GEOG 200 CH 6
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Ethnic area delineations and country boundaries in Subsaharan Africa overlap considerable.
The Hutus and Tutsis fought for control of Uganda.
Before independence, the modern state of The Congo was a colony of:
South Africa's cities almost stopped growing during the period of apartheid.
West Africa showed a high degree of regional complementarity between:
The peoples of the tropical forest and the peoples of the dry interior.
Tourism, once a particularly important business in _____, sturggles to remain viable in the face of numerous challenges:
A market that is set up on certain days of the week is known as a _____ market.
African sleeping sickness is transmitted by the tsetse fly.
The names and shapes South African provinces changed after apartheid ended.
Tourists are drawn to the realm for its wildlife.
The Boer War took place in:
Which of the following countries is located in the Horn of Africa?
A disease that spreads worldwide is known as a:
Which of the following countries borders Lake Victoria?
The country that moved its capital from Lagos to the new centrally-located city of Abuja is:
Which of the following associations is incorrect?
Of the following, which European country was the last to give up its African colonies?
The capital of The Congo, called Leopoldville in colonial times, is _____.
Prior to their independence, Mocambique and Angola were both colonies of _____.
The advancint religion in the African Transition Zone is _____.
The African mainland country directly west of the island of Madagascar is _____.
This West African country borders Liberia, is a former French colony, and built a Roman Catholic basilica in Yamoussoukro to ribal St. Peter's in Rome:
As demonstrated on Figure G-7 and discussed in the Chapter 6a text, the climate directly to the north and south of the Congo River Basin displays _____.
a winter-dry season (Aw)
The capital of The Congo is:
The ethnic group exerting the most control in Kenya is the :
The southern periphery of the African Transition Zone is known as the _____ Front.
Nigeria's old capital of Lagos was situated within the culture area of the people known as the:
Which of the following countries is the home of the Shona and Ndebele tribes where whites have been expelled by government-backed squatters seeking thier land?
The Kalahari Desert is founded in the Central part of The Congo.
The country in Equatorial Africa with significant oil supplies and the only coastal capital is:
The southern part of the Subsaharan Africa is more Islamic than the north.
The core area of Zimbabwe is the mineral-rich Great Dyke.
The West African savanna states benefited from complementairity between peoples of the forests and the peoples of the dry lands to the north.
The Berlin Conference took place immediately after World War I and was attended by 8 colonial powers interested in acquiring African spheres of influence.
The natural environment of Bostwana is dominated by:
The Kalahari Desert
Peridoic markers are found in the central city squares of West Africa's largest urban concentrations.
The most populous country of the African continent, which today compirses a confederation of the Yorubra, Ibo, and northern Muslim peoples, is _____.
A local or regional outbreak of a disease is known as an epidemic.
Ghana was formerly known as the Gold Coast.
The Yoruba are the dominant ethnic group in The Congo.
Which of the following countries is not located in Southern Afirca?
The two groups who fought one another in Rwandan civil war are the:
The Islamic Front is located on the northern fringes of the Sahara.
Which of the following countries is not located in West Africa?
The country in Subsaharan country that has been Christian the longest is _____.
Which of the following is a lingua franca is much of eastern Africa.
Dar es Salaam is the capital of:
Africa's distributions of climate and vegetation are mostly symmetrical about the equator.
South Africa's Zulu nation is clustered in the Western Cape Province.
Namibia was once called Southwest Africa and was under South African control before independence.
Nigeria's dominant export commodity, produced in large quantities, is _____.
Zambia, Sierra Leone, and Malawi were all British colonies.
Which of the following is associated with the concept of continental drift?
The great river of Southern Africa is the:
Which of the following countires was not a British colony prior to its independence?
An example of a choke point in the realm is _____.
The Babel Mandeb Strait
The 1884 conference of all the major colonial powers that essentially drew the modern political map of Afirca, was held in the European city of _____.
Which of the following countries was established by former American slaves?
The upper basin of the Niger River has been an area of far greater cultural development over time than its coastal delta region.
The country that is located at the tip of the African Horn is _____.
Sierra Leone was settled by former American slaves.
The Great Bantu Migration spread from north to south.
Which country has no dominant ethnic groups?
Senegal was the anchor of France's West African empire.
The edge of the African plateau in Southern Africa, where the feature is especially pronounced, is known as the Great _____.
The supercontinent Pangea at one time joined together what is now Africa, South America, Antarctica, Australia, Maddagscar, and India.
The deadliest disease in Subsaharan Africa is _____.
A unique aspect of Madagascar is that:
The population is of Malay-Polynesian origin
This country has the largest population of any in Africa:
The Congo was formerly known as _____.
Eritrea is a region located in Sudan that has been fighting a war of independence since 1956.
Farmers in Subsaharan Africa are greatly assisted today by the advent of ____.
the use of cell phones
The bulk of West Africa's population is concentrated in the region's north.
The primary source areas for slaves during the slave trade were _____ and _____ Africa.
The only country in West Africa that is fully Islamic is Burkina Faso.
Land tneure refers to:
The way people own, occupy, and use land.
Most countries in the African Transition Zome have a _____ population in the north and a _____ population in the south.
Which of the following states was not a colony of France prior to its independence?
This small country gains much of its importance because of its location on the Bab-el-Mandeb Straight at the mouth of the Red Sea.
Which two colonial powers dominated West Africa?
Britain and France
West Africa is Subsaharan Africa's most populous region.
Which of the following countries is not located in East Africa?
Sengal is a country in the Horn of Africa.
Where as West Africa's environmental zones are aligned in east-west belts, most of its states are oriented in a north-south direction.
People of Dutch ancestry in South Africa are called:
Which of the following countries is not located in the African Transition Zone?
Southern Africa's mineral wealth is matched by its agricultural diversity.
Two countires that were originally part of German East Africa, but were granted to the Belgians after World War I are:
Rwanda and Burundi
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
Due to Africa's difficult agricultrual environment, numerous environmental hazards, diseases and periodic food shortages, the continent's population growth rate is below the worldwide average.
The name Tanzania derives from the merger of Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
Tanzania is East Africa's largest country in territorial as well as demographic terms, but never had dominant minorities in the way Kenya has had.
Rwanda and Burundi:
are Africa's most densely populated countries
Which of the following declared itself inependent in 1990s yet is part of the failed state known as Somalia?
The country of Lesotho is completely encircled by South Africa.
Most African families still depend on subsistence agriculture.
The Islamic Front is most correctly located within the African Transition Zone.
Which of the following countries is not located in Equatorial Africa?
Under the terms of the separate development program, South Africa's land was divided equally between the majority Africans and the minority whites.
The Brithish imported large numbers of South Asians to work on Africa's coastal plantations.
Nigeria is a major oil producer.
Which of the following is located in the African Transition Zone?
The Islamic Front
Which of the following statements about South Africa is incorrect?
It contains significant untapped petroleum reserves.
The first West Afircan state to gain its independence, formerly called the Gold Coast, is:
an exclave of Angola
Ivory Coast and Ghana were both French colonies.
The Yoruba nation lives in Nigeria and the Zulu in South Africa.
Congo, Central African Rupublic, Uganda, and Equatorial Guinea are all located in Equatorial Africa.
The now-independent political entity that once was a German colony named South West Africa is today known as:
Equatorial Africa is the most developed region of the realm.
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