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Unit Test (Africa)
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Countries with a low standard of living, little industrial output, and low gross domestic product are referred to as
What is the term for a group of people who share a common language, culture, or history?
The highest mountain in Africa is
Which type of climate dominates North Africa?
Tariffs, quotas, and subsidies are examples of
· African, European, and Asian ethnic groups live there.
· Racist policies ruled the country for centuries.
· Steven Biko, Desmond Tutu, and many others fought for equality.
· Held its first truly democratic elections in 1994.
These statements are describing which country?
Extensive commercial logging, the use of wood for cooking and heating, and excessive clearing of land by subsistence farmers has led to __________________ in most areas of Sub-Saharan Africa.
In Kenya, the literacy rate for males is 90.6% while the rate for girls is 79.7%. In Sudan, 71.8% of males are considered literate as opposed to 50.5% of the female population.
Which statement BEST describes what is causing the difference in literacy rates for males and females?
Cultural norms and values place little emphasis on education for females in the two countries
In the late 1800s ____________ attempted to exert complete control over ___________ in order to control the gold and diamond industry there.
Great Britain; South Africa
Which number on the map represents South Africa?
·Is home to the Great Sphinx, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Nile river.
·Was home to the Mali Empire, the Songhai Empire, and the Nubian Empire.
·Was the birthplace of the Swahili culture and language.
·Is the location of the Sahara and Kalahari deserts.
Which cultural group is being described by these statements?
The blue line on this map represents what major river?
Which picture most likely shows a savanna in Sub Saharan Africa?
Drought in Sub-Saharan Africa mainly caused by
lack of rain
The area indicated with the red arrow has a very low population density because it
is dominated by desert
In south Africa, the president is elected by members of the national assembly who are elected by the citizens. This means that South Africa has which type of government?
· GDP of $506.1 billion (2008 est).
· World's leading producer of gold.
· One of the world's largest producers of platinum and diamonds.
· Not a significant producer of uranium or oil.
These are all characteristics of the economy of
Over farming and over grazing farmlands have been a major influence in which destructive process?
Which number represents the country of Egypt?
What is the name of the country highlighted in blue?
The country of Nigeria is represented by which number?
Which river is labeled on this map?
Which river is labeled on this map?
The South African economy can best be described as
mixed market economy
Which of these is an example of European Imperialism in Africa?
European leaders staked out there claims in Africa during the Berlin conference
What is the name of the yellow zone found approximately in the center of this map of Africa?
How is Pan-Africanism related to Africa in the 1960s?
It helped to unify Africans against there colonial situation
Which number represents the modern day country of Sudan?
He was a leader in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.
He was jailed by the government for 27 years for protesting apartheid.
He was released from jail in 1990.
He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
He was elected President in 1994.
Which world leader is being described by these statements?
A former French colony
Second-largest country Africa
Home to a river with a similar name
What country is labeled on the map?
Democratic republic of the Congo
What is the name of this mountain range found in northern Africa?
Africa's "Great Rift Valley" is found in which of the labeled areas?
Many ports along the Atlantic Ocean
Africa's largest producer of petroleum
Must import much of their goods for consumers
Corruption and waste has plagued their economy and government for decades
Which number represents the country being described here?
Which number represents lake victoria ?
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