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Africa Unit 2 Test review

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  • Q1
    What was the main goal of the Pan-African movement in the late 1960's?
    To end Imperialism
    To end slavery
    To end Apartheid
    To unite Africans together to help solve Africa's many problems
  • Q2
    What was the name of Nelson Mandela's political party?
    Republican Party
    African National Congress
    Democratic Party
    National Party
  • Q3
    Why did President F.W. de Klerk eventually decide to repeal the apartheid laws in South Africa?
    It had accomplished all of its goals by that time.
    It never succeeded in segregating Africans from whites.
    It was hurting South Africa's economy and international reputation
  • Q4
    How did apartheid affect South Africa?
    It encouraged black South Africans to participate in govt.
    It had no effect on South Africa
    It made South Africa the most prosperous country in Africa
    Black South Africans did not have basic human rights
  • Q5
    Who was first a lawyer, admired Gandhi, and spent over 20 years on Robben Island?
    Joseph Murumbi
    Nelson Mandela
    Jomo Kenyatta
    FW de Klerk
  • Q6
    What was the main goal of the Pan-African movement in the early 20th century?
    to begin fighting for the end of imperialism in Africa
    the formation of a single government throughout Africa
    to resist communist forces in the Cold War
    To unify Africans to achieve independence
  • Q7
    Which of the following is NOT a cause of the Scramble for Africa?
    Political rivalry between European countries
    The spread of Islam
    The abundance of Natural Resources in Africa
    The geographic location of Africa
  • Q8
    Which is NOT an Effect of the Scramble for Africa?
    civil war
    unstable governments
  • Q9
    What meeting was held by US and European leaders in the 19th century to discuss the division of Africa?
    The Geneva Convention
    The G8 Summit
    The Berlin Conference
  • Q10
    Why did many of the boundaries of the new African states created after WWII cause problems?
    The boundaries separated people that did not get along and caused effective governments
    The boundaries brought together people that did not get along and caused unstable governments
  • Q11
    What two European countries fought for control of South Africa?
    Dutch and British
    Dutch and Italian
    British and American
    French and German
  • Q12
    Who was an influential leader and considered the "father" of Kenya?
    Jomo Kenyatta
    Joseph Murumbi
    Nelson Mandela
  • Q13
    From which country did Kenya and Nigeria gain independence?
    Great Britain
  • Q14
    What valuable natural resources made the British want to take over South Africa?
    corn and wheat
    diamonds and gold
    silver and oil
  • Q15
    What two African nations were independent during European colonialism?
    Liberia and Ethiopia
    Djibouti and Egypt
    Nigeria and Kenya
    Sudan and DRC

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