Ch. 24 Sec 1 South Africa Geography

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 107

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South Africa Quizzes & Trivia

South Africa is a great country by the ocean where a lot of rare minerals can be found. A plateau covers the largest part of South Africa and the Great Escarpment separates it from surrounding areas. See what more you understood on South Africa geography by taking this quiz on Ch. 24 sec 1.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    TRUE or FALSE: An escarpment is the steep edge of a river or stream.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Water from the Okavango River flows from Angola into a huge basin in Botswana.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    The large plateau and mountains of Southern Africa are known as the veld.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
    TRUE or FALSE:The wettest area in the region is the east coast of Madagascar.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Southern Africa has very few mineral resources.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE