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1 AFRICA GEOGRAPHY UNIT 1 REVIEW

2 Where do most people in Egypt live? Along the Nile River

3 What country is this? SOUTH AFRICA

4 In the Sahel, overgrazing and drought have resulted in a decrease in the grassland region. What is this process called? DESERTIFICATION

5 What country is this? DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

6 What country in Africa is losing its rainforest the fastest today due to its huge population? Nigeria

7 Explain why the population of the Sahara is low. LIMITED ACCESS TO WATER

8 What country is this? SUDAN

9 Swahili is a mixture of which two languages? Arabic and Bantu

10 Which concept relates to religion rather than ethnicity? a. Kimba is Ashanti. b. Mustafa follows the Quran. c. Kemal is a nomadic herder. d. Jambo speaks Swahili. B

11 What country is this? EGYPT

12 Name the mixed ethnic group, who mostly lives in North Africa and the Middle East. ARABS

13 Where is a majority of wildlife in Africa found? The Savanna

14 What lake is this? LAKE VICTORIA

15 Name the vast, dry area that stretches across North Africa. SAHARA DESERT

16 CONGO RIVER What River is this?

17 Name the region of short grasses bordering the Sahara where desertification is a problem. The Sahel

18 What country in Africa was divided into two countries in 2011? Sudan

19 What River is this? NILE RIVER

20 Which statement BEST describes the result of fertile soil along the Niger River? A. East Africa is the population center of Africa. B. South Africa is the population center of Africa. C. North Africa is the population center of Africa. D. West Africa is the population center of Africa. D

21 What does the word Swahili mean? One who lives on the coast

22 What country is this? SOUTH AFRICA

23 Some regions in Africa battle with widespread famine. What is famine? EXTREME SHORTAGE OF FOOD

24 What country is this? KENYA

25 People in Egypt use chemical fertilizers to help them grow crops. What is a negative effect of these fertilizers for the soil? Salt buildup

26 What River is this? NIGER RIVER

27 The is the longest and most important river in West Africa. NIGER

28 What lake is this? LAKE TANGANYIKA

29 What is the biggest threat to the savanna? The increasing number of people in the region

30 The development of the Swahili language was a direct result of A. The mixing of the Bantu and Arabic cultures B. The mixing of the Bantu and Swahili cultures C. The mixing of the Ashanti and Arabic cultures D. The mixing of the Bantu and Ashanti cultures A

31 What is significant about the Nile River? Longest river in the world/flows north

32 WHAT COUNTRY IS THIS? NIGERIA

33 What is the largest desert in the world? Sahara Desert

34 Where does a majority of African wildlife live in Africa? The Savanna

35 What desert is this? THE KALAHARI DESERT

36 Which geographical area can be found along most of Africa s equator? Tropical Rainforest

37 CONGO RIVER What River is this?

38 What is a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau that is usually formed by erosion? Escarpment

39 What lake is this? LAKE TANGANYIKA

40 What desert in Africa is about the same size as the United States? The Sahara

41 What landform separates Morocco from the Sahara desert? Atlas Mountains

42 What Region is this? THE SAHARA DESERT

43 What is a small place where trees are able to grow and where people can live with grazing animals and a few crops? Oasis

44 ATLAS MOUNTAINS

45 What ethnic group believes that the safety of their nation depends on the Golden Stool? Ashanti

46 What Region is this? THE SAHEL

47 The Sahara divides Africa into two regions. What are these two regions? Northern Africa and Sub- Saharan Africa

48 What River is this? NIGER RIVER

49 What items were traded across the Sahara by caravan? Salt and Gold

50 What language to Arabs speak? Arabic

51 Which body of water does the Nile River flow into? The Mediterranean Sea

52 What is the spread of deserts called? Desertification

53 In the Sahel, what is leading to desertification? Overgrazing by animals

54 Where are Arabs mainly found? Northern Africa and the Middle East

55 What ethnic group is found in Central and Southern Africa? Bantu

56 What is a drought? A lack of rainfall for an extended period of time

57 What is silt? Rich soil carried into an area by rivers/flooding

58 What is the deepest lake in Africa? Lake Tanganyika

59 Due to poor farmland in the Sahel, where are most people choosing to move? Into cities

60 What ethnic group is found in East Africa, especially Kenya? Swahili

61 Why is the rainforest shrinking? Deforestation

62 What is the largest lake in Africa? Lake Victoria

63 What group of people first started clearing large areas of the rainforest? Europeans

64 What is a major problem with the Nile River today? Pollution

65 What two things does deforestation lead to? Desertification and Soil Erosion

66 What desert is found in Southern Africa? Kalahari Desert

67 What is the world s longest river? Nile River

68 In what country are the Ashanti people found? Ghana

69 In what country did the Bantus come from? Nigeria

70 What religion was brought to Africa from the Middle East? Islam

71 What country is this? DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

72 Explain why the population of the Sahara is low. LIMITED ACCESS TO WATER

73 What country is this? SUDAN

74 Which concept relates to religion rather than ethnicity? a. Kimba is Ashanti. b. Mustafa follows the Quran. c. Kemal is a nomadic herder. d. Jambo speaks Swahili. B

75 What country is this? EGYPT

76 Name the mixed ethnic group, who mostly live in North Africa and the Middle East. ARABS

77 What lake is this? LAKE VICTORIA

78 Name the vast, dry area that stretches across North Africa. SAHARA DESERT

79 Name the region of short grasses bordering the Sahara where desertification is a problem. The Sahel

80 Which statement BEST describes the result of fertile soil along the Niger River? A. East Africa is the population center of Africa. B. South Africa is the population center of Africa. C. North Africa is the population center of Africa. D. West Africa is the population center of Africa. D

81 What River is this? NILE RIVER

82 Some regions in Africa battle with widespread famine. What is famine? EXTREME SHORTAGE OF FOOD

83 What country is this? KENYA

84 Name the 3 regions that were involved in the Triangle Slave Trade. Europe, Africa, Americas

85 ATLAS MOUNTAINS

86 The is the longest and most important river in West Africa. NIGER

87 The development of the Swahili language was a direct result of A. The mixing of traditional African and Arabic cultures B. The mixing of the Bantu and Swahili cultures C. The mixing of the Ashanti and Arabic cultures D. The mixing of the Bantu and Ashanti cultures A

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