Africa Review
starstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstarstar
by Colleen Mancuso
| 27 Questions
Note from the author:
RBMS Africa Review
Functionalized Placeholder
1
2
3
4
1
1
Why would a country want to have a colony?
to access the natural resources
to look powerful to the world
all of the above
2
1
Which of the things did the "white man" want from Africa? (select all that apply).
wood
a place to build factories
animal skins
ideas from the Africans
diamonds
gold
people
to educate its people
3
1
What were Belgium, France, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy & Portugal fighting (scrambling) over?
Africa
Asia
South America
religion
4
1
How did Europeans feel about their race compared to Africans during colonization?
Racism is wrong
The black race was the best and should rule the world
Black and white people are equal
The white racw was the best and should rule the world
Functionalized Placeholder
5
6
5
1
Who was NOT invited to the Berlin Conference?
Belguim
Italy
Portugal
Africa
6
1
Which is not a problem caused by colonization?
civil wars
border disuptes
high GDPs
unstable governments
Functionalized Placeholder
7
8
9
10
11
7
1
The Sahel gets little rain and is located where?
North of the Sahara Desert
South of the Sahara Desert
East of the Kalahari Desert
North of the Kalahari Desert
8
1
Which is NOT a cause of desertification?
Over-grazing
Flooding/Erosion
Drought
Under-grazing
9
1
What are the effects of desertification? (select all that apply)
Food shortages
Migration to rural areas
Migration to urban areas
Less animals on farms
Unusable soil due to compaction
10
1
Which is NOT a characteristics of a savanna?
few trees
home to animals, like lions
grasslands
lots of trees
11
1
Which of these is necessary to stop or slow desertification? (select all that apply)
replanting trees
crop rotation
prevent over-grazing
proper irrigation
more money
using less plastic materials.
Functionalized Placeholder
12
13
12
1
What are current conflicts in Africa?
corrupt government, lack of education, religious cooperation
natural resources, plenty of drinking water, tribal cooperation
lack of drinking water, education and relgious conflicts
tribal conflicts, religous conflicts and good education
13
1
Which is NOT a result of the conflicts in Africa
help and supplies can not get to those who need them
charities are denied access
Berlin Conference
civil wars
Functionalized Placeholder
14
14
1
What did many of the Early Civilizations of Africa have in common?
They all had access to the Nile River
They traded with other continents
They existed in B.C.
They were all great farmers
15
1
In the map above, locate the country at 20°S and 20°E.
Lesotho
Chad
South Africa
Botswana
16
1
Using the map above, what are the closet correct coordinates to Burkina Faso?
0°, 13°W
20°N, 10°W
0°, 13° N
13°N, 0°
17
1
Using the map above, which country is NOT landlocked?
Botswana
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Namibia
18
1
Which of these are primary sources? (check as many as apply)
diary
letter
non-fiction book
autobiography
biography
chart
book review
political cartoon
19
1
Which of these are secondary sources? (check as many as apply)
diary
letter
non-fiction book
autobiography
biography
chart
book review
political cartoon
20
1
Which does NOT descibe the Lost Boys of Sudan
They worked hard
They tried to make a better life in America
They were imperialists
They were refugees
Functionalized Placeholder
21
22
21
1
Which statement best describes Apartheid?
Apartheid laws insured that all citizens of South Africa were treated fairly
Apartheid laws kept black and white South Africans separated.
22
1
Which statement does NOT describe Nelson Mandela and his views?
He was the first black president of South Africa
He helped end Apartheid
He felt that people should be treated fairly
He left Sudan to find a better life in America.
23
1
Which of these landforms is closest to Europe?
Sahara Desert
Red Sea
Atlas Mountians
Congo River Basin
24
1
Using the map above, Africa is surrounded by which bodies of water?
Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean and Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean
Functionalized Placeholder
25
26
25
1
GDP reflects a country's ______.
education
economy
healthcare
overall quality of life
26
1
Which country would a man live the longest?
Zimbabwe
Madagascar
Botswana
Sudan
27
1
Looking a What is true about Demographics of Africa?
Most countires have high GDP
Most countries have low GDP
Africa's demographics are good overall
Botswana is the worst place to live
Add to my formatives list

Formative uses cookies to allow us to better understand how the site is used. By continuing to use this site, you consent to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.