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1.
The savannah region of Nigeria is
characterized by
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sparse vegetation
B.
high population density
C.
abundant resources
D.
large bodies of water.

2.
A major economic activity among the Nupe was
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horse breeding
B.
leather work
C.
canoe-building
D.
cattle rearing.

3.
The main features of the economy of the forest zone of Nigeria in the eighteenth century were
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pastoral farming and fishing
B.
fishing and salt-making
C.
cotton cultivation and weaving
D.
cash crop production and trading.

4.
The spread of Islam between the 11th and 14th centuries in Nigeria was largely due to
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Arab missionary activities
B.
the waging of jihads
C.
trade and commerce
D.
absence of any religion in the area.

5.
A significant effect of the Christian missionary activity in Nigeria was the
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introduction of formal education
B.
training of nationalists
C.
introduction of new crops
D.
abolition of the slave trade.

6.
An outstanding reason for the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade was
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industrial revolution
B.
nationalist agitation
C.
legitimate trade
D.
railway construction.

7.
A major factor that led to the success of the Sokoto jihad was
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military assistance from Borno
B.
lack of unity among the Hausa states
C.
the use of fire-arms by the jihadists
D.
periodic divine interventions.

8.
Which of the following was a part of the Sokoto Caliphate?
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Kukawa.
B.
Yauri.
C.
Biu.
D.
Lokoja.

9.
The legendary founder of the Kanuri was
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Ali Ghaji
B.
Idris b. Ali Katagarmabe
C.
Idris Alooma
D.
Sayf b. dhi Yazan.

10.
The Queen mother, Magira, played a prominent role in the government of the
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Hausa States
B.
Kwararafa Kingdom
C.
Kanem Borno Empire
D.
Igala Kingdom.

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