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Africa's Geography Test 2

Quiz by Lorie Holbrook

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  • Q1
    strip of semi-arid land south of the Sahara
    Savanna
    Desertification
    Deforestation
    Sahel
    30s
  • Q2
    tropical grasslands with scattered trees that are home to a wide variety of wildlife
    Savanna
    Rainforest
    Deforestation
    Desertification
    30s
  • Q3
    cutting down of trees to use as fuel and to free up land for farming
    Savannah
    Deforestation
    Rainforest
    Desertification
    30s
  • Q4
    when cultivated land turns to desert due to overgrazing
    Desertification
    Savannah
    Deforestation
    Rainforest
    30s
  • Q5
    dense forest that receives high amounts of rain, humid with thick vegetation
    Savannah
    Deforestation
    Rainforest
    Sahel
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the world's largest river (4150 miles)? It flows northward out of the mountains of central Africa through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean Sea. Most of Egypt's people live near here.
    Niger River
    Mississippi River
    Jordan River
    Nile River
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the picture of Africa you see in the movies, with rolling grassland and scattered trees and schrubs? The most famous in the Serengeti, straddling the borders ofKenya and Tanzania.
    Sahel
    Rainforest
    Sahara
    Savanna
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the transition zone south of the Sahara and north of the equator and separates the Sahara from tropical rain forests? It becomes more of a desert in recent years as a result of desertification.
    Sahara
    Sahel
    Rainforest
    Savannah
    30s
  • Q9
    Most people who live in the Sahel/Sahara are nomadic. Why do people who live in these regions need to move from place to place?
    To be with family.
    To find a better job.
    To find water.
    To experience new cultures.
    30s
  • Q10
    What do some people believe might lead to "water wars" in Africa in the future?
    Water pollution is difficult to deal with.
    They was to keep their land.
    Competition among countries for scarce water resources.
    Abundance of water supply.
    30s
  • Q11
    What destroyed the grassland & forests that were once found in the Sahel causing it to shrink?
    Planting more trees
    Natural fire
    overgrazing & cutting down trees
    Too much rainfall
    30s
  • Q12
    What is meant by the "Green Line" when one is talking about desertification?
    The line the separtes North and South
    The line between the desert & cultivated areas.
    Invisible bordler line between countries
    A line lined with trees
    30s
  • Q13
    Why is farming so difficult in the African Sahel?
    They lack technology.
    They don't have enough animals to help them with farming.
    Rainfall can vary widely from year to year.
    The region is completely dry.
    30s
  • Q14
    What is a major problem for people living near the Nile River?
    Plenty of mosquitoes.
    Several countries are fighting to own it.
    There is not enough water for everyone.
    It is heavily contaminated with pollution. Both human industrial wastes.
    30s
  • Q15

    What country is located at letter A?

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    Kenya

    Egypt

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Nigeria

    30s

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