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Mali Empire Quiz

Take this quiz to see how much you know about the Mali Empire.

Quiz

Take this quiz to see how much you know about the Mali Empire.

1. Who was the founder of the Mali Empire?

2. What city was considered a center of learning during the Mali Empire?

3. What is a pilgrimage to Mecca called?

4. Timbuktu is located near what major river in Africa?

5. The rulers of the Mali Empire were followers of what religion?

6. Invaders from what country ransacked Timbuktu in 1593?

  • France
  • Morocco
  • Italy
  • Indonesia

7. Where was the Mali Empire located?

  • in western Africa
  • on the Horn of Africa
  • in the Middle East
  • in southern Africa

8. Which was NOT used as currency in the Mali Empire?

  • gold
  • salt
  • copper
  • diamonds

9. What were infantrymen, or soldiers, in the Mali Empire called?

  • amazons
  • cossacks
  • sofas
  • conquistadors

10. Who was NOT a leader of the Mali Empire?

  • Ibn Battuta
  • Sundiata
  • Mansa Musa
  • Mansa Souleyman

1. Who was the founder of the Mali Empire?
Sundiata

2. What city was considered a center of learning during the Mali Empire?
Timbuktu

3. What is a pilgrimage to Mecca called?
a hajj

4. Timbuktu is located near what major river in Africa?
Niger River

5. The rulers of the Mali Empire were followers of what religion?
Islam

6. Invaders from what country ransacked Timbuktu in 1593?
Morocco

7. Where was the Mali Empire located?
in western Africa

8. Which was NOT used as currency in the Mali Empire?
diamonds

9. What were infantrymen, or soldiers, in the Mali Empire called?
sofas

10. Who was NOT a leader of the Mali Empire?
Ibn Battuta

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