A Quiz On Africa For Intellectuals

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A Quiz On Africa For Intellectuals

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most densly populated area of Africa is the area near
    • A. 

      The Nile River

    • B. 

      The Congo River

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      The Sahara Desert

  • 2. 
    Remains of the earliest man were found in
    • A. 

      The Congo River Basin

    • B. 

      The Nile River Valley

    • C. 

      The Great Rift Valley

    • D. 

      The Suez Canal

  • 3. 
    The Nile River is unique because
    • A. 

      It spand the entire continent of Africa

    • B. 

      It flows upward instead of down

    • C. 

      The water carries a red tint from the Red Sea

    • D. 

      People live in boat houses up and down the river

  • 4. 
    Which of the following diseases is no longer prevalent in Africa?
    • A. 

      AIDS

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Sleeping Sickness

    • D. 

      Smallpox

  • 5. 
    The area hardest hit by the AIDS epidemic in Africa is
    • A. 

      The Sahara

    • B. 

      Southern Africa

    • C. 

      Central Africa

    • D. 

      All across Africa

  • 6. 
    Colonialism in Africa has had very little to do with the problems the countries must endure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    "The Hotel Rwanda" depicts the genocide of the Tusi people in Africa at the hands of the Hutu.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Nile River is equal in size to the Mississippi River.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The United States is three times larger than Africa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Rainforest in Africa spans more land than the Sahara Desert. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Desertification is the process people go through to adapt to the harsh conditions in the desert. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Diseases caused by unsafe drinking water kills a child every 20 seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    One of the biggest causes for the declining numbers of animals living on the African savannahs is shooting and poisoning by cattle ranchers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Extreme poverty is calculated to be living on $3 a day. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The land of Africa is varied with rolling hills, mountain peaks, deserts, and a wide range of temperatures and precipitation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False