Africa Presentation Test

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Africa Presentation  Test

Open book exam regarding the Africa presentations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following was NOT an ancient West African Empire?
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Kish

    • C. 

      Songhai

    • D. 

      Ghana

  • 2. 
    The many different tribes that are present in Africa can promote the idea that:
    • A. 

      There are few different kinds of people.

    • B. 

      Disagreements rarely occur.

    • C. 

      There are many different cultures throughout the continent.

    • D. 

      There are very few languages in Africa.

  • 3. 
    Sonni Ali was a leader of which religious group in Africa?
    • A. 

      Muslims and non-Muslims in the Songhai Empire.

    • B. 

      Christians in London.

    • C. 

      Shiites in Saudi Arabia

    • D. 

      Greek believers of Poseidon.

  • 4. 
    What type of landform is located in the square?
    • A. 

      Savanna

    • B. 

      Jungle

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Coastal plain

  • 5. 
    (Use the definition to find the correct word)"a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites"The word that defines this definition is:
    • A. 

      Apartheid

    • B. 

      Racial harmony

    • C. 

      Population integration

    • D. 

      Assimilation

  • 6. 
    Which statement best describes this political cartoon?
    • A. 

      Africa is like a blanket

    • B. 

      Europeans never set foot on African land

    • C. 

      European countries were all fighting to control Africa and set up colonies.

    • D. 

      Europe had very little influence on the development of Africa.

  • 7. 
    Why do civilizations develop around rivers?
    • A. 

      The river provides a goo method transportation to neighboring villages

    • B. 

      An attack is less likely if a village is protected by a large body of water

    • C. 

      Sources of water are good for growing crops

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Mansa Musa, Sonni Ali and Sundiata were all
    • A. 

      the All African World Cup team

    • B. 

      Leaders of West African Empires

    • C. 

      Soldiers in the army

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which west African city was a hub for trade?
    • A. 

      Cairo

    • B. 

      Mogadishu in Somalia

    • C. 

      Timbuktu

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Use the following map to answer the questionWhat can you conclude from the map below?
    • A. 

      There weren't many water ways in Africa.

    • B. 

      All of Africa's rivers eventually dump into an ocean or a sea.

    • C. 

      Rivers didn't have any influence on the growth of African civilization.

    • D. 

      Most rivers end without ever turning

  • 11. 
    Bill and Roger were on the bus going home from school one day. They overheard two children talking about Africa. Roger heard one boy saiy something that true about Africa.  Which of these following statements the boys made were FALSE?
    • A. 

      "There are several rivers that go east and west and north and south."

    • B. 

      "The first African civilizations began in West Africa"

    • C. 

      "All African tribes are all the same"

    • D. 

      "Many Animals are endangered in Africa"

  • 12. 
    Nelson Mandela was the first black African President who fought against a harsh system that divided blacks and whites. This system was called:
  • 13. 
    What do lions like to do?
    • A. 

      Hunt for prey

    • B. 

      Bounce around.

    • C. 

      Mate with other lions

    • D. 

      All the above except for letter B

  • 14. 
    Use the picture to answer the following question.Where would you find tree of this sort in Africa.
    • A. 

      Desert

    • B. 

      Rain forest

    • C. 

      Jungle

    • D. 

      Savanna

  • 15. 
    Which desert lies to the south in Africa
    • A. 

      Sahara

    • B. 

      Kalahari

    • C. 

      Mojave

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which mountain is the highest in Africa
    • A. 

      Mount Everest

    • B. 

      Mount Kilmanjaro.

    • C. 

      Mount Nubia

    • D. 

      Mount Rushmore

  • 17. 
    Which of these problems does Africa face today?
    • A. 

      Poaching

    • B. 

      Lack of fresh water and food

    • C. 

      AIDS

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Which of these is the source of the Nile River?
    • A. 

      Indian Ocean

    • B. 

      Lake Victoria

    • C. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • D. 

      Bering Sea

  • 19. 
    Which of these is true?
    • A. 

      Africa is the second largest country in the world

    • B. 

      Africa is the largest country in Europe

    • C. 

      Africa is the second largest continent in the world

    • D. 

      Africa does not have any countries in it

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