AFRICA GEOGRAPHY UNIT 1 REVIEW
Where do most people in Egypt live? <ul><ul><li>Along the Nile River </li></ul></ul>
What country is this? SOUTH AFRICA
In the Sahel, overgrazing and drought have resulted in a decrease in the grassland region. What is this process called? DE...
What country is this? DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
What country in Africa is losing its rainforest the fastest today due to its huge population? <ul><ul><li>Nigeria </li></u...
Explain why the population of the Sahara is low. LIMITED ACCESS TO WATER
What country is this? SUDAN
Swahili is a mixture of which two languages? <ul><ul><li>Arabic and Bantu </li></ul></ul>
Which concept relates to  religion  rather than ethnicity? a. Kimba is Ashanti. b. Mustafa follows the Quran. c. Kemal is ...
What country is this? EGYPT
Name the mixed ethnic group, who mostly live in North Africa and the Middle East. ARABS
Where is a majority of wildlife in Africa found? <ul><ul><li>The Savanna </li></ul></ul>
What lake is this? LAKE VICTORIA
Name the vast, dry area that stretches across North Africa. SAHARA DESERT
What River is this? CONGO RIVER
Name the region of short grasses bordering the Sahara where desertification is a problem. The Sahel
What is the largest country in Africa? <ul><ul><li>Sudan </li></ul></ul>
What River is this? NILE RIVER
Which statement BEST describes the result of fertile soil along the Niger River? A. East Africa is the population center o...
What does the word “Swahili” mean? <ul><ul><li>One who lives on the coast </li></ul></ul>
What country is this? SOUTH AFRICA
Some regions in Africa battle with widespread  famine . What is famine?   EXTREME SHORTAGE OF FOOD
What country is this? KENYA
People in Egypt use chemical fertilizers to help them grow crops.  What is a negative effect of these fertilizers for the ...
What River is this? NIGER RIVER
The ______________ is the longest and most important river in West Africa. NIGER
What lake is this? LAKE TANGANYIKA
What is the biggest threat to the savanna? <ul><ul><li>The increasing number of people in the region </li></ul></ul>
The development of the Swahili language was a direct result of A. The mixing of the Bantu and Arabic cultures B. The mixin...
What is significant about the Nile River? Longest river in the world/flows north
WHAT COUNTRY IS THIS? NIGERIA
What is the largest desert in the world? <ul><ul><li>Sahara Desert </li></ul></ul>
Where does a majority of African wildlife live in Africa? <ul><ul><li>The Savanna </li></ul></ul>
What desert is this? THE KALAHARI DESERT
Which geographical area can be found along most of Africa’s equator? <ul><ul><li>Tropical Rainforest </li></ul></ul>
What River is this? CONGO RIVER
What is a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau that is usually formed by erosion? <ul><li>Escarpment </li></ul>
What lake is this? LAKE TANGANYIKA
What desert in Africa is about the same size as the United States? <ul><ul><li>The Sahara </li></ul></ul>
What landform separates Morocco from the Sahara desert? <ul><ul><li>Atlas Mountains </li></ul></ul>
What Region is this? THE SAHARA DESERT
What is a small place where trees are able to grow and where people can live with grazing animals and a few crops? <ul><ul...
What mountains are these? ATLAS MOUNTAINS
What ethnic group believes that the safety of their nation depends on the Golden Stool? <ul><ul><li>Ashanti </li></ul></ul>
What Region is this? THE SAHEL
The Sahara divides Africa into two regions.  What are these two regions? <ul><ul><li>Northern Africa and Sub-Saharan Afric...
