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1 What are three things you have learned from this chapter? Write down on your own sheet of paper with your name, date, period, and Bellringers at the top Put your Chapter 1 & 2 notes in the tray

2 What are the four main rivers of Africa? Put your completed Bellringers in the tray Get your notes in the correct order, staple, and name on them to turn in Monday before your test Ch. 1-1 (Graphic Organizer) Ch. 1-3 (Graphic Organizer) Ch. 2-1 (Graphic Organizer) Ch. 2-2 (Chart of African Kingdoms) Ch. 2-3 (Graphic Organizer) Ch. 2-5 (Graphic Organizer


4 1. Because the land area of much of Africa is high, the continent is often called the A. Coastal plain continent B. Mountain continent C. Plateau continent D. River valley continent

5 2. Why is it impossible for ships to sail from Africa’s interior to the sea? A. Waterfalls or rapids interrupt the rivers’ flow B. Mountains interrupt the rivers’ flow C. Rift valleys interrupt the rivers flow D. Tributaries interrupt the rivers’ flow

6 3. The Nile, the Congo, the Zambezi, and the Niger are the names of major A. Mountains in Africa B. Rivers in Africa C. Coastal plains in Africa D. Rift valleys in Africa

7 4. Africa’s location near the Equator, its elevation, and its relationship to large bodies of water and landforms affect its A. Language B. Government C. Archaeology D. Climate

8 5. The landform that extends across most of North Africa is A. The Sahara B. The Namib Desert C. The Nile River D. Mount Kilimanjaro

9 6. What area of land supports tall grasses, thorny bushes, and scattered trees? A. Coastal plain B. Desert C. Rain forest D. Savanna

10 7. Because much of Africa is between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, most of the country is located in a A. Moderate climate region B. Subtropical climate region C. Tropical climate region D. Temperate climate region

11 8. How do many nomads make their living in the Sahara? A. They live in one place so they can care for their herds B. They live in the cities where they can sell their goods C. They travel to find water and food for their herds D. They create large farms in the desert to grow food

12 9. The four geographic regions of Africa are A. South, East, North, and Central and Eastern B. Northeast, South, Central and South, and East C. North, West, East, and Central and Southern D. North, South, East, and West

13 10. The majority of Africa’s farmland is used for A. Harvesting trees B. Cash crops C. Commercial farming D. Subsistence farming

14 11. Most of Africa’s workers are employed in A. Trading B. Mining C. Farming D. Manufacturing

15 12. Unlike farmers who raise cash crops, subsistence farmers raise crops to A. Sell to Western countries B. Support entire villages C. Support their families D. Sell to other African countries

16 13. Why did Europeans build empires in Africa after the end of the African slave trade? A. For the natural resources found there B. To redesign African borders C. To unite the African people D. Because they were overcrowded in Europe

17 14. Africa’s most important natural resources are A. Electricity and trade B. Crops, minerals, and timber C. Manufacturing, trade, and crops D. Solar energy, trade, and timber

18 15. Which European country controlled the trade of East Africa’s coast until well into the 1600s? A. England B. Spain C. France D. Portugal

19 16. How do producing a variety of crops, raw materials, and manufactured goods affect African countries? A. They can afford to buy equipment for mining B. They can protect their economies in an unstable world market C. They cannot protect themselves if a major cash crop fails D. They cannot survive a serious drought

20 17. The power of West African kingdoms was based on A. The herding of sheep and cows B. The trade of gold for salt C. The manufacturing of clothing D. The farming of oats and wheat

21 18. The earliest humans in East Africa got their food by A. Hunting and gathering B. Trading and hunting C. Domesticating and herding D. Farming and gathering

22 19. The earliest people in Egypt settled A. In the mountains B. Near the coast C. Along the banks of the Nile River D. in the Sahara

23 20. In order to win independence from the colonial powers, African leaders encouraged the growth of A. Religion B. Farming C. Nationalism D. Trade

24 21. By the 1600s, Portuguese traders were trading A. Gold for African salt B. Guns for enslaved Africans C. Clothing for African crops D. Salt for African guns

25 22. How did World War II affect Africa? A. It inspired African’s to demand their independence B. It increased trade between Africa and the U.S. C. It decreased the growth of cash crops D. It encouraged European countries to seize more African colonies

26 23. Islam was spread from Mali into many other parts of Africa by A. British soldiers B. Muslim traders C. Arab farmers D. Portuguese sailors

27 24. In order to depend less on one export, African countries are trying to A. Decrease their exports B. Diversity their economies C. Increase their foreign debt D. Expand their farm communities

28 25. One important effect of trade on the culture of coastal East Africa was the development of A. Buddhism B. Christianity C. Farming D. Swahili

29 26. A serious environmental problem facing Africa today is a decrease in the A. Crop harvests B. Size of the desert C. Amount of fertile land D. Number of trees that are planted

30 27. What is a civilization that arose on the Nile River about 5,000 years ago? A. South Africa B. Nigeria C. Egypt D. Senegal

31 Make sure you can identify on a map: -Atlantic Ocean- Niger River - Indian Ocean- Zambezi River - Mediterranean Sea- Atlas Mountains - Red Sea- Congo Basin - Sahara- Great Rift Valley - Namib - Kalahari - Nile River - Congo River

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