Ch. 21 Sec. 1 West African Geography

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West Africa Quizzes & Trivia

Most of West Africa region is located on a plateau, so most of the region has a modest elevation. This region has dense forests and very fertile lands. What more do you know about the geography of the western African region from chapter 21 sec 1? Refresh your memory by taking this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Farmers can do well in West Africa's __________, a region of tall grasses and scattered trees and shrubs.
  • 2. 
    The ____________________ is the longest and most important river in West Africa.
  • 3. 
    The strip of land that separates the Sahara Desert from wetter areas is called the _________.
  • 4. 
    Overgrazing of animals and cutting trees for firewood have contributed to ____________ in West Africa.
  • 5. 
    Found off the coast of Nigeria, ________________ is the region's most valuable natural resource.