What River is this? NIGER RIVER
What items were traded across the Sahara by caravan? <ul><ul><li>Salt and Gold </li></ul></ul>
What language to Arabs speak? <ul><ul><li>Arabic </li></ul></ul>
Which body of water does the Nile River flow into? <ul><ul><li>The Mediterranean Sea </li></ul></ul>
What is the spread of deserts called? <ul><ul><li>Desertification </li></ul></ul>
In the Sahel, what is leading to desertification? <ul><ul><li>Overgrazing by animals </li></ul></ul>
Where are Arabs mainly found?  <ul><ul><li>Northern Africa and the Middle East </li></ul></ul>
What ethnic group is found in Central and Southern Africa? <ul><ul><li>Bantu </li></ul></ul>
What is a drought? <ul><ul><li>A lack of rainfall for an extended period of time </li></ul></ul>
What is silt? <ul><ul><li>Rich soil carried into an area by rivers/flooding  </li></ul></ul>
What is the deepest lake in Africa? <ul><ul><li>Lake Tanganyika  </li></ul></ul>
Due to poor farmland in the Sahel, where are most people choosing to move? <ul><ul><li>Into cities </li></ul></ul>
What ethnic group is found in East Africa, especially Kenya? <ul><ul><li>Swahili </li></ul></ul>
Why is the rainforest shrinking? <ul><ul><li>Deforestation </li></ul></ul>
What is the largest lake in Africa? <ul><ul><li>Lake Victoria </li></ul></ul>
What group of people first started clearing large areas of the rainforest? <ul><ul><li>Europeans  </li></ul></ul>
What is a major problem with the Nile River today? <ul><ul><li>Pollution </li></ul></ul>
What two things does deforestation lead to? <ul><ul><li>Desertification and Soil Erosion </li></ul></ul>
What desert is found in Southern Africa? <ul><ul><li>Kalahari Desert </li></ul></ul>
What is the world’s longest river? <ul><ul><li>Nile River </li></ul></ul>
In what country are the Ashanti people found? <ul><ul><li>Ghana </li></ul></ul>
In what country did the Bantus come from? <ul><ul><li>Nigeria </li></ul></ul>
What religion was brought to Africa from the Middle East? <ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul></ul>
What country is this? DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
Explain why the population of the Sahara is low. LIMITED ACCESS TO WATER
What country is this? SUDAN
Which concept relates to  religion  rather than ethnicity? a. Kimba is Ashanti. b. Mustafa follows the Quran. c. Kemal is ...
What country is this? EGYPT
Name the mixed ethnic group, who mostly live in North Africa and the Middle East. ARABS
What lake is this? LAKE VICTORIA
Name the vast, dry area that stretches across North Africa. SAHARA DESERT
Name the region of short grasses bordering the Sahara where desertification is a problem. The Sahel
Which statement BEST describes the result of fertile soil along the Niger River? A. East Africa is the population center o...
What River is this? NILE RIVER
Some regions in Africa battle with widespread  famine . What is famine?   EXTREME SHORTAGE OF FOOD
What country is this? KENYA
Name the 3 regions that were involved in the Triangle Slave Trade. Europe, Africa, Americas
What mountains are these? ATLAS MOUNTAINS
The ______________ is the longest and most important river in West Africa. NIGER
The development of the Swahili language was a direct result of A. The mixing of traditional African and Arabic cultures B....
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  1. 1. AFRICA GEOGRAPHY UNIT 1 REVIEW
  2. 2. Where do most people in Egypt live? <ul><ul><li>Along the Nile River </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What country is this? SOUTH AFRICA
  4. 4. In the Sahel, overgrazing and drought have resulted in a decrease in the grassland region. What is this process called? DESERTIFICATION
  5. 5. What country is this? DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
  6. 6. What country in Africa is losing its rainforest the fastest today due to its huge population? <ul><ul><li>Nigeria </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Explain why the population of the Sahara is low. LIMITED ACCESS TO WATER
  8. 8. What country is this? SUDAN
  9. 9. Swahili is a mixture of which two languages? <ul><ul><li>Arabic and Bantu </li></ul></ul>
  10. 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. 11. What country is this? EGYPT
  12. 12. Name the mixed ethnic group, who mostly live in North Africa and the Middle East. ARABS
  13. 13. Where is a majority of wildlife in Africa found? <ul><ul><li>The Savanna </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. What lake is this? LAKE VICTORIA
  15. 15. Name the vast, dry area that stretches across North Africa. SAHARA DESERT
  16. 16. What River is this? CONGO RIVER
  17. 17. Name the region of short grasses bordering the Sahara where desertification is a problem. The Sahel
  18. 18. What is the largest country in Africa? <ul><ul><li>Sudan </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. What River is this? NILE RIVER
  20. 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. 21. What does the word “Swahili” mean? <ul><ul><li>One who lives on the coast </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. What country is this? SOUTH AFRICA
  23. 23. Some regions in Africa battle with widespread famine . What is famine? EXTREME SHORTAGE OF FOOD
  24. 24. What country is this? KENYA
  25. 25. People in Egypt use chemical fertilizers to help them grow crops. What is a negative effect of these fertilizers for the soil? <ul><ul><li>Salt buildup </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. What River is this? NIGER RIVER
