African Review Quiz

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9th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

This is a review quiz for the Africa unit in Ms. Hempson's 9th grade Global class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The animist religions, which are widespread throughout Africa, share a belief in.....
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      The importance of the spirits of nature

    • C. 

      The writings of Mohammed

    • D. 

      Making a pilgrimage to Jerusalem

  • 2. 
    One major effect of the European slave trade on Africa was that the slave trade...
    • A. 

      Made many interior African tribes more wealthy because they sold coastal tribes to the slave ships

    • B. 

      Led to a rapid decrease of tribal wars

    • C. 

      Caused many African kingdoms fall apart

    • D. 

      Increased the number of trade routes across the Sahara

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Black Man's Burden

    • B. 

      Cultural Diffusion

    • C. 

      Tribalism

    • D. 

      Social Darwinism

  • 4. 
    Europeans became interested in Africa after 1880 because they...
    • A. 

      Were looking for a new route to India

    • B. 

      Needed slaves and ivory

    • C. 

      Wanted raw materials and markets

    • D. 

      Wanted to help the Africans

  • 5. 
    All of the following are true about the kingdoms of West Africa (Ghana, Mali, Songhai) except which statement?
    • A. 

      The kingdoms became walthy from gold-salt trade

    • B. 

      The governments were poorly run- there was no legal code or common language

    • C. 

      The kingdoms became centers of learning Mali

    • D. 

      Mali and Songhai accepted Islam as their religion

  • 6. 
    What religion spread to western Africa across trade routes and had the biggest impact on their culture?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Animism

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 7. 
    Which of the following best is not true about many African nations today?
    • A. 

      Many African nations have cash-crop economies

    • B. 

      Many African nations are economically dependent

    • C. 

      Many African nations have the money to build infrastructure but can not because of tribalism

    • D. 

      Many African nations are in debt

  • 8. 
    I am a bishop from South Africa who encouraged developed nations to place economic sanctions on my country to help end Apartheid.
    • A. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • B. 

      Desmond Tutu

    • C. 

      Steve Beko

    • D. 

      Mansa Musa