Berlin Conference— How Much Did You Learn?

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  • 1. 
    When was the Berlin Conference?
    • A. 

      1950-1951

    • B. 

      1884-1885

    • C. 

      1869-1870

    • D. 

      1785- 1786

  • 2. 
    Who hosted the Berlin Conference?
    • A. 

      Otto von Bismarck

    • B. 

      King Leopold II

    • C. 

      Henry Morton Stanley

    • D. 

      George Washington Williams

  • 3. 
    There were Africans present at the Berlin Conference to discuss the future of Africa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Check all answers that apply.What were the motives of the Africa conquest?
    • A. 

      Rich resources and African land

    • B. 

      African Labor

    • C. 

      Expansion of Influence and Colony building

    • D. 

      Counterattacking the expansion of others

  • 5. 
    Which Nation acquired the most African land at the end of the "scramble"?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      None. Africa remained mostly independent.

  • 6. 
    The Berlin Act did not allow for countries to claim African land simply by name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How many representatives of separate countries were at the Berlin Conference?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 8. 
    The Europeans enforced slave labor and slave trade in their African Colonies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Assimilation, a ruling method adopted by the French, caused much tension as chiefs were put in a delicate position of pleasing both their people and their European superiors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Check all answers that apply.What were the successes of the colonization of Africa?
    • A. 

      Installation of Modern Infrastructure

    • B. 

      Wars

    • C. 

      Political instability

    • D. 

      African development and Independence

    • E. 

      Soil Erosion

  • 11. 
    Africa was dominated with honest negotiation and fair subjugation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    How many African countries were left independent after the "scramble"?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      Only 2 were conquered.

    • D. 

      None. All of Africa was conquered.

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