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What desert covers most of northern Africa? sahara
What is Africa's transition zone between desert and rainforest? sahel
What African landform has rolling grassland and scattered trees? savannah
Located in Africa, what is the longest lake in the world? victoria
What desert is located in southern Africa? sahara
Located in Africa, what is the world's longest river? Nile river
What mountain range is located in northern Africa? atlas
What is the largest lake in Africa? tanganyika
Which African river near the equator is located in the tropical rainforest? congo
Which river is the principal river in western Africa? niger
What is a result of deforestation? Soil erosion,sun bakes soil. deforestation
What is desertification? Spreading of deserts
What is a cause of desertification? Slash and burn,overgrazing, and drought
Most of Africa's population lives where? Near the coast
The two main religious groups in Africa are Islam and christian
Two examples of ethnic groups are Bantu and ashanti
Most African languages can be traced to bantu
A high literacy rate generally leads to High standard of living
The literacy rate in Africa low
This type of government is a loose alliance confederation
One leader holds complete power in this government unitary
Control rests with a small group in this government oligarchy
The legislature holds power in this system parliamentary
Kenya's government is a republic
Sudan (north) has what kind of leader? dictator
Entrepreneurship is Taking risk to start a new business
Who gets better access to schools in Africa? men/boys
what has led to famine in africa Drought and aids.
This economic system is based on supply and demand. market
What country has the strongest economy in Africa? south africa
This trade barrier is a tax placed on imported goods. tariff
Building a factory would be an example of what kind of investment? capital
The European division of Africa caused Many ethnic conflicts, civil wars, and famine
A strong belief in one's country is nationalism
In 1963, Kenya achieved independence from Great britain
More than 250 ethnic groups make up this country. nigeria
Apartheid separated blacks and whites in south africa
Who was arrested and imprisoned for resisting apartheid? Nelson mandela
The goal of the Pan-African movement was to to unite all africans to help solve problems
This country has lots of oil, but its people are very poor. nigeria
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