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The connections of West Africa with the Mediterranean world is a very old one, which long predates the rise of Islam in the late 6th century CE. Several centuries before the rise of the Roman Empire, the Greek historian Herodotus (c. 484 - 425BCE) wrote of peoples in Africa. Herodotus wrote repeatedly of the peoples of the Nile Valley, stressing that many of them were Black Africans, and suggesting connections with people further to the west. Rock art from this period, later, suggests the existence of wheeled chariots south of what is now the Sahara, and suggest a connection with the Mediterranean world.

The Connections of West Africa

Question 392 (2 of 3 Based on Passage)

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Introduction to which among the given options change the African commercial life.

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Introduction to the bullock cart.

b.

Introduction of the camel to Northern Africa and the Sahara.

c.

Introduction of the elephant in Northern Africa and Sahara.

d.

Introduction to motorized boats, which facilitated the entry of goods into the remote corner in Africa.

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 393 (3 of 3 Based on Passage)

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What was the role of Bantu migrations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Choice (5)Response

a.

They are warrior tribes their migration in Sub-Saharan Africa impacted the trade negatively.

b.

Bantu peoples are hard-working peoples; they are mainly involved in agriculture activities, which in turn increase the trade.

c.

Bantu peoples are traditional people; they practice agriculture through old and traditional methods.

d.

The migration of Bantu speaking people facilitated the transmission of iron technologies and agricultural techniques.

e.

None of the above

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Ming Dynasty

′ The Chinese are all infidels: they worship images, and bum their dead just like che Hindus. The King of China is a Tartar, and one of the descendants of Ghenghis Khan … In all the Chinese provinces, there is a town for the Muslims, and in this, they reside. They also have cells, colleges, and mosques, and are made much of by the Kings of China …

When we approached this city of Hangzhou its judge, the leaders of Islamism, and the great merchants met us. The (Muslims) are exceedingly numerous here. This whole city is surrounded by a wall: a wall also surrounds each of the six Idisnicts of Hangzhou, in the first reside the guards, with their commander. I was told that, in the muster rolls, these amourn to twelve thousand … In the second division are the Jews, Christians, and the Turks who worship the sun: these are numerous, their number is not known: and theirs is the most beautiful city. Their streets are well disposed, and their great men are exceedingly wealthy. There are in the city a great number of Muslims) , with some of whom I resided for fifteen days; and was treated most ihonorablyl … ″ ibn Banuta, ibyages, 1332 — 1346 C. E.

Question 394 (1 of 4 Based on Passage)

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As per the information mentioned in the excerpt, the Mongol administration of its

Russian spheres in the period 600 to 1450 C. E. varied in that.

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Choice (5)Response

a.

It facilitated the Russian export of trade commodities to China, while the Mongol government in China deliberately decreased the Chinese economic activity

b.

It was glimpsed admiringly by its subjects; on the other hand, the Mongol administration in China faced considerable domestic chaos

c.

It depended heavily on homage from the principalities of Russian, while the Mongol administration in China imitated a centralized Chinese bureaucratic nation.

d.

It was mainly tolerant towards Orthodox Christianity, while the Mongol government in China supported many religious beliefs

e.

All of the above

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