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1. Which of the following is a correct statement about Swahili?
A. It was a culture reflecting a mixture of Indian and African influences.

B. As a language, it employed Bantu grammar and Arabic linguistic terms.

C. The term derives from the Arab word for “jungle.”

D. It was exclusively a written language.

is it B


2. The San:
A. was the largest tribal grouping in West Africa.

B. kept the Bantu out of their lands for eight centuries by using a guerrilla war strategy.

C. created the largest city in southern Africa in the eleventh century.

D. linguistically were related to the Khoi, distinguished by the use of “clicking” sounds.


im confused between A and D

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  1. Swahili incorporates a lot of Arab words as well as words from languages that arrived even later.

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  2. The Bantu eventually took over South Africa, driving the San into the desert. I am not sure how long it took. I am not aware of them building cities. That does not seem their thing at all.

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  3. are you suggesting that both of my answers are wrong?

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