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Ottomans And Africa.

Which geographic region made up much of the Ottoman Empire?
a) Scandinavia
b) Iberian Peninsula
c) Indian Subcontinent
d) eastern Mediterranean Basin

The location of the Ottoman Empire had an impact on the
a) trade between Europe and Asia
b) conquest of Spain by the Muslims
c) spread of Buddhism into Southeast Asia
d) decline in the Atlantic slave trade

The ability of the Ottoman Empire to expand its borders depended on
a) military assistance from western Europe
b) extensive trade with the Americas
c) alliances formed during World War I
d) strategic location between Europe and Asia

Which factor most contributed to the cultural diversity of the Ottoman Empire?
a) legal system based on the Qur’an (Koran)
b) central location spanning Europe, Africa, and Asia
c) alliances with the Russians and Hapsburgs
d) reliance on colonies in the Americas

For which achievement is Suleiman the Magnificent best known?
a) building the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
b) spreading Christianity into the Balkan Peninsula
c) conquering the Russian capital of Moscow
d) uniting the Ottoman Empire under an efficient government structure

The golden ages of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires can be attributed in part to
a) cultural isolation
b) stable governments
c) command economies
d) distinct social classes

Which statement about the Sahara is most closely associated with the West African civilizations of Ghana and Mali?
a) Irrigation systems made it possible to farm in the Sahara.
b) Salt mined in the Sahara was exchanged for gold.
c) Oases in the Sahara served as their capital cities.
d) The Sahara prevented the spread of Islam to the region.

Mansa Musa’s pilgrimage to Mecca demonstrates that he practiced
a) animism
b) Sikhism
c) Islam
d) Buddhism

Which achievement is most closely associated with Mansa Musa of Mali?
a) an increase in the influence of Islam and Islamic culture
b) the discovery of diamonds in the Congo
c) the defeat and capture of Cairo
d) an exclusive trade agreement with European merchants

Which statement is an opinion rather than a fact?
a) Mansa Musa made a pilgrimage to Mecca.
b) Mali would have flourished without Mansa Musa’s influence.
c) Mali’s economy was based on the gold and salt trade.
d) Timbuktu became a center for Islamic learning.

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