Geography Central and East Africa Test Review (with Vocab)
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Terms in this set (65)
the part of Africa below the Sahara
all the power belongs to one person (often a military leader) or a very small group
robbery committed at sea
tropical grassy plains
a thick forest where it rains at least 160" per year
a smaller stream or river that contributes water to a larger one
river drainage basin
area of land that collects water and feeds it into a central river
something you can keep doing forever
trying to kill all members of a certain political group, ethnic group, nation or race
religion that says Muhammad was the last and most important prophet of God
a person who follows the religion Islam
a person who is forced out of his or her country by violence or natural disaster
help to people in a crisis that was caused by nature or by people
spread of city buildings into the countryside
What percent of the world's LIFE FORMS are found in the rainforest?
Why do pharmacies send scientists to the rainforest?
collect plants for medical research
How does the rainforest affect nearby areas?
sends rain and warmth
Natural fertilizer will help solve which rainforest problem?
Firewood farms will help solve which rainforest problem?
Using simple ovens will help solve which rainforest problem?
wood for fuel
Teaching irrigation and water conservation methods will help solve which rainforest problem?
Thirty percent of Africans were taken from which country?
When the British outlawed slave trade, what did their navy do to enforce the law?
capture ships and free the slaves
What event caused Europeans to need more raw materials?
What level of economic development is it when a country gets most of its money from exporting raw materials?
What level of economic development is it when a country gets money by turning peanuts into peanut butter or cloth into clothing?
Which area of Nigeria had oil money, North or South?
Which area of Nigeria had some who are college educated and professionals, North or South?
Which area of Nigeria had mostly Muslims?
Which area of Nigeria had many Christians, North or South?
Which area of Nigeria had phones and electricity, North or South?
Which area of Nigeria spoke, read, and wrote Arabic, North or South?
Which area of Nigeria had many herders and farmers, North or South?
Which are of Nigeria had many people who spoke, read, and wrote English, North or South?
What is Boko Haram?
a group in northern and central Nigeria that stirs up violence
Why does Nigeria have so many more states today?
different ethnic groups want to have their own states in Nigera
What are some causes of violence in Nigeria?
poverty, lack of jobs, ethnic differences, limited citizenship
What is Sharia Law?
Where does Nigeria get most of its income?
oil and gas industry
What industry has caused pollution in Nigeria?
What are the leaders of Nigeria doing with oil and ga?s profits?
keeping it for themselves
In what part of Nigeria is the original tribal land of Housa-Fulani?
the dark area at the top
What group attacked Rwanda trying to get back in?
Who called Tutsi's cockroaches?
Who did not let Tutsis in Rwanda have equal rights?
Who did not let Tutsi refugees come back home?
Who classified all Rwandans as Hutu, Tutsi, or Twa?
Who pulled out half the troops they had in Rwanda?
United Nations (UN)
Who attacked and killed Tutsis, including their neighbors and friends?
Who gave names and locations of people to be killed?
Who put Tutsi in control of the country then changed control to Hutu?
What formed the Great Rift Valley of eastern Africa?
tectonic plates moving apart
Where are the major rainforests located?
Almost 90% of adults can read, Somalia or Kenya?
Most people do not have clean water to drink, Somalia or Kenya?
Only 10% of kids attend school, Somalia or Kenya?
Many tourists visit their national wild animal parks, Somalia or Kenya?
They have fast and cheap internet in urban areas, Somalia or Kenya?
Piracy is a major source of income, Somalia or Kenya?
They have developed a strong secondary level of their economy, Somalia or Kenya?
Locate Nigeria, Dem. Rep. Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya on the map.
Locate Lake Victoria, Congo River, and the Great Rift Valley on the map.
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