Chapter 23 Africa And The Middle East 1945-present Form B

26 Questions | Total Attempts: 69

SettingsSettingsSettings
Middle East Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 23 Africa and the Middle East 1945-Present


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    South African bishop who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984
    • A. 

      Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini

    • B. 

      Anwar el-Sadat

    • C. 

      Desmond Tutu

    • D. 

      F. W. de Klerk

  • 2. 
    South African president who decided, in 1993, to permit free democratic elections
    • A. 

      Afrikaners

    • B. 

      F. W. de Klerk

    • C. 

      Yasir Arafat C.

    • D. 

      Julius Nyerere

  • 3. 
    Egyptian president involved in the Camp David Accords
    • A. 

      Zionists

    • B. 

      Yasir Arafat

    • C. 

      Anwar el-Sadat

    • D. 

      Chinua Achebe

  • 4. 
    Nigerian novelist                           
    • A. 

      Chinua Achebe

    • B. 

      Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

    • C. 

      wabenzi

    • D. 

      F. W. de Klerk

  • 5. 
    Shah of Iran overthrown by Muslim forces
    • A. 

      Chinua Achebe

    • B. 

      wabenzi

    • C. 

      Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

    • D. 

      Zionists

  • 6. 
    East African nickname for rich people
    • A. 

      Wabenzi

    • B. 

      Zionists

    • C. 

      Afrikaners

    • D. 

      Chinua Achebe

  • 7. 
     leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority
    • A. 

      Desmond Tutu

    • B. 

      Mohammad Reza

    • C. 

      F. W. de Klerk

    • D. 

      Yasir Arafat

  • 8. 
    People who advocated that Palestine should be set aside as a home for Jews
    • A. 

      Anwar el-Sadat

    • B. 

      Zionists

    • C. 

      Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini

    • D. 

      wabenzi

  • 9. 
    South African whites of Dutch descent
    • A. 

      Afrikaners

    • B. 

      Chinua Achebe

    • C. 

      F. W. de Klerk

    • D. 

      Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini

  • 10. 
    Leader of the Islamic republic in Iran after the overthrow ofthe shah
    • A. 

      Zionists

    • B. 

      Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini

    • C. 

      Anwar el-Sadat

    • D. 

      Yasir Arafat

  • 11. 
                       Which of the following was the first African nation to gain independence from British colonial rule?
    • A. 

      Ghana

    • B. 

      Zimbabwe

    • C. 

      Algeria

    • D. 

      Somalia

  • 12. 
    Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere represents those African leaders who promoted
    • A. 

      A western-style capitalist economy.

    • B. 

      An African form of socialism.

    • C. 

      Pan-Africanism.

    • D. 

      Communism.

  • 13. 
    During 2006, more then 28 million people in Africa south of Sahara hadbecome infected with the virus that causes
    • A. 

      Malaria.

    • B. 

      AIDS.

    • C. 

      Smallpox.

    • D. 

      tuberculosis.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following became the first black president of South Africaafter spending almost 26 years in prison?
    • A. 

      Desmond Tutu

    • B. 

      JomoKenyatta

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • D. 

      F. W. de Klerk

  • 15. 
     Modern African cultures are characterized by the tension between
    • A. 

      Communist and socialist forms of government.

    • B. 

      Industrial and agrarian economic systems.

    • C. 

      Traditional ways and modern Western culture.

    • D. 

      Capitalist and socialist economic systems.

  • 16. 
    The Suez War of 1956 involved the nations of
    • A. 

      Israel, Great Britain, France, and Egypt.

    • B. 

      Israel, Egypt, the United States, and Germany.

    • C. 

      Great Britain, Egypt, the Soviet Union, and Germany.

    • D. 

      France, Syria, Egypt, and Somalia.

  • 17. 
    The term intifada, used to describe PLO protests in the 1980s for theeventual creation of an independent Palestinian state, means
    • A. 

      Uprising.

    • B. 

      Solidarity.

    • C. 

      reform.

    • D. 

      Freedom.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following nations held 52 Americans hostage for more than a year?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Israel

    • D. 

      Palestine

  • 19. 
    Tensions between Iran and Iraq have been fueled by
    • A. 

      Disputes over religious differences.

    • B. 

      Disagreements over the use of OPEC funds.

    • C. 

      Disputes over the sovereignty of Pakistan.

    • D. 

      Disagreements about U.S.-Arab relations.

  • 20. 
    Many Middle Eastern Muslims see Islamic revivalism as a     
    • A. 

      Democratic political movement.

    • B. 

      Movement to create a single, unified Islamic state.

    • C. 

      Movement to reassert Muslim identity and values.

    • D. 

      Movement to spread Islam in the Middle East.

  • 21. 
    Which African countries have the shortest life expectancy?
    • A. 

      Botswana and Kenya

    • B. 

      Kenya and South Africa

    • C. 

      Botswanan and Namibia

    • D. 

      South Africa and Namibia

  • 22. 
    Which country on the chart has the highest percentage of adults who can read?
    • A. 

      Botswana

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      Namibia

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 23. 
    According to the chart on the previous page, approximately whatproportion of natural gas consumed by the United States in 1980 wasimported from other countries?
    • A. 

      1/5

    • B. 

      1/8

    • C. 

      1/20

    • D. 

      1/50

  • 24. 
    "[The] court messengers were greatly hated in Umuofia because they were foreigners and also arrogant and high-handed. . . . They guarded the prison, which was full of men who had offended against the white man's law.. .. [The prisoners] were beaten in the prison by the kotma [guards] and made to work every morning clearing the government compound and fetching wood for the white Commissioner and the court messengers. Some of these prisoners were men of title who should be above such mean occupation. They were grieved by the indignity and mourned for their neglectedfarms."                                                                                                                               - —Chinua Achebe, Things Fall ApartAccording to the chart on the previous page, approximately what proportion of natural gas consumed by the United States in 1980 wasimported from other countries?
    • A. 

      They were rewarded for their hard work.

    • B. 

      They volunteered for manual labor.

    • C. 

      They preferred being messengers to working in the fields.

    • D. 

      They were not guilty of serious crimes.

  • 25. 
    "[The] court messengers were greatly hated in Umuofia because they were foreigners and also arrogant and high-handed. . . . They guarded the prison, which was full of men who had offended against the white man's law.. .. [The prisoners] were beaten in the prison by the kotma [guards] and made to work every morning clearing the government compound and fetching wood for the white Commissioner and the court messengers. Some of these prisoners were men of title who should be above such mean occupation. They were grieved by the indignity and mourned for their neglectedfarms."                                                                                                                               - —Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart What does the writer imply about the prisoners?
    • A. 

      They were rewarded for their hard work.

    • B. 

      They volunteered for manual labor.

    • C. 

      They preferred being messengers to working in the fields.

    • D. 

      They were not guilty of serious crimes.

Back to Top Back to top