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What does AIDS mean?
a) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's cellular immunity b) the name of a housing project in southern France c) confederation-style government d) Anti Indigenous Deciduous Series
What does the idiom to make a living mean?
a) to have a job and bring home money b) a term to describe the unemployed c) retirement; leaving the work force d) a method of farming and rotating crops
Which words define urban?
a) city, cities, high density population b) rural, spread out, little connectivity c) confederation of cooperative farm units d) a livestock method for dairy cows
Define nomads.
a) people who move from place to place without a permanent home b) city dwellers c) a financial term for people who own more than one home d) a South African soccer team
What does subsistence farming mean?
a) raising just enough crops to support one's family with none left over to sell b) sustainable agriculture c) crop rotation d) an irrigation method along the Nile River
Which words describe rural?
a) countryside, farms, forests b) city, cities, skyscrappers c) dense population d) high density, mixed use, residential zones
What does arid mean?
a) having very little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation b) rainforests c) humid, hot, located near the equator d) prime land for farming and cash crops
What is the Sahel?
a) a semiarid, dry area that lies between the Sahara and the regions south that receive more rainfall b) a technique for tanning goat hides c) another name for rainforest d) the largest, hot desert in the world
What is the Sahara?
a) the largest, hot desert in the world b) a plant raised to sell and make more money; coffee, cocoa, and tea are some examples from Africa c) the name of the language spoken by South African nomads d) a flat grassland with scattered trees that can survive dry weather
What is a cash crop?
a) a plant raised to sell and make more money; coffee, cocoa, and tea are some examples from Africa b) subsistence farming c) relying on the central government for aid d) an irrigation system used along the Nile River
What does famine mean?
a) extreme hunger b) an excess of natural resources c) the name for a temporary dwelling for nomads d) stockpiling necessities in times of abundant harvests
Which defines ethnic group?
a) a group of people who share cultural ideas and beliefs that have been a part of their community for generations b) shares a belief system in a god or gods, with a specific set of rituals and sacred literature c) Bible, Torah, Talmud, Vedas, Sidharratha d) people who live in the same urban area
Which defines a religious group?
a) shares a belief system in a god or gods, with a specific set of rituals and sacred literature b) a group of people who share cultural ideas and beliefs that have been a part of their community for generations c) a group of people residing in a nomadic land d) a musical band devoted to hymnals
What is a savanna?
a) a flat grassland with scattered trees that can survive dry weather b) boreal forest c) taiga forest d) wetlands
Which describes rainforests?
a) found in parts of the world that are warm and humid and usually near the equator; home to many plants and animals b) a flat grassland with scattered trees that can survive dry weather c) urban landscape d) subsistence farming
What does desertification mean?
a) when deserts expand due to overuse; fertile land becoming unusable due to desert encroachment b) too much chocolate in the blood stream c) a term used in petroleum production in northern Canada d) the process of nomads become a settle group of people
What is deforestation?
a) the destruction of the rainforest; often caused by logging b) sustainable farming c) crop rotation to maximize nitrogen in the soil d) the adding of man-made fertilizers to the soil
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