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20 Review Questions


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What does “secede” mean:
a. To give up
b. To become separate
c. To become powerful
To become seperate (B)
Three major changes have occurred from rapid urbanization they are ___________, ___________, and ______________.
Traditional bonds of lineage have been destroyed, when family members leave to go to the city they become a burden on their families, marriage customs are changed by the wealthy and educated.
What does ethnicity mean:
a.You belong to an ethnic group
b.You are prejudiced to an ethnic group
c.You are attached to your ethnic group
You are attached to your ethnic group (C)
Economic sanctions are:
a. Places where the economy is the best.
b. An area where the economy is the worst.
c. A group of laws to boost an areas economy.
d. A group of laws that stops any trade into an area.
A Group of laws that stops any trade into an area. (D)
What make Zimbabwe an ideal area for growing crops:
a. ItÂ’s rare for it to have droughts.
b. Most of the country is on a high plateau.
c. Distinct wet and dry seasons.
d. All of the above.
All of the above. (D)
Apartheid is:
a. The eldest mans house in a village.
b. A separation of blacks and whites.
c. A city in Namibia.
The Seperation of Blacks and Whites (B)
Why was the Apartheid "policy" created?
The Apartheid "policy" was because of the strong views from the white farmers on white superiority.
Who created the Apartheid "policy"?
The Apartheid "policy" was created around 1948 by South Africa's Nationalist goverment, which won the support of many conservitive white (dutch decendents) framers who had very strong views on white superiority in South Africa.
Where was the Apartheid "policy" created?
The Apartheid "policy" was created in South Africa.
When was the Apartheid "policy" abolished?
The Apartheid "policy" was abolished in 1990.
Why was the Apartheid "policy" gotten rid of?
Apartheid "policy" was changed because of the conflict it made with the people that had to abide by its laws and basis. The policy was also gotten rid of because the U.N. did not agree with its edistance and (to be blunt) bitched about it until it was gone.
Who was the first black president of South Africa? When did he become president of South Africa?
The first black president of South Africa was Nelson Mandela and he was elected in 1994.
There are several projects that many nations in Africa are trying to accomplish some of the larger projects are ____________, ____________, and _______________.
Limit family sizes, start growing crops that thrive in the dry-season, and find more effective ways to fight illnesses.
Most nations in Africa were _________ (Allied, Axis, or Neutral) during the Cold War.
Who is a griot:
a. A storyteller.
b. Village leaders wives.
c. Village Idiot.
A storyteller (A)
What is the leading resource in Nigeria:
a. Oil
b. Tobacco
c. Yams
d. Cars
Oil (A)
Which was not a direct effect that colonial rule had on African tribes:
a. The desire for more modern technology.
b. The desire for better weapons.
c. The desire for living conditions like the Europeans.
The desire for better weapons. (B)
What is happening that is straining the amount of food in Africa:
a. Fires
b. Floods
c. Overpopulation
d. Uncertain population fluctuations
Overpopulation (C)
What country in Africa has the largest population:
a. Cameroon
b. Zaire
c. Sudan
d. Nigeria
Nigeria (D)
Which is the most industrialized nation in Africa:
a. Chad
b. Niger
c. Somalia
d. South Africa
South Africa (D)
What is the main traditional instrument that many Africans use in their music?
The main traditional insturment that many Africans use in their music is the talking drums.
Why were so many African nations able to win their independence after WWII?
So many African nations were able to win their independence after WWII because they would get resources and stuff from some of the super-powers (the strongest nations are considered super-powers) and when WWII ended the were able to fight against the nations which repressed them and achieve victory which in turn finally won them their independence.

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