Senegal rivers


  4. 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


  5. 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