North Africa 142
by Bridgid vanHowe
| 14 Questions
Note from the author:
North Africa
1 pt
What covers most of North Africa?
A fertile wetlands
B The Sahara
C The Atlas Mountains
D spring-fed oases
1 pt
The ancient Egyptians developed a sophisticated writing system called
A Hieroglyphics
B emblems
C Egyptology
D rendering
1 pt
An importnat link between the Mediterranean and Red Seas is teh
A sinai Peninsula
B Strait of Gibraltar
C Suez Canal
D Nile River
1 pt
When did Arab powers from Southwest Asia rule North Africa?
A during the 2500's
B from the AD 600's to the 1800's
C during the 1900's
D from the 1800's to today
1 pt
What type of climate does most of North Africa have?
A desert
B Mediterranean
C Steppe
D Tropical
1 pt
What religion do most North Africans practice?
A Christianity
B Islam
C Judaism
D Buddhism
1 pt
Ancient Egyptians buried their kings in
A unmarked graves
B marble temples
C small villages
D stone pyramids
1 pt
What is Ramadan?
A holy month during which Muslims do not eat or drink during the day
B Muhammad's birthday which is marked with lights and parades
C A city on Morocco's Mediterranean coast
D an ancient Egyptian king who brought Islam to the Maghreb
1 pt
People in North Africa often greet each other by
A hugging and linking arms
B bowing from the waist
C shaking hands and touching their hands to their hearts
D waving their arms over their heads
1 pt
Most rural Egyptians are farmers called
A Maghreb
B Fellahin
C Berbers
D Saharans
1 pt
What is Egypt's second-largest city?
A Alexandria
B Tunis
C Tripoli
D Cairo
1 pt
A major challenge facing Egypt today is
A reducing oil production
B its slow population growth
C guarding acient ruins
D eliminating poverty
1 pt
What is the Maghreb?
A western Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco
B the Atlas Mountain region of the Sahara
C a narrow area along the western coast of North Africa
1 pt
Tangier is
A the capital of Libya
B situated int eh Ahagger Mountains
C a free-port city
D known for its irrigated farmlands
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