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1 Indicate the answer choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. According to the chart, what do Algeria and Rwanda have in common? a. They both adopted their languages when trade flourished. b. They both speak Swahili. c. They both speak French. d. They both are near the Congo. 2. According to the chart, which language is represented most in these n countries? a. Arabic b. English c. French d. Swahili Powered by Cognero Page 1

2 3. Which was an important trading state that arose in southeastern in the 1400s? a. Kilwa b. Mogadishu c. Mombasa d. Zimbabwe 4. Ghana grew powerful because it a. was located in the rain forests. b. had deposits of gold. c. had deposits of copper. d. taxed traders and had a big army. 5. What did Sundiata do to the people of Mali? a. conquered b. destroyed c. relocated d. united 6. What skills did the Bantu spread through? a. farming and iron-working b. pottery making and mining c. weapon making and warfare d. banking and trade 7. The slave trade increased as s contact with whom increased? a. Bantus b. Muslims c. non-muslims d. Songhai 8. Mansa Musa traveled with 80 camels and two tons of gold to a. Ghana. b. Makkah. c. Timbuktu. d. Zimbabwe. 9. What animal did the Romans introduce in North? a. pigs b. donkeys c. horses d. camels Powered by Cognero Page 2

3 10. The Swahili culture was a. influenced in part by Islam. b. destroyed by European invaders. c. on the West n coast. d. unable to last to modern times. 11. The empire of Mali declined after the death of king a. Ibn Battuta. b. Mansa Musa. c. Sundiata. d. Sunni Ali. 12. Timbuktu was not only an important trading center, but later under Askia Muhammad s rule it became an important center of a. Christianity. b. Islamic learning. c. the arts. d. the theater. 13. Which is s largest desert? a. Kalahari b. Niger c. Nile d. Sahara 14. Mansa Musa expanded his empire by capturing the cities of Timbuktu and a. Gao. b. Makkah. c. Sudan. d. Zimbabwe. Indicate whether the statement is true or false. 15. A caravan is a group of camels traveling together. a. True b. False 16. Mali was the first great trading empire in West. a. True b. False 17. The Berber and Arab traders brought Islam to. a. True b. False Powered by Cognero Page 3

4 Enter the appropriate word(s) to complete the statement. 18. is the second largest continent on Earth. Indicate the answer choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 19. Mansa Musa of Mali a. allowed different religions. b. made Islam the official religion. c. converted to Christianity. d. built many Jewish temples. 20. According to the chart, which kingdom developed in Southeast? a. Axum b. Mali c. Songhai d. Zimbabwe Powered by Cognero Page 4

5 21. According to the chart, which kingdom traded enslaved people? a. Axum b. Ghana c. Mali d. Songhai 22. According to the chart, what did the kingdoms of Ghana and Mali have in common? a. They both traded gold and copper. b. They both traded ivory. c. They were both in East and traded iron products. d. They were both in West and traded salt and gold. 23. According to the chart, what was the capital of the earliest empire? a. Adulis b. Gao c. Saleh d. Timbuktu Indicate whether the statement is true or false. 24. Powerful n states such as Ghana and Mali had strong central governments. a. True b. False 25. In Mali, only the king and his family could wear clothing that was sewn. a. True b. False Powered by Cognero Page 5

6 26. According to the map, which cities were located in the Swahili settlement? 27. According to the map, through which bodies of water did the trade routes of the East n states pass? Powered by Cognero Page 6

7 Indicate the answer choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 28. According to the passage, what is common in the part of Western around Timbuktu? a. a pattern of single settlement b. a pattern of double settlements c. cities named Gao d. mosques 29. According to the passage, the settlement to the west of the contemporary city of Timbuktu was a. Christian. b. commercial. c. Muslim. d. pagan. 30. According to the passage, Timbuktu was settled a. after b. after c. before d. in the year Powered by Cognero Page 7

8 a. Ghana b. mosque c. Mansa Musa d. Bantu e. Swahili f. Ibn Battuta g. Nile h. Timbuktu 31. 's longest river 32. Arab lawyer from Morocco who reached West in a Muslim place of worship 34. the first great trading empire in Western 35. great trading center in Mali conquered by Sunni Ali in migrated throughout around 3000 BC and spread knowledge of farming and iron working 37. powerful king of Mali who spread wealth while traveling to Makkah in by 1331 meant both the culture and language of East 's coast 39. Why were camels more useful for desert travel than horses and donkeys? 40. What isolated North from the rest of the continent during medieval times? Powered by Cognero Page 8

9 Answer Key 1. c 2. a 3. d 4. d 5. d 6. a 7. b 8. b 9. d 10. a 11. b 12. b 13. d 14. a 15. True 16. False 17. True a 20. d 21. a 22. d 23. a 24. True 25. True 26. Mogadishu, Mombasa, and Kilwa were cities along the Swahili settlement. Powered by Cognero Page 9

10 27. Correct answers should include: The East n trade routes passed through the Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, Red Sea, and Indian Ocean. 28. b 29. d 30. c 31. g 32. f 33. b 34. a 35. h 36. d 37. c 38. e 39. Correct answers should include: Camels, unlike horses and donkeys, can survive the desert heat. Their humps store fat, and they can go days without water. 40. Correct answers should include: The hot, dry natural barrier of the Sahara isolated North from the rest of the continent. Powered by Cognero Page 10

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