Ch. 20 Sec 2 North Africa History & Culture Sec 3 N. Africa Today

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Ch. 20 Sec 2 North Africa History & Culture & Sec 3 North Africa Today


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Hieroglyphics formed the basis for Egypt's first writing system.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Various European powers rule most of North Africa today.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Most people in North Africa speak Arabic and practice Islam.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
    TRUE or FALSE: During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims celebrate during the day with parades and feasts.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    TRUE or FALSE: North Africa is known for its beautiful wood carving, carpets, and tile work.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    Egypt's capital and largest city is
    • A. 

      Alexandria

    • B. 

      Casablanca

    • C. 

      Cairo

    • D. 

      Tangier

  • 7. 
    Egypt's economy depends mostly on agriculture, petroleum exports, and
    • A. 

      Gold mining

    • B. 

      Tourism

    • C. 

      Steel production

    • D. 

      Foreign aid

  • 8. 
    Libya is ruled by a
    • A. 

      Foreign country

    • B. 

      Parliament

    • C. 

      Monarch

    • D. 

      Dictator

  • 9. 
    A city in which almost no taxes are placed on goods sold there is called a
    • A. 

      Free port

    • B. 

      Port oasis

    • C. 

      Free city

    • D. 

      Trade city

  • 10. 
    What is the most important resource in the Maghreb?
    • A. 

      Copper

    • B. 

      Iron ore

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Gold