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2nd Nine Weeks SS

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What desert covers most of northern Africa? Sahara desert
What is Africa's transition zone between desert and rainforest? Sahel
What African landform has rolling grassland and scattered trees? Savanna
Located in Africa, what is the longest lake in the world? Lake Tanganyika
What desert is located in southern Africa? Kalahari Desert
Located in Africa, what is the world's longest river? Nile River
What mountain range is located in northern Africa? Atlas Mountains
What is the largest lake in Africa? Lake victoria
Which African river near the equator is located in the tropical rainforest? Congo RIver
Which river is the principal river in western Africa? Niger
What is a result of deforestation? Rain washes away soil, soil erosion, and sun bakes soil
What is desertification? The spreading of deserts
What is a cause of desertification? Slash and burn, deforestation, over-grazing
Most of Africa's population lives where? In the Cities
The two main religious groups in Africa are Muslim and Christian
Two examples of ethnic groups are Swahili and Bantu
Most African languages can be traced to Bantu
A high literacy rate generally leads to High standard of living
The literacy rate in Africa Is low- men are higher than women
This type of government is a loose alliance Confederation
One leader holds complete power in this government Autocracy
The legislature holds power in this system Parliamentary
Kenya's government is a Republic
Sudan (north) has what kind of leader? Dictator
Entrepreneurship is a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.
Who gets better access to schools in Africa? Males
What has led to famine in Africa? Aids(death), Soil erosion, and drought
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 Goods
The European division of Africa caused Poverty, Famine, Disease
A strong belief in one's country is Nationalism
In 1963, Kenya achieved independence from Britian
More than 250 ethnic groups make up this country Nigeria
Apartheid separated blacks and whites in South America
Who was arrested and imprisoned for resisting apartheid? Nelson Mendela
The goal of the Pan-African movement was to Unite Africans to solve problems in Africa
This country has lots of oil, but its people are very poor. Nigeria
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