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Trade center located in Eastern Africa
a) Zimbabwe b) Gao c) Axum d) Timbuktu
This vegetation zone was used to raise animals
a) desert b) savannas c) Ocean d) rainforest
How did Berber traders influence Ghana
a) Introduced Written language b) Introduced salt c) Introduced Gold d) introduced storytelling
A group of people descended from the same ancestor
a) Clan b) Griot c) Village d) Dhow
Which Empire became wealthy by taxing trade
a) Ghana b) Mali c) Songhai d) All of the above
Mansa Musa brought what two groups back from Mecca
a) Scientists and Mathematician b) Scholars and Painters c) Scholars and Architects d) Leaders and Officials
Tracing families through mothers is called
a) Patrilineal b) Matrilineal c) Geneaology d) Extended families
What trade routes did West Africa supply to North Africa
a) Gold b) Salt c) Slaves d) All of the above
Which is not an empire that arose in West Africa
a) Ghana b) Mali c) Songhai d) Egypt
These people used oral history to pass down values and history
a) Clans b) Kings c) Mothers d) Griots
Migrants who shared similar languages, cultures, and technologies that migrated from West Africa to the south and east were
a) Griots b) Bantu c) Berbers d) Ashanti
African and Muslim cultures blended to form the _________ culture
a) Mogaishu b) Moroccan c) Swakhili d) Timbuktu
Which is NOT one of the vegetation zones of West Africa
a) Savannah b) Rainforest c) Mountains d) Deserts
He made a pilgrimage that helped encourage traders to come to Mali
a) Timbuktu b) Mansa Musa c) Sundiata d) Aladdin
Trade center located in Southern Africa
a) ZImbabwe b) Gao c) Axum d) Timbuktu
African slave trade was started by
a) France b) United States c) Spain d) Portugal
Who developed Timbuktu as a center of trade
a) Mansa Musa b) Sundiata c) Muhammad d) Mecca
Which of the following is an example of African Culture
a) Haiku b) Epics c) Mosaics d) Spirtuals
Africans used this animal for carrying goods to trade
a) Horse b) Camel c) Cow d) none of the above
What/who did most West Africans feel their strongest loyalty to
a) Their king b) their family and village c) their trading partners d) Their empire
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