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Africa

Quiz by Haley Martin

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32 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the main river that runs through this area of Central Africa?
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    Volga River
    Senegal River
    Congo River
    Niger River
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  • Q2
    What environmental process causes the soil to lose nutrients by overusing it?
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    Deforestation
    Irrigation
    Desertification
    Drought
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  • Q3
    What is responsible for spreading the disease malaria in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa?
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    Rhino
    Butterfly
    Beatle
    Mosquito
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  • Q4
    How did European interference in Africa expand, even after the slave trade ended?
    European nations colonized the continent.
    Salt aided wounded warriors, and improved medicine.
    Europeans helped the region become independent economically.
    Many countries became independent, and became powerful.
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  • Q5
    What happened to many African countries after they achieved independence?
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    Bloody civil wars took place.
    The country voted to return to British rule.
    They remained united.
    Countries split permanently into two nations.
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  • Q6
    Where were the first European colonies in Africa established?
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    in the mountains
    in the savannah
    along the coast
    near the Nile River
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  • Q7
    What is the route from Africa to the Americas called?
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    The Middle Passage
    Triangular Trade
    Slave Trade
    Atlantic Passage
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  • Q8
    How did European colonization in Africa affect America?
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    African empires set up colonies in the Americas.
    Europeans no longer needed African colonies.
    Europeans brought enslaved Africans to work in Americas.
    Africans migrated to the Americas to find new opportunities.
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  • Q9
    What is ecotourism?
    Tourism that makes lots of money
    Tourism that supports conservation efforts and observe wildlife.
    Visiting economically undeveloped countries.
    Poaching and kill endangered animals
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  • Q10
    What risks are involved in mining?
    There are no risks, only rewards.
    Many people will want to steal the wealth.
    Mining does not contribute to a country’s economy.
    Erosion and danger of collapse.
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  • Q11
    What is the definition of apartheid?
    Discrimination of a religion
    A system or practice that separates people according to race or color
    The deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, or cultural group
    Unanimous dislike of one's family or friends
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  • Q12
    Where was apartheid in Africa?
    Djibouti
    Nigeria
    South Africa
    Kenya
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  • Q13
    What is it called when a stronger country uses the resources of a weaker country to enrich the stronger country?
    Discrimination
    Imperialism
    Apartheid
    Colonialism
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  • Q14
    What is the main reason why the Europeans wanted to colonize Africa?
    Scarcity of government
    Spread religion
    Abundance of natural resources
    National Pride
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  • Q15
    What is NOT an effect of colonialism?
    Conflict and unstable governments
    Caused poverty
    Poor infrastructure
    African kingdoms thrived.
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  • Q16
    What type of government is ruled by a single person with no laws limiting his/her power?
    Limited
    Unlimited
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  • Q17
    The early civilizations of Africa were great empires. Their location along waterways allowed for their wealth and power to increase. Which of these was easier for them to do because of their location along waterways?
    Trade
    Religion
    Hunting
    Industry
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  • Q18
    What was the important resource traded from North and West Africa?
    fossil fuels
    timber
    oil
    Salt
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  • Q19
    What is the longest river in the world?
    Congo
    Nile
    Victoria
    Niger
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  • Q20
    What landform is grasslands with few trees?
    Sahara
    Atlas
    Sahel
    Savannah
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