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1 Africa Test Review Game!

2 Which of the following statements is true about the population of Africa? a. Contains half the world’s refugees b. 75 percent live in urban areas c. Birth rates have sharply declined in the past 10 years d. Densely distributed across the continent

3 Which of the following statements is true about the population of Africa? a. Contains half the world’s refugees b. 75 percent live in urban areas c. Birth rates have sharply declined in the past 10 years d. Densely distributed across the continent

4 Which of the following is among the social and demographic consequences of the spread of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa? a. There has been an increase in funds and research in AIDS education projects. b. Life expectancy is declining. c. Over 50 percent of the population has migrated to other continents. d. Many who succumb to the disease are elderly adults.

5 Which of the following is among the social and demographic consequences of the spread of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa? a. There has been an increase in funds and research in AIDS education projects. b. Life expectancy is declining. c. Over 50 percent of the population has migrated to other continents. d. Many who succumb to the disease are elderly adults.

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8 At the regional level, more than 70 percent of people in sub- Saharan Africa find employment in what sector? a. Manufacturing b. Mining c. Tourism d. Agriculture

9 At the regional level, more than 70 percent of people in sub- Saharan Africa find employment in what sector? a. Manufacturing b. Mining c. Tourism d. Agriculture

10 Among the following, which is the most obvious European legacy at the root of many armed conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa? a. National borders b. Ethnic discrimination c. Environmental destruction d. Socialist values

11 Among the following, which is the most obvious European legacy at the root of many armed conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa? a. National borders b. Ethnic discrimination c. Environmental destruction d. Socialist values

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14 Changes in which one of the following countries demonstrate that it is possible to achieve stable and democratic rule in sub- Saharan Africa? a. Nigeria b. Burundi c. South Africa d. Zaire/Congo

15 Changes in which one of the following countries demonstrate that it is possible to achieve stable and democratic rule in sub- Saharan Africa? a. Nigeria b. Burundi c. South Africa d. Zaire/Congo

16 Which of the following is among the most influential religions that were introduced from outside Africa? a. Judaism b. Animism c. Islam d. Jainism

17 Which of the following is among the most influential religions that were introduced from outside Africa? a. Judaism b. Animism c. Islam d. Jainism

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20 Which of the following is the best characterization of the climatic conditions brought about by the slow advance of the African Sahel? a. Cold b. Arid c. Wet d. Warm

21 Which of the following is the best characterization of the climatic conditions brought about by the slow advance of the African Sahel? a. Cold b. Arid c. Wet d. Warm

22 Which of the following explains why Africa earns so little from its valuable hardwood resources. a. Technologies do not exist to exploit the resource. b. The wood is processed into forms less useful to foreign consumers. c. The wood is sold in raw, low-value form. d. The U.S. and Europe will not engage in trade of this product.

23 Which of the following explains why Africa earns so little from its valuable hardwood resources. a. Technologies do not exist to exploit the resource. b. The wood is processed into forms less useful to foreign consumers. c. The wood is sold in raw, low-value form. d. The U.S. and Europe will not engage in trade of this product.

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26 Which of the following human practices has contributed to the drying out of the West African environment? a. Damming of the Niger River b. Unscrubbed industrial production c. Diversion of rivers to supply irrigation systems d. Forest clearing for cultivation and fuel wood

27 Which of the following human practices has contributed to the drying out of the West African environment? a. Damming of the Niger River b. Unscrubbed industrial production c. Diversion of rivers to supply irrigation systems d. Forest clearing for cultivation and fuel wood

28 What resource has the potential to make Nigeria the richest country in Africa, if it were managed properly? a. Salt deposits b. Diamonds c. Oil d. Bauxite

29 What resource has the potential to make Nigeria the richest country in Africa, if it were managed properly? a. Salt deposits b. Diamonds c. Oil d. Bauxite

