Modern History Apartheid Quiz

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Apartheid was the darkest phase in the history of South Africa. Play this informative quiz on the modern history of apartheid. This quiz traces the history, political and sociological factors of apartheid. Nelson Mandela was the prime face of the anti-apartheid struggle. If you find this quiz didactic and revealing and it left you with some new information, then do share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the main ideological reason for the apartheid?
    • A. 

      To separate the different races in South Africa

    • B. 

      To aid the Afrikaners in completing genocide with the black people

    • C. 

      To push forward South Africa becoming a republic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    True or False: Troy Neale states that the Akrikaners believed that is was impossible for different races and cultures to live as one
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Who conducted the research into the implementation of the official policy?
    • A. 

      Prime Minister D. Malan

    • B. 

      Professor Tomlinson

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • D. 

      Dr. H.F Verwoerd

  • 4. 
    How many areas were designated for the reserves called Bantustans
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 5. 
    Blacks were allowed to enter the white areas provided they were employed and had a passbook
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    L. Thompson provides a list of the public services that were absent from the black population. Half of the quote is provided, tick which of the options you believe would be absent. "schools hospitals and public transport, reliable electricity and running water........ NOTE: There is more than one answer
    • A. 

      Public telephones

    • B. 

      Sewarge systems

    • C. 

      Access to swimming pools

    • D. 

      Access to parks and playing feilds

  • 7. 
    Professor J.P. Brits stated that the apartheid policy was a.......continually adapted to changed circumstances."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following did not belong to one of the four racial groupings during the Apartheid regime?
    • A. 

      Europeans

    • B. 

      Indians

    • C. 

      Coloreds

    • D. 

      Whites

  • 9. 
    The National Party's adoption of apartheid legislation in 1948: why?
    • A. 

      To gain independence from the British

    • B. 

      To imprison Nelson Mandela

    • C. 

      To boost the sale of gold and diamonds

    • D. 

      To maintain white control of the country

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