Wonder #2873: Who Was Queen Nzinga?

Question 1 of 3

When Queen Nzinga and those loyal to her fled west to escape the Portuguese, what was the name of the new state they founded?

  1. Luanda
  2. Ndongo
  3. Matamba
  4. Angola

Question 2 of 3

Why were Portuguese colonizers targeting the Ndongo people?

  1. to convert them to Christianity
  2. to enslave people and find silver
  3. to provide food during a famine
  4. to battle the Netherlands

Question 3 of 3

Why did Mbandi, the king of the Ndonga people, ask for Nzinga’s help when they were under attack by the Portuguese?

  1. she was a skilled negotiator
  2. she was related to the Portuguese by marriage
  3. Mbandi needed more Portuguese made weapons
  4. she was a Christian like the Portuguese

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