30 What meeting resulted in the partitioning of Africa?

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32 Which of the following characteristics is shared by all countries in North Africa and Southwest Asia? a. An abundance of oil b. An arid climate c. Urban life is dominant d. Government is based on Islam

33 Which of the following characteristics is shared by all countries in North Africa and Southwest Asia? a. An abundance of oil b. An arid climate c. Urban life is dominant d. Government is based on Islam

34 The Red Sea separates North Africa from which of the following landmasses? Arabian Peninsula Horn of Africa Iberian Peninsula Madagascar

35 The Red Sea separates North Africa from which of the following landmasses? Arabian Peninsula Horn of Africa Iberian Peninsula Madagascar

36 Approximately what proportion of people living in North Africa and Southwest Asia subscribe to Islam? a. 100 percent b. 55 percent c. 15 percent d. 90 percent

37 Approximately what proportion of people living in North Africa and Southwest Asia subscribe to Islam? a. 100 percent b. 55 percent c. 15 percent d. 90 percent

38 What is pictured? a.Rai b.Hajj c.Souk d.sheik

39 What is pictured? a.Rai b.Hajj c.Souk d.sheik

40 What term is used to describe a country in which the state is governed according to, and is a defender of, a particular religion? a. Secular b. Theocratic c. Iconoclastic d. Martial

41 What term is used to describe a country in which the state is governed according to, and is a defender of, a particular religion? a. Secular b. Theocratic c. Iconoclastic d. Martial

42 A traveler searching for the largest desert in Africa would need to travel in what direction from Kinshasa?

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44 Which of the following terms does NOT represent one aspect of the traditional family structure in North Africa and Southwest Asia? a. Matriarchal b. Multigenerational c. Extended d. Communal

45 Which of the following terms does NOT represent one aspect of the traditional family structure in North Africa and Southwest Asia? a. Matriarchal b. Multigenerational c. Extended d. Communal

46 Which of the following statements does NOT describe the status of the Arabic language in North Africa and Southwest Asia? a. It is being replaced by minority languages. b. It is not the official language in Iran. c. It is becoming standardized as dialects disappear. d. English is secondary in status to Arabic.

47 Which of the following statements does NOT describe the status of the Arabic language in North Africa and Southwest Asia? a. It is being replaced by minority languages. b. It is not the official language in Iran. c. It is becoming standardized as dialects disappear. d. English is secondary in status to Arabic.

48 What region of Africa is pictured? a.North Africa b.East Africa c.Southern Africa d.West Africa e.Central Africa

49 What region of Africa is pictured? a.North Africa b.East Africa c.Southern Africa d.West Africa e.Central Africa

50 In North Africa and Southwest Asia, which of the following effects is a direct result of the growth of industrial (modernized, mechanized) agriculture and manufacturing? a. Higher rates of human fertility b. Less dependence on domestic oil production c. Greater consumption of water resources d. Urban-to-rural migration

51 In North Africa and Southwest Asia, which of the following effects is a direct result of the growth of industrial (modernized, mechanized) agriculture and manufacturing? a. Higher rates of human fertility b. Less dependence on domestic oil production c. Greater consumption of water resources d. Urban-to-rural migration

52 What term describes the general drying of grasslands that is causing concern in North Africa? a. Salinization b. Desertification c. Serefication d. Bromidification

53 What term describes the general drying of grasslands that is causing concern in North Africa? a. Salinization b. Desertification c. Serefication d. Bromidification

54 What continent are these men from? A.Africa B.North America C.Europe D.Asia E.South America

55 What continent are these men from? A.Africa B.North America C.Europe D.Asia E.South America

56 Which of the following describes the flow of the Nile River? a. Flows north through Sudan, then through Egypt before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea near the city of Alexandria b. Flows north entirely within Egypt, past Cairo and Alexandria, before entering the Red Sea c. Flows south from the Ethiopian and Ugandan highlands, through Egypt, and into the Mediterranean Sea near Cairo d. Flows northeast from Karthoum, Sudan, through Ethiopia and Egypt, where it empties into the Arabian Sea

