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AFRICAN KINGDOMS Chapter 7 World History/Geography
TRUE OR FALSE? Kush declined because of the rise of Axum.
TRUE OR FALSE? Axum had peaceful relations with its Muslim neighbors for hundreds of years.
What was the first great West African trading state?
Songhai was invaded by the forces of the sultan of what country?
TRUE OR FALSE? Women were the dominant force in African village life.
TRUE OR FALSE? Swahili was a mixture of Bantu and Indian.
After ____, Africa is the largest of the continents. a.Asia b.Europe c.North American d.South America
Axum owed much of its prosperity to a.King Zambezi b.Its water c.Its export of bananas d.Its location along the Red Sea
D. Its location along the Red Sea
The Berber camel caravans became known as a.“thirsty people” b.“fleets of the desert” c.“masters of the sand” d.“backbone of trade”
B. “fleets of the desert”
Mali was established by this ruler.
Descent was traced through the mother.
A ____is a group of independent villages organized by clans and led by a local ruler or clan head. a.Renegade society b.Kilwa c.Stateless society d.Bantu
C. Stateless society
The Bantu communities were based on a.Subsistence farming which meant they grew crops for personal use, not for trade. b.The transport of goods by camel caravans across the deserts between trading cultures. c.Gold mining d.The fundamentals of Christianity, which they learned from shipwrecked Syrian sailors.
A. Subsistence farming
The ___is the largest desert on Earth.
What was the official religion of Axum?
The people of Ghana often traded their gold for a.Iron, b.Salt, c.Camels, d.peanuts
Islam was slow to spread in East Africa because a.Most of the cultures there lacked a written language b.Many of Islam’s beliefs conflicted with traditional African beliefs and customs. c.Few Muslim traders could speak Arabic d.Those who tried to convert Africans to Islam were often thought to be evil and were killed
B. Conflicted with traditional African beliefs and customs.
Axum was founded as a colony of a.Persians b.Arabs c.Phoenicians d.Romans
The language family of farming peoples who moved east was a.Bantu b.Swahili c.Kilwa d.Ghana
All of the following are eastern African port cities EXCEPT a.Mogadishu b.Mombasa c.Timbuktu d.Kilwa
From about 1300 to 1450, the most powerful state in southern Africa was a.Zimbabwe b.Timbuktu c.Bantu d.Ghana
What modern state in Africa was home to the Axum civilization?
Who conquered the Kush in 663 B.C.E?
What city in western Africa was recognized as one of the intellectual capitals of the Muslim world?
Which of the following was not considered an accomplishment of Mansa Musa? a.He defeated the son of Sunni Ali b.He doubled the size of the kingdom. c.He created a strong central government d.He divided the kingdom into provinces ruled by governors whom he appointed.
a. He defeated the son of Sunni Ali
Trading merchants of Ghana often became wealthy. Kings prospered because they imposed ___on goods that ___or___the kingdom.