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What is a language that is a combination of native African langauges and Arabic?
a) Islam b) Bantu c) Cantonese d) Swahili
Who are people that travel from place to place, with no permanent home?
a) Nomads b) Citizens c) City-states d) Warriors
What caused the end of West African trade kingdoms?
a) No more interest in trade b) Invaders from the north c) Invaders from the south d) They never ended....they still exist today!
How would you describe the majority of the African landscape?
a) Sahara Desert b) Sahel c) Savanna d) Lakes
Which present-day country is location of the city of Aksum?
a) Ethiopia b) Senagal c) Egypt d) South Africa
What was the main economy of the kingdoms of West Africa?
a) Herding b) Trading c) Farming d) Hunting
Which of the following was an Islamic center of trade located in East Africa?
a) Ghana b) Kilwa c) Aksum d) Mali
What is the main religion of Africa today?
a) Islam b) Muslim c) Christianity d) Judaism
What is a city with its own government which controls the surrounding lands?
a) Country b) Civilization c) County d) City-state
Who first united the kingdom of Mali?
a) Mansa Musa b) Sundiata c) Thutmose d) Zimbabwe
What are accounts of history that have been passed down by word of mouth?
a) Basic traditions b) Oral tradition c) La historia d) Secondary sources
What is an area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes?
a) Sahel b) Peninsula c) Desert d) Savanna
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