Africa Review 2 Question Preview (ID: 45869)

Unit 6 Review.

Which region is rich in both gold and diamonds?
a) Southern Africa
b) West Africa
c) East Africa
d) Central Africa

Which region of Africa has the most petroleum?
a) West Africa
b) Central Africa
c) East Africa
d) Southern Africa

Where is the largest salt deposit in the world?
a) East Africa
b) West Africa
c) Southern Africa
d) Central Africa

When did most Sub-Saharan African countries gain independence from European powers?
a) 1960
b) 1950
c) 1980
d) 1970

What country colonized the largest part of Africa?
a) Britain
b) France
c) Belgium
d) Italy

Which country has been divided by a long civil war?
a) Sudan
b) Nigeria
c) The Democratic Republic of the Congo
d) South Africa

European colonies established borders that respected traditional ethnic boundaries.
a) True
b) False

Why did European imperialism occur in Africa?
a) Europeans needed more natural resources
b) Europeans wanted to help Africans industrialize
c) Europeans needed more land for factories
d) Europeans could no longer trade with India and China

The Atlantic Slave Trade include all of the following EXCEPT-
a) East Asia
b) The Americas
c) Africa
d) Europe

Which two African countries were never under European rule?
a) Ethiopia and Liberia
b) Ethiopia and South Africa
c) South Africa and Liberia
d) Ethiopia and Kenya

The Great Rift Valley covers most of ________ Africa.
a) East
b) Southern
c) West
d) Central

Which of these lakes is NOT in East Africa?
a) Lake Chad
b) Lake Malawi
c) Lake Victoria
d) Lake Tanganyika

Which of these countries is NOT on the west African coast?
a) Niger
b) Sierra Leone
c) Nigeria
d) Liberia

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