Africa's Physical Features And Cultures

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Physical Features Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers key physical features in Africa and its cultural problems.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the longest river in Africa and the world?
    • A. 

      Nile River

    • B. 

      Congo River

    • C. 

      Mississippi River

    • D. 

      Yangtze River

  • 2. 
    99% of the country of Zaire is in the?
    • A. 

      Nile River Basin

    • B. 

      Niger River Basin

    • C. 

      Congo River Basin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The Niger River Basin extends over how many countries?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      10

  • 4. 
    Hydroelectric power is produced by Africa's?
    • A. 

      Wind mills

    • B. 

      Major Dams

    • C. 

      Diamonds

    • D. 

      Sun power

  • 5. 
    What is the highest point in Africa?
    • A. 

      Kilimanjaro

    • B. 

      Atlas

    • C. 

      Kenya

    • D. 

      Drajensburg

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a desert in Africa?
    • A. 

      Sahara

    • B. 

      Libyan

    • C. 

      Gobi

    • D. 

      Sahel

  • 7. 
    Overgrazing and drought have led to ________ in Africa.
    • A. 

      Mass Genocide

    • B. 

      Increase in jobs

    • C. 

      Economic surplus in Africa

    • D. 

      Desertification

  • 8. 
    How many countries does the African Rain Forest cover?
  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a natural resourse in Africa?
    • A. 

      Diamands

    • B. 

      Coffee

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Peanut

  • 10. 
    Africa is the largest continent in the world?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which part of Africa was once called the "Pearl of Africa?"
    • A. 

      Uganda

    • B. 

      Somalia

    • C. 

      Sierra Leone

    • D. 

      Nigeria

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not grown in Uganda?
    • A. 

      Plantains

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Cassava

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    What is Uganda's number one export?
    • A. 

      Coffee

    • B. 

      Plantains

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Corn

  • 14. 
    Which of the following describes the physical features of Rwanda and Burundi?
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Hills

    • C. 

      High Plateaus

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    _________ made it illegal for different races and ethnic groups to mix, thus limiting the rights of blacks in South Africa.
    • A. 

      Genocide

    • B. 

      Aparthied

    • C. 

      The Kimberley Process

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    What is a Conflict/Blood Diamond?
    • A. 

      A red diamond found in Sierra Leone

    • B. 

      Diamonds that are illegally sold to fund civil wars and rebel conflicts.

    • C. 

      Any diamond that comes from Africa

    • D. 

      Stolen Diamonds

  • 17. 
    Human rights groups believe that conflict diamonds are still a problem today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which country purchases the greatest amount of diamonds?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 19. 
    ________ requires that diamond shipments to be accompanied by certificates stating they were not mined in countries at war.
  • 20. 
    How has the current situation in Darfur effected the population?
    • A. 

      400,000 Dead

    • B. 

      2.5 million dispaced

    • C. 

      10,000 dying every month

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    What militia is sponsored by the Sudan government?
    • A. 

      Hamas

    • B. 

      Janjaweed

    • C. 

      Africa military

    • D. 

      Africa Militia

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not a current threat in Darfur?
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Espionage

    • C. 

      Rape

    • D. 

      Starvation

  • 23. 
    Which of the following have responded to the problem in Darfur?
    • A. 

      NATO

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 24. 
    Why are their so many civilians in Somalia turning to piracy?
    • A. 

      Lack of Government

    • B. 

      Illegal fishermen fishing their waters

    • C. 

      Starvation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    The pirates are preventing ships from entering the Gulf of Aden. What is the significance of this passage way?
    • A. 

      Great fishing waters

    • B. 

      The only passage way to the Red Sea

    • C. 

      Trade route for Asia and Africa

    • D. 

      The diamond trade

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