Quiz Over Mulholland Reading Pg.1-7: South African Apartheid

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Quiz over Mulholland Reading pg. 1-7: South African Apartheid


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  • 1. 
    Who is Daniel Francois Malan?
    • A. 

      He was the first minister of the Dutch Reformed church

    • B. 

      He became Prime Minister of South Africa in 1948 after WWII and began an apartheid state.

    • C. 

      He became Prime Minister of South Africa in 1948 and ended apartheid in South Africa.

    • D. 

      He became Prime Minister of South Africa in 1948 and advocated for equality for Zulus and Khoisan peoples.

  • 2. 
    In the beginning of Dutch settlement, there was cooperation between the new settlers and the indigenous people. However, as more land was obtained by the Dutch farmers, they brought in slaves from the East Indies and this affected the attitudes of some settlers. Color began to be associated with menial workers. Eventually many Khokhoi became servants and the San were  ________________________. 
    • A. 

      Their owners

    • B. 

      Their rivals

    • C. 

      Persecuted and often killed

    • D. 

      Given a position of privilege

  • 3. 
    When the Dutch settlers moved farther eastward, they faced the Xhosa people. Over time, tensions rose and _____________________. 
    • A. 

      War broke out between the Xhosa and the Dutch settlers.

    • B. 

      Disease took over the Xhosa

    • C. 

      The Xhosa also became slaves to the Dutch

    • D. 

      The Xhosa liberated the Khoikhoi

  • 4. 
    The Hottentot Codes were ____________________ , and had been introduced in 1809 by Lord Caledon. 
    • A. 

      A series of rules of conduct for all settlers in the region

    • B. 

      A series of laws regarding the regulation of land use by the settlers

    • C. 

      Regulations regarding the grazing cattle in the area

    • D. 

      Strict regulations, including the carrying of passes

  • 5. 
    Britain abolished slavery in what year?
    • A. 

      1809

    • B. 

      1820

    • C. 

      1833

    • D. 

      1890

  • 6. 
    The Great Trek was the journey ______________________.
    • A. 

      By Afrikaner farmers, the 'Voortrekkers,' going north in search for more land and getting away from war-torn Cape and the British control.

    • B. 

      By Xhosa farmers, the 'Voortrekkers,' going north in search for more land and getting away from war-torn Cape and the Dutch control.

    • C. 

      By British farmers, the 'Voortrekkers,' going north in search for more land and getting away from war-torn Cape and the Dutch control.

    • D. 

      By Xhosa farmers, the 'Voortrekkers,' going north in search for more land and getting away from war-torn Cape.

  • 7. 
    Two major rivers in South Africa are the _______ and the ________ Rivers. Area beyond these two rivers was granted to the Boers (Dutch settlers) in 1852 and 1854 so the Orange Free State and the South African Republic (Transvaal) came into being. 
    • A. 

      Xho, Cree

    • B. 

      Mohawk, Khoi

    • C. 

      Orange, Vaal

    • D. 

      Vaal, Khoikhoi

  • 8. 
    The Boer Republics were left alone by the British until ________ and ________ were discovered there and the British began to form a federation to formally control both Orange Free State and Transvaal. This was done by joining four republics. The British hoped this would keep out German influence as well. 
    • A. 

      Minerals, water sources

    • B. 

      Diamonds, fish

    • C. 

      Diamonds, gold

    • D. 

      Plutonium, copper

  • 9. 
    After South African Republic (Transvaal) was annexed, or added to South Africa, the British fought wars against the independent black kingdoms of South Africa, such as __________and _____________. 
    • A. 

      Xhosa and Khoiland

    • B. 

      Lesotho and Khoiland

    • C. 

      Khoisaland and Transvaal

    • D. 

      Zululand and Lesotho

  • 10. 
    The two Boer Wars were between the Dutch settlers, the Boers, and the British in the years _______ and ____________. By the end of the second war, most Afrikaners had come to despise the British administration and the way in which the wars had been conducted. The scorched- __________ policy ordered by the leader of the British forces, General Kitchner, had destroyed their farms.  The deaths of 25,000 women and children in concentration camps had left them bitter and resentful. 
    • A. 

      1880-81 and 1899-1902

    • B. 

      1880-81 and 1899-1902, earth

    • C. 

      1880-81 and 1899-1900, building

    • D. 

      1830-31 and 1895-1900, earth

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