Which of the following about HIV and AIDS is false?
The number of new HIV cases reported in Africa has recently increased slightly.
Which of these statements about HIV and AIDS in Africa is true?
Compulsory licensing allows poor countries to purchase drugs such as AIDS "cocktails" at cheaper prices.
Which of these statements about HIV and AIDS is false?
The drug nevirapine has a 70 percent success rate in blocking transmission of the virus between mother and child during birth.
Which of these statements about African rivers is false?
A great percentage of the potential hydroelectric generation has been developed.
Agriculturally, over half of Africa's people practice _______ and _______.
Pastoralism; subsistence agriculture.
Why is cattle raising uncommon in parts of tropical Africa?
A deadly disease transmitted by tsetse flies.
Which of these statements about the slave trade is false?
Male slaves were never able to assume important political offices.
Most slaves taken out of Africa and sold to buyers in North Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia were:
Women who would become concubines and servants.
Which of the following best describes the triangular trade?
Guns, alcohol and manufactured goods from Europe to Africa; slaves from Africa to the Americas; gold, silver, tobacco, sugar and rum from the Americas to Europe.
What was the significance of the Conference in Berlin?
European powers established their spheres of influence in Africa.
Which of these statements about the effects of colonialism in Africa is true?
All of the other answers
(Most modern national boundaries...; Europeans introduced new crops...; Colonizers often corrupted...; Subsistence farmers were marginalized...)
Which European country has a long history of post-colonial intervention in political and military affairs of African nations?
Which statement about Madagascar's caves and belief systems is false?
The razana is a long wall of ancient limestone eroded by wind and water into razor-sharp formations.
Which of these statements about African agriculture is false?
The proportion of African exports made up of cash crops has decreased in recent years.
What are branded diamonds?
Diamonds sold to customers with a guarantee it came from a conflict-free area.
According to the books, which African country wants to be an international call center using Internet telephony?
In 2002, the African Union was formed to replace the old and often insequential:
Organisation of African Unity.
According to the map in the book, which of these countries is considered "free" in terms of political freedom?
Which of these countries did not experience a major war insurrection between 1994 and 2004?
Which of these statements about geopolitics in Africa is false?
U.S. aid to the region dropped by 60 percent between 1985 and 1992.
The "one percent gap" is:
The difference between the growth of food production and population growth.
Which of the following is not a cultural trait of "Africanity"?
An identity tied closely to the land, with clear demarcations of what land one person owns
True or False: The U.S. drug company Merck agreed to sell AIDS drugs to Doctors Without Borders for $140 which would then distribute the drugs to Africans for free.
True or False: According to Robert Stock, African parents prefer to have many children to keep the "chain of life" growing.
True or False: Most of Africa's export crops are grown on plantations and elite-owned estates.