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African History Quiz

Can you answer these questions about the history of africa?
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Last updated: March 15, 2019
First submittedMarch 15, 2019
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Big tomb structures build in ancient Egypt
Pyramids
Ancient Sudanese kingdom
Kush
People group, which migrated from Cameroon to large parts of southern Africa
Bantu
Rival city of Rome located in Tunisia
Carthage
Famous General from that city in the 2. Punic War
Hannibal Barca
King of Mali and one of the richest persons of all times
Mansa Musa
Niger River empire, which conquered large parts of the Mali Empire
Songhai
Import center of scholarship in this empire
Timbuktu
Powerful medieval kingdom centered in the Chad Basin
Kanem
Scholar from Morocco, who visited many countries in the 14.Century
Ibn Battuta
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Country which was ruled by the Solomonid Dynasty from 1270 to 1974
Ethiopia
Last Emperor of this Dynasty
Haile Selassie
First European nation to explore and colonize Africa
Portugal
Name for Dutch settlers in South Africa
Boers
Belgian king responsible for the slaugthering of millions in the Congo
Leopold II
International conference discussing the partition of Africa between colonial powers
Berlin Conference
Year of Africa, where large parts were decolonized
1960
Country, where the Mau Mau Uprising took place
Kenya
Name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 1971 and 1997
Zaire
First black president of South Africa
Nelson Mandela
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