Apartheid And South Africa Quiz! Test

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What do you know about apartheid and South Africa? Would this quiz be interesting to you? Apartheid was a structure of institutionalized racial segregation in South Africa from 1948 until the early 1990s. Apartheid was characterized by a totalitarian political culture based on white supremacy, which permitted the country to be overtaken politically, socially, and economically. If you choose to learn more about Apartheid and South Africa, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following apply to Nelson Mandela?
    • A. 

      Jailed for 27 years

    • B. 

      ANC

    • C. 

      Kicked off the train

    • D. 

      Banned in South Africa for his work on the Defiance Campaign

  • 2. 
    Black South Africans were allowed to choose if they wanted to carry their passbook.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The British were the first Europeans to settle in South Africa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Political activist jailed, then beaten to death for fighting apartheid.
    • A. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • B. 

      Desmond Tutu

    • C. 

      Steven Biko

    • D. 

      Gandhi

  • 5. 
    Which of the following did black South Africans experience during apartheid?
    • A. 

      Passbooks

    • B. 

      High standard of living

    • C. 

      Homelands

    • D. 

      Interracial Marriage

    • E. 

      Banned marriage between "Europeans" and "non-Europeans"

    • F. 

      Group Areas

    • G. 

      Freedom to live where they wanted

    • H. 

      Police brutality

    • I. 

      Segregated facilities

  • 6. 
    When did apartheid start?
    • A. 

      When the Dutch arrived in 1652

    • B. 

      When the British gave South Africa its independence in 1910

    • C. 

      With the election of the National Party in 1948

  • 7. 
    The Boer War was between the British and the Dutch Afrikaners and began when gold was discovered in South Africa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following connect to the Soweto Uprising?
    • A. 

      20,000 students attended

    • B. 

      The protest remained peaceful through the duration of the day

    • C. 

      The police shot protesters

    • D. 

      The protesters threw rocks and burned down government buildings

    • E. 

      The world was unaware of what happened in Soweto

    • F. 

      The killing of children brought world attention to the situation in South Africa

  • 9. 
    Mandela refused to work with DeKlerk, the National Party president of South Africa, to end apartheid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In jail, Mandela was very obedient and obeyed all laws the guards established.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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