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Africa South of the Sahara

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Unit 6: Africa South of the Sahara (Print Quiz)

1.

When useful land is turned into dry, useless land through overuse and drought, the process is called

 

(A)

savannas

 

(B)

migration

 

(C)

desertification

 

(D)

colonization

  

2.

From around 1000 B.C. to A.D. 1000, which group of people spread throughout Africa?

 

(A)

the Zulu

 

(B)

the Bantu

 

(C)

the Bushmen

 

(D)

the Hutu

  

3.

Which of the following is a product of colonial rule in Africa?

 

(A)

conflicts among African ethnic groups

 

(B)

economic growth within African countries

 

(C)

fewer Christian missionaries in Africa

 

(D)

a decrease in European exploration of Africa

  

4.

Since 1963, about 200 African governments have been ousted by

 

(A)

coups d'état

 

(B)

democratic reforms

 

(C)

European powers

 

(D)

peaceful takeovers

  

5.

What is the most common occupation in Western and Central Africa?

 

(A)

subsistence farming

 

(B)

factory work

 

(C)

tourism work

 

(D)

fishing

  

6.

When oil was found in eastern Nigeria, what did the Igbo try to create?

 

(A)

a military dictatorship throughout Nigeria

 

(B)

the independent Republic of Biafra

 

(C)

a Nigerian democratic government

 

(D)

an Igbo parliament

  

7.

The Shona people of Zimbabwe make what type of music?

 

(A)

harambee

 

(B)

Sotho rhythm

 

(C)

pastoralism

 

(D)

mbira

  

8.

In South Africa, who emerged as a leader of the African National Congress and the anti-apartheid movement?

 

(A)

Thabo Mbeki

 

(B)

Jomo Kenyatta

 

(C)

Nelson Mandela

 

(D)

Siad Barre

  

9.

Which of the following is one of the official languages of Kenya?

 

(A)

Swahili

 

(B)

French

 

(C)

Shona

 

(D)

Dutch

  

10.

Which of the following ethnic groups was mostly nomadic?

 

(A)

the Masai

 

(B)

the Kikuyu

 

(C)

the Zulu

 

(D)

the Shona

  
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