WONDER #1064: Where Is Timbuktu?

Question 1 of 3

If someone says “from here to Timbuktu,” what do they probably mean?

  1. a place they don’t want to visit
  2. a popular place where lots of people spend time
  3. a factory that makes salt
  4. a place that’s very far away and difficult to reach

Question 2 of 3

Which of these is something ancient Timbuktu was known as?

  1. sugar manufacturing capital
  2. education center
  3. important trade city
  4. Both b and c

Question 3 of 3

Which country did Mali gain independence from in 1960?

  1. England
  2. Spain
  3. France
  4. Egypt

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