Africa Ch. 1/2 Test

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  • 1. 
    Much of Africa's land is used for?
    • A. 

      Commercial Farming

    • B. 

      Subsistence farming

    • C. 

      Cash Crops

    • D. 

      Rift

  • 2. 
    A common landform in the Africa?
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Nomad

    • C. 

      Rift

    • D. 

      Plateau

  • 3. 
    Africa's location near the Equator, its elevation, and its relationship to large bodies of water and landforms affect its???
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Archaeology

  • 4. 
    Most of Africa's workers are employed in??
    • A. 

      Trading

    • B. 

      Mining

    • C. 

      Manufacturing

    • D. 

      Farming

  • 5. 
    The Nile, the Congo, the Zambezi, and the Niger are names of what?
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Rift valley

    • C. 

      Rivers

    • D. 

      Oceans

  • 6. 
    Why is it impossible for ships to sail from Africa's interior to the sea?
    • A. 

      Waterfalls or rapids interrupt the rivers flow

    • B. 

      Mountains interrupt the rivers flow

    • C. 

      Rift valley's interrupt the rivers flow

    • D. 

      Tributaries interrupt the rivers flow

  • 7. 
    Why are African countries diversifying their economies?
    • A. 

      To protect against economic hardships

    • B. 

      To focus on one important cash crop

    • C. 

      To produce only one major mineral each year

    • D. 

      To produce only goods that are made in factories

  • 8. 
    The earliest humans in Africa got their food by?
    • A. 

      Trading and hunting

    • B. 

      Farming and gathering

    • C. 

      Hunting and gathering

    • D. 

      Farming and gathering

  • 9. 
    Able to read and write
    • A. 

      Plantation

    • B. 

      Literate

    • C. 

      Colonize

    • D. 

      City-state

  • 10. 
    Why did Europeans build empires in Africa after the end of the African slave trade?
    • A. 

      To redesign African borders

    • B. 

      To unite the African people

    • C. 

      Because they were overcrowded in Europe

    • D. 

      For the natural resources

  • 11. 
    A serious environmental problem facing Africa today is a decrease in the...
    • A. 

      Crop harvest

    • B. 

      Size of the desert

    • C. 

      Amount of fertile land

    • D. 

      Number of trees that are planted

  • 12. 
    How did WWII affect Africa?
    • A. 

      It inspired Africans to demand their independence and freedom

    • B. 

      It increased trade between Africa and the United States

    • C. 

      It decreased the growth of cash crops

    • D. 

      Size of the desert

  • 13. 
    To settle an areas and take over its government is called?
    • A. 

      Literate

    • B. 

      Colonize

    • C. 

      Plantation

    • D. 

      Ethnic group

  • 14. 
    A religious journey is called a pilgrimage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What was the major effect of slavery on Africa?
    • A. 

      Plantations

    • B. 

      Lost most of population and skilled workers

    • C. 

      Not trading as equals

    • D. 

      Lost resources

  • 16. 
    What is the main reason for the low life expectancy in Africa?
    • A. 

      HIV

    • B. 

      Lack of food

    • C. 

      Sleeping sickness

    • D. 

      Childhood disease

  • 17. 
    How can Mt. Kilimanjaro's peak be snow covered all year long when it is close the Equator?
    • A. 

      Climate

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Nearness to water

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 18. 
    Africa's four regions are North, Central + Southern, West, and ...
    • A. 

      Middle Africa

    • B. 

      North + Central Africa

    • C. 

      East Africa

    • D. 

      North western Africa

  • 19. 
    Africa's tallest mountain is NOT Mt. Kilimanjaro.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Africa is called the "Plateau continent" because most of the continent is raised land.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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