5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Peoples of northern Nigeria; formed states following the demise of Songhay empire that combined Muslim and pagan traditions.
- b Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna across central Africa. It means literally 'coastland' in Arabic; an exchange region between the forests to the south and north Africa.
- c Collective name of a large group of sub-Saharan African languages and of the peoples speaking these languages.
- d The Arabic term for eastern north Africa; the term used by the Romans for Africa.
- e A puritanical reformist movement among the Islamic Berber tribes of northern Africa; controlled gold trade across Sahara; conquered Ghana in 1076; moved southward against African kingdom of the savanna and westward into Spain.
5 Multiple choice questions
- greatest Mali king; brought Mali to its peak of power and wealth from 1312 the 1337; expanded borders, maintained peace and order, religious freedom and tolerance; hajj to Mecca; built Timbuktu
- A reformist movement among the Islamic Berbers of northern Africa; later than the Almoravids; penetrated into sub-Sahara Africa.
- Nigerian city-state form by the Edo people during the 14th century by Ewuare the Great; famous for its bronze art work
- stopping and starting at irregular intervals
5 True/False questions
Zeng → kingdom based on agriculture; formed on lower Kongo River; capital at Mbanza Kongo; ruled by hereditary monarchy
Songhay → Centrally located - West Central Africa - consisted of a group of small kingdoms along the Zaire River; was a confederation of smaller states brought under the control of the king and divided into eight provinces.,
Axum → Arabic term for the east African coast
Maghrib → the Arabic word for western North Africa; a region of western North Africa, consisting of the Mediterranean coastlands of what is now Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria
Malinke → located between Senegal and Niger rivers; created by Malinke people who broke away from Ghana in 13th century; First leader Sundiata; Mansa Musa great leader ruled 25 years, made epic hajj to Mecca; controlled gold-salt trade; built great mosque at Jenne; Timbuktu Islamic center of learning; 13th-15th centuries