Chapter 3 Quiz: Climate And Kingdoms Of Africa

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Climate Quizzes & Trivia

Mrs. Zaber's 4th Period World Cultures


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  • 1. 
    Escarpments are:
    • A. 

      Steep cliffs

    • B. 

      Large waterfalls

    • C. 

      Rulers of Ancient Egypt

    • D. 

      Energy produced by moving water

  • 2. 
    Cataracts are:
    • A. 

      Steep cliffs

    • B. 

      Large waterfalls

    • C. 

      Rulers of Ancient Egypt

    • D. 

      Energy produced by moving water

  • 3. 
    Hydroelectric Power is:
    • A. 

      Steep cliffs

    • B. 

      Large waterfalls

    • C. 

      Rulers of Ancient Egypt

    • D. 

      Energy produced by moving water

  • 4. 
    Pharaohs are:
    • A. 

      Steep cliffs

    • B. 

      Large waterfalls

    • C. 

      Rulers of Ancient Egypt

    • D. 

      Energy produced by moving water

  • 5. 
    The tropics are:
    • A. 

      Prolonged period little or no rain

    • B. 

      Turning of semi-desert land into desert

    • C. 

      Form of writing that used symbols and pictures

    • D. 

      Area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

  • 6. 
    A drought is:
    • A. 

      Prolonged period of little or no rain

    • B. 

      Turning of semi-desert land into desert

    • C. 

      Form of writing that used pictures and symbols

    • D. 

      Area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

  • 7. 
    Hieroglyphics are:
    • A. 

      Prolonged period of little or no rain

    • B. 

      Turning of semi-desert land into desert

    • C. 

      Form of writing that used pictures and symbols

    • D. 

      Area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

  • 8. 
    Desertification is:
    • A. 

      Prolonged period of little or no rain

    • B. 

      Turning of semi-desert land into desert

    • C. 

      Form of writing that used pictures and symbols

    • D. 

      Area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

  • 9. 
    The longest river in Africa and the world is:
    • A. 

      The Congo River

    • B. 

      The Nile River

    • C. 

      The Niger River

    • D. 

      The Mississippi

  • 10. 
    The highest point in Africa is:
    • A. 

      Mount Kilimanjaro

    • B. 

      Mount Everest

    • C. 

      The Sahara Desert

    • D. 

      The Great Rift Valley

  • 11. 
    The landmark in Africa where many Hominid fossils were found is:
    • A. 

      Mount Kilimanjaro

    • B. 

      Mount Everest

    • C. 

      The Nile River

    • D. 

      The Great Rift Valley

  • 12. 
    This climate zone covers about 8% of Africa, is located near the Equator, and contains mostly rainforests:
    • A. 

      Tropical Wet Climate Zone

    • B. 

      Tropical Wet and Dry Climate Zone

    • C. 

      Desert Climate Zone

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Climate Zone

  • 13. 
    This climate zone covers about 40% of Africa and includes the Sahara, Kalahari, and Namib:
    • A. 

      Tropical Wet Climate Zone

    • B. 

      Tropical Wet and Dry Climate Zone

    • C. 

      Desert Climate Zone

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Climate Zone

  • 14. 
    This climate zone covers more than half of Africa and includes the savanna, or grasslands, which has a wet and dry season
    • A. 

      Tropical Wet Climate Zone

    • B. 

      Tropical Wet and Dry Climate Zone

    • C. 

      Desert Climate Zone

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Climate Zone

  • 15. 
    This climate zone is densely populated due to its nice weather, beaches, and fertile soil, and covers the southern tip and northern coast of Africa:
    • A. 

      Tropical Wet Climate Zone

    • B. 

      Tropical Wet and Dry Climate Zone

    • C. 

      Desert Climate Zone

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Climate Zone

  • 16. 
    Egypt and Kush both had _____________________ religions.
  • 17. 
    Axum had a ________________ religion.
  • 18. 
    Kush made new weapons out of ______________.
  • 19. 
    Egypt worshipped this god, ________________.
  • 20. 
    The early Kingdoms of Africa traded with ________________.
  • 21. 
    Describe the roles of men and women in Ancient Egypt:
  • 22. 
    At what age did teen boys and girls get married?
  • 23. 
    What was the life expectancy of Ancient Egyptians"
  • 24. 
    What kind of pets did Ancient Egyptians have?
  • 25. 
    What did Ancient Egyptians do for entertainment?
  • 26. 
    Why did Naledi and Tiro go to see Mma in Johannesburg?
  • 27. 
    What did they teach black Africans in South Africa?  Why?
  • 28. 
    Why did the baby die in the hospital?
  • 29. 
    What happened at the end of "Journey to Jo'Burg"?
  • 30. 
    What was your favorite part of the book, "Journey to Jo'Burg"?  Why?