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  • 1. AFRICA GEOGRAPHY UNIT 1 REVIEW
  • 2. Where do most people in Egypt live? Along the Nile River
  • 3. SOUTH AFRICA What country is this?
  • 4. In the Sahel, overgrazing and drought have resulted in a decrease in the grassland region. What is this process called? DESERTIFICATION
  • 5. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO What country is this?
  • 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. SUDAN What country is this?
  • 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. EGYPT What country is this?
  • 12. Name the mixed ethnic group, who mostly live 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. What River is this? CONGO RIVER
  • 17. Name the region of short grasses bordering the Sahara where desertification is a problem. The Sahel
  • 18. What is the largest country in Africa? 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. SOUTH AFRICA What country is this?
  • 23. Some regions in Africa battle with widespread famine. What is famine? EXTREME SHORTAGE OF FOOD
  • 24. KENYA What country is this?
  • 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. THE KALAHARI DESERT What desert is this?
  • 36. Which geographical area can be found along most of Africa’s equator? Tropical Rainforest
  • 37. What River is this? CONGO RIVER
  • 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. THE SAHARA DESERT What Region is this?
  • 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. What m ountains are thes e? ATLAS MOUNTAINS
  • 45. What ethnic group believes that the safety of their nation depends on the Golden Stool? Ashanti
  • 46. THE SAHEL What Region is this?
  • 47. The Sahara divides Africa into two regions. What are these two regions? Northern Africa and SubSaharan 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. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO What country is this?
  • 72. Explain why the population of the Sahara is low. LIMITED ACCESS TO WATER
  • 73. SUDAN What country is this?
  • 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. EGYPT What country is this?
  • 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. KENYA What country is this?
  • 84. Name the 3 regions that were involved in the Triangle Slave Trade. Europe, Africa, Americas
  • 85. What m ountains are thes e? 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