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5 Matching questions

  1. Yoruba
  2. A Christian prisoner of war
  3. The son of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon
  4. Modern Weapons
  5. The Great Rift Valley
  1. a Who taught Ezana?
  2. b Where did the first humans appear in Africa?
  3. c Who was the original founder of Aksum?
  4. d What did the Songhai empire lack?
  5. e A West African people who formed several kingdoms in what is now Benin and Southern Nigeria.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A permanent move from one country or region to another.
  2. Possibly Sundiata's grandnephew, he ruled from 1312 to 1332.
  3. The second great ruler of Songhai, he took over after Sunni Ali's son was run out of office.
  4. A historian and traveler, this devoted Muslim traveled to Mali and praised its justice system.
  5. Africa's first known culture, the ________ people lived in what is now Nigeria between 500 B.C. and 200 A.D.

5 True/False questions

  1. BeninA kingdom that arose near the Niger river delta in the 1300s and became a major West African state in the 1400s.


  2. Islamic invaders took the city of Adulis.Why did Aksum fall?


  3. LineageThe people who are descended from a common ancestor


  4. Kilwaa West African empire that flourished after Ghana fell and grew rich from trade.


  5. Bantu-speaking peoplesThe speakers of a related group of languages, who, beginning about 2000 years ago, migrated from West Africa into most of the Southern half of Africa.