5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Mwene Mutapa
- Stateless society
- a African societies organized around kinshp or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority associated with states
- b city-state on east African coast; fishing limited trade from 800-1000; turned to agriculture, increased trade in pottery and stoneware; major trading center by 14th century
- c an Arabic-influenced Bantu language that is spoken widely in eastern and central Africa
- d inequality; difference
- e the king of Great Zimbabwe in the late 15th and 16th centuries when the kingdom experienced a period of rapid expansion
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- The Lion Prince; a member of the Keita clan; created a unified state that became the Mali Empire; died about 1260
- Collective name of a large group of sub-Saharan African languages and of the peoples speaking these languages.
- Islamic law; defined among other things the patrilineal nature of Islamic inheritance; the system of law that regulates family life, moral conduct and the business and community life of Muslims
- a person who is believed to communicate with the spirit world and to help other people interact with their gods; witch-doctor soothsayer
5 True/False questions
Juula → The Coptic (Christians of Egypt) influence spread up the Nile into__________________(the ancient land of Kush). Muslims attempted to penetrate_________and met stiff resistance in the 9th century (left Christian descendants of ancient Kush - left as independent Christian kingdom until 13th century).
http://www.roebuckclasses.com/102/maps/africa/africankingdoms.jpg → ..., occurring in the same period of time
Prodigality → extravagant wastefulness; profuse generosity; extreme abundance; lavishness
Almoravids → A reformist movement among the Islamic Berbers of northern Africa; later than the Almoravids; penetrated into sub-Sahara Africa.
Intermittent → stopping and starting at irregular intervals