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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What city is Sundiata traveling toward in order to battle with Soumaoro?
2. Who does Fassyky claim should pay the price for Soumaoro's evils?
3. Who is Siara Kouman Konaty?
4. Why is Soumaoro's army surprised by Sundiata's army?
5. Who first spots the Malian merchants in Mema?
Essay Topic 1
The role of fate plays a large part in Sundiata's rise to power. Explain why the people believed it was Sundiata's fate to rule Mali, and briefly explain three obstacles that stood in the way of Sundiata reaching the fate that had been laid out for him.
Essay Topic 2
Soumaoro and Sundiata had an almost lifelong battle with one another, culminating in two memorable battles - one when Sundiata was a boy, and one when he was man. First, explain the battle Sundiata won against Soumaoro when he was a boy, and explain what effect that battle had on Sundiata as he grew. Then, explain the battle Sundiata found himself in with Soumaoro as an adult. How did the childhood battle prepare Sundiata for the rematch in his adulthood?
Essay Topic 3
Sundiata goes through a significant change during the time he is a teenager. Briefly describe what Sundiata was like as a child, and compare / contrast that to what he was like as an adult. What small event proved to be the turning point in Sundiata's first rise to power?
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