  27. 27. The ______________ is the longest and most important river in West Africa. NIGER
  28. 28. What lake is this? LAKE TANGANYIKA
  29. 29. What is the biggest threat to the savanna? <ul><ul><li>The increasing number of people in the region </li></ul></ul>
  30. 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. 31. What is significant about the Nile River? Longest river in the world/flows north
  32. 32. WHAT COUNTRY IS THIS? NIGERIA
  33. 33. What is the largest desert in the world? <ul><ul><li>Sahara Desert </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Where does a majority of African wildlife live in Africa? <ul><ul><li>The Savanna </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. What desert is this? THE KALAHARI DESERT
  36. 36. Which geographical area can be found along most of Africa’s equator? <ul><ul><li>Tropical Rainforest </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. What River is this? CONGO RIVER
  38. 38. What is a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau that is usually formed by erosion? <ul><li>Escarpment </li></ul>
  39. 39. What lake is this? LAKE TANGANYIKA
  40. 40. What desert in Africa is about the same size as the United States? <ul><ul><li>The Sahara </li></ul></ul>
  41. 41. What landform separates Morocco from the Sahara desert? <ul><ul><li>Atlas Mountains </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. What Region is this? THE SAHARA DESERT
  43. 43. What is a small place where trees are able to grow and where people can live with grazing animals and a few crops? <ul><ul><li>Oasis </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. What mountains are these? ATLAS MOUNTAINS
  45. 45. What ethnic group believes that the safety of their nation depends on the Golden Stool? <ul><ul><li>Ashanti </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. What Region is this? THE SAHEL
  47. 47. The Sahara divides Africa into two regions. What are these two regions? <ul><ul><li>Northern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa </li></ul></ul>
  48. 48. What River is this? NIGER RIVER
  49. 49. What items were traded across the Sahara by caravan? <ul><ul><li>Salt and Gold </li></ul></ul>
  50. 50. What language to Arabs speak? <ul><ul><li>Arabic </li></ul></ul>
  51. 51. Which body of water does the Nile River flow into? <ul><ul><li>The Mediterranean Sea </li></ul></ul>
  52. 52. What is the spread of deserts called? <ul><ul><li>Desertification </li></ul></ul>
  53. 53. In the Sahel, what is leading to desertification? <ul><ul><li>Overgrazing by animals </li></ul></ul>
  54. 54. Where are Arabs mainly found? <ul><ul><li>Northern Africa and the Middle East </li></ul></ul>
  55. 55. What ethnic group is found in Central and Southern Africa? <ul><ul><li>Bantu </li></ul></ul>
  56. 56. What is a drought? <ul><ul><li>A lack of rainfall for an extended period of time </li></ul></ul>
  57. 57. What is silt? <ul><ul><li>Rich soil carried into an area by rivers/flooding </li></ul></ul>
  58. 58. What is the deepest lake in Africa? <ul><ul><li>Lake Tanganyika </li></ul></ul>
  59. 59. Due to poor farmland in the Sahel, where are most people choosing to move? <ul><ul><li>Into cities </li></ul></ul>
  60. 60. What ethnic group is found in East Africa, especially Kenya? <ul><ul><li>Swahili </li></ul></ul>
  61. 61. Why is the rainforest shrinking? <ul><ul><li>Deforestation </li></ul></ul>
  62. 62. What is the largest lake in Africa? <ul><ul><li>Lake Victoria </li></ul></ul>
  63. 63. What group of people first started clearing large areas of the rainforest? <ul><ul><li>Europeans </li></ul></ul>
  64. 64. What is a major problem with the Nile River today? <ul><ul><li>Pollution </li></ul></ul>
  65. 65. What two things does deforestation lead to? <ul><ul><li>Desertification and Soil Erosion </li></ul></ul>
  66. 66. What desert is found in Southern Africa? <ul><ul><li>Kalahari Desert </li></ul></ul>
  67. 67. What is the world’s longest river? <ul><ul><li>Nile River </li></ul></ul>
  68. 68. In what country are the Ashanti people found? <ul><ul><li>Ghana </li></ul></ul>
  69. 69. In what country did the Bantus come from? <ul><ul><li>Nigeria </li></ul></ul>
  70. 70. What religion was brought to Africa from the Middle East? <ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul></ul>
  71. 71. What country is this? DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
  72. 72. Explain why the population of the Sahara is low. LIMITED ACCESS TO WATER
  73. 73. What country is this? SUDAN
  74. 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. 75. What country is this? EGYPT
  76. 76. Name the mixed ethnic group, who mostly live in North Africa and the Middle East. ARABS
  77. 77. What lake is this? LAKE VICTORIA
  78. 78. Name the vast, dry area that stretches across North Africa. SAHARA DESERT
  79. 79. Name the region of short grasses bordering the Sahara where desertification is a problem. The Sahel
  80. 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. 81. What River is this? NILE RIVER
  82. 82. Some regions in Africa battle with widespread famine . What is famine? EXTREME SHORTAGE OF FOOD
  83. 83. What country is this? KENYA
  84. 84. Name the 3 regions that were involved in the Triangle Slave Trade. Europe, Africa, Americas
  85. 85. What mountains are these? ATLAS MOUNTAINS
  86. 86. The ______________ is the longest and most important river in West Africa. NIGER
  87. 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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