57 Which of the following describes the flow of the Nile River? a. Flows north through Sudan, then through Egypt before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea near the city of Alexandria b. Flows north entirely within Egypt, past Cairo and Alexandria, before entering the Red Sea c. Flows south from the Ethiopian and Ugandan highlands, through Egypt, and into the Mediterranean Sea near Cairo d. Flows northeast from Karthoum, Sudan, through Ethiopia and Egypt, where it empties into the Arabian Sea

58 What two countries held the most land in Africa at the start of World War I?

59 British and French

60 Most people in Egypt, including the country’s two largest cities, are located in and around which of the following? a. Lake Nasser b. Deccan Plateau c. Sinai Peninsula d. Nile Delta

61 Most people in Egypt, including the country’s two largest cities, are located in and around which of the following? a. Lake Nasser b. Deccan Plateau c. Sinai Peninsula d. Nile Delta

62 What is likely to be the cause of the declining life expectancy in the 1980s? a.Deaths related to the cold war b.AIDS victims c.Desertification and resulting famines d.Tribal warfare

63 What is likely to be the cause of the declining life expectancy in the 1980s? a.Deaths related to the cold war b.AIDS victims c.Desertification and resulting famines d.Tribal warfare

64 The construction of the Aswan High Dam in Egypt achieved all but which one of the following? a. Created the artificial reservoir, Lake Nasser b. Expanded the country’s capability to produce hydropower c. Eliminated the need for fertilizers downstream of the dam d. Greatly improved flood control along the lower Nile

65 The construction of the Aswan High Dam in Egypt achieved all but which one of the following? a. Created the artificial reservoir, Lake Nasser b. Expanded the country’s capability to produce hydropower c. Eliminated the need for fertilizers downstream of the dam d. Greatly improved flood control along the lower Nile

66 What percent of Egypt’s population lives on the Nile River? a. 10 b. 33 c. 66 d. 90

67 What percent of Egypt’s population lives on the Nile River? a. 10 b. 33 c. 66 d. 90

68 What is the tallest mountain in Africa? a. Kilimanjaro b. Kenya c. Atlas d. Everest

69 What is the tallest mountain in Africa? a. Kilimanjaro b. Kenya c. Atlas d. Everest

70 Which country is not in East Africa? a. Eritrea b. Tanzania c. Nigeria d. Ethiopia

71 Which country is not in East Africa? a. Eritrea b. Tanzania c. Nigeria d. Ethiopia

72 Which two groups combine to make up North Africa’s culture? a. Arabic and Asian b. Arabic and native African groups c. Native African groups and Asian d. Asian and European

73 Which two groups combine to make up North Africa’s culture? a. Arabic and Asian b. Arabic and native African groups c. Native African groups and Asian d. Asian and European

74 What problem does Central Africa have in education? a. Shortage of teachers b. Not enough schools c. High dropout rate d. All of the above. e. None of the above

75 What problem does Central Africa have in education? a. Shortage of teachers b. Not enough schools c. High dropout rate d. All of the above. e. None of the above

76 What economic activity caused Southern Africa to thrive centuries ago? a. Ship building b. Agriculture c. Gold-trade d. None of the above

77 What economic activity caused Southern Africa to thrive centuries ago? a. Ship building b. Agriculture c. Gold-trade d. None of the above

78 What has helped Ghana achieve economic growth in recent years? a. Lumber b. Oil c. Agriculture d. Political stability

79 What has helped Ghana achieve economic growth in recent years? a. Lumber b. Oil c. Agriculture d. Political stability

80 The climate and vegetation pattern is a rough mirror image across which feature in Africa?

81 The Equator

82 What agricultural technique is pictured?

83 Terraced farming

84 Which river would be most important to someone crossing the Kalahari Desert? a.Congo b.Nile c.Niger d.Orange

85 Which river would be most important to someone crossing the Kalahari Desert? a.Congo b.Nile c.Niger d.Orange

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