West African Empires
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The region of Africa with open grasslands and scattered trees is the
    answer choices
    Sahara
    Sahel
    Savanna
    Rainforest
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. The main river that the Ghana empire started around:
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    Nile
    Niger
    Volta
    Tigris
  • Question 3
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    Q. How did Ghana profit from outsiders?
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    Capturing slaves
    Finding gold mines
    Taxing trade
    Selling fish
  • Question 4
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    Q. What brought Islam to West Africa?
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    War
    Trade
    Emporers
    Crusades
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was Mansa Musa?
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    First Emperor of Songhai
    Moroccan Muslim Traveler
    Greatest Ruler of Mali
    Griot
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Taghaza in North Africa was known for its deposits of what substance?
    answer choices
    salt
    gold
    iron
    ore
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Mansa Musa is most famous for..?
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    converting to Christianity
    making a pilgrimage to Mecca
    ruling Songhai
    not being an efficient leader
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Ghana grew very rich after they took over the ___________ trade routes.
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    trans-saharan
    silk road
    sub-saharan
    european
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Salt was a biologically important mineral found where in Africa?
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    Northern Sahara desert
    the rainforest
    Zimbabwe
    the sahel
  • Question 10
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    Q. Which kingdom broke free from Mali, created an Islamic empire, and then conquered Mali?
    answer choices
    Songhai
    Ghana
    Egypt
    Mali
  • Question 11
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    Q. African villages were made up of 
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    multiple families
    one extended family
    many small towns
    people only of the same religion
  • Question 12
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    Q. West African empires were in a perfect spot to trade because they were in between 2 important natural resources:
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    silver and diamonds
    silver and gold
    gold and rice
    gold and salt
  • Question 13
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    Q. A semi-dry strip of land in Africa that divided the desert from wetter lands to the south
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    Sahara
    Sahel
    Savanna
    Rainforest
  • Question 14
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    Q.

    The Muslim leader of Mali who supported education, spread Islam, and made a famous pilgrimage to Mecca was

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    Sundiata

    Mansa Musa

    Askia the Great

    Sunni Ali

  • Question 15
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    Q. The three West African empires controlled the salt and gold trade (otherwise known as the Trans-Saharan Caravan Trade), which made them very wealthy.
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    True
    False
  • Question 16
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    Q. The rulers of Ghana taxed their citizens and banned common people from owning 
    answer choices
    gold
    gold dust
    gold nuggets
    dinosaurs
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