World Geography Africa Unit 6

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World Geography Africa Unit 6

Quiz over Geographic features, places and terms


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ________ emerged in Ethiopia in the A.D. 100s.
    • A. 

      Aksum

    • B. 

      Masai

    • C. 

      Mutapa Empire

    • D. 

      Mali Empire

    • E. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 2. 
    _________, or marketplaces, are common features of life in North Africa.
    • A. 

      Rai

    • B. 

      Souks

    • C. 

      Oasis

    • D. 

      Ottoman

  • 3. 
    The Berlin Conference was held during which years?
    • A. 

      1884-1885

    • B. 

      1885-1886

    • C. 

      1876-1878

    • D. 

      1881-1882

    • E. 

      1882-1883

  • 4. 
    Who led the Ethiopian forces to defeat the Italians in 1896?
    • A. 

      King George lll

    • B. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • C. 

      Menelik l

    • D. 

      Menelik ll

    • E. 

      Constantinople

  • 5. 
    The Kikuyu are the largest ethnic group in Africa.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    AIDS has become a pandemic.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    A __________ is an uncontrollable outbreak of a disease affecting a large population over a wide geographic area.
  • 8. 
    Which of the following countries is known as the "gift of the Nile"?
    • A. 

      Cameroon

    • B. 

      Sudan

    • C. 

      Somalia

    • D. 

      Eritrea

    • E. 

      Egypt

  • 9. 
    A god-king in Egypt is known as the
    • A. 

      King

    • B. 

      Pharaoh

    • C. 

      God

    • D. 

      Prince

  • 10. 
    __________ region of Africa has been invaded and occupied by many people and empires from outside Africa. (The answer is of the five regions of Africa in chapter 19)
  • 11. 
    What is a major cultural and religious influence in North Africa?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Buddhism

    • E. 

      Hunduism

  • 12. 
    West Africa includes:
    • A. 

      Benin

    • B. 

      Chad

    • C. 

      Haiti

    • D. 

      Lesotho

    • E. 

      Both A & B

  • 13. 
    Three major trading empires in West Africa were:
    • A. 

      Ghana, Mali, Roman

    • B. 

      Roman, Ottoman, Mali

    • C. 

      Ghana, Mali, Songhai

    • D. 

      Songhai, Mali, Ottoman

  • 14. 
    A _____________ is one in which people rely on family lineages to govern themselves, rather than an elected government or monarch.
  • 15. 
    Ghana's economy mostly relies on the export of:
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Diamonds

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Oil

    • E. 

      A, B, C

  • 16. 
    Who was the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo from 1967-1997?
    • A. 

      Mobutu Sese Seko

    • B. 

      George Rutaganda

    • C. 

      Fidel Castro

    • D. 

      Amadou Toumani Toure

    • E. 

      Mikhail Sakasvili

  • 17. 
    The ______________ are famous for their work in weaving colorful asasia.
  • 18. 
    Much of Central Africa's art has reflected attitudes towards colonialism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Is Angola a part of Southern Africa? (yes or no)
  • 20. 
    Around 1000, the Shona established a city called _______ in what is now the country of Zimbabwe.
    • A. 

      Cairo

    • B. 

      Windhoek

    • C. 

      Mutapa Empire

    • D. 

      Great Zimbabwe

    • E. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 21. 
    _______: complete separation of the races.
    • A. 

      Apartheid

    • B. 

      Integration

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      Neither A or B

  • 22. 
    When did the apartheid begin in South Africa?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      Around 1800's

  • 23. 
    What movement of people helped to bring a sense of unity of language to much of Africa?
  • 24. 
    Several nations in Africa are called "_________" countries, because they rely only on one or two principle commodities.
  • 25. 
    Lack of clean water supply/sanitation can lead to
    • A. 

      AIDS

    • B. 

      HIV

    • C. 

      Cholera

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