GEOG 101 AMU Quiz 4 Week 4 Subsaharan Africa assistance is available on Domyclass.com
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|100/ 100.0 Points
|Question 1 of 25 Which of the following countries borders Lake Victoria?
A. Sudan B. Uganda C. Malawi D. Democratic Republic of Congo
|Question 2 of 25 All countries in Subsaharan Africa gained their independence by ______.
A. 1970 B. the late 1950s C. the mid 1960s D. the 1990s
|Question 3 of 25 The European slave trade reoriented African political and economic power structures by _________.
A. weakening states in North Africa. B. propelling East Africa to prominence. C. enriching coastal kingdoms in West Africa. D. empowering Madagascar to become a regional leader.
|Question 4 of 25 The largest migration of land animals occurs in what area?
A. The Seregeti. B. The Sahel. C. The Namib Desert. D. The Bushveld Basin.
|Question 5 of 25
Which country in Subsaharan Africa has spent the last few decades recovering from its former policy of apartheid, or racial separation?
A. Zimbabwe B. South Africa C. Malawi D. Zambia
|Question 6 of 25 Once ______ gained independence, Ethiopia became a land-locked state.
A. Axum B. South Sudan C. Somaliland D. Eritirea
|Question 7 of 25 Uganda has a national park containing one of only two remaining populations of ___________.
A. African elephants B. Bonobo chimpanzees C. one-horned rhinoceroses D. mountain gorillas
|Question 8 of 25 Some of Africa’s challenges are the result of colonial borders having been drawn with no respect for existing __________ boundaries.
A. ethnic B. climatic C. physiographic D. hydrographic
|Question 9 of 25 After independence, _________ became embroiled in a Cold War based civil war, which even involved troops from Cuba.
A. Angola B. Malawi C. South Africa D. Nigeria
|Question 10 of 25 The majority of people in Subaharan Africa depend on _______ for their livelihood.
A. farming B. service sector jobs C. public sector jobs D. manufacturing
|Question 11 of 25 Most countries in the African Transition Zone have a _____ population in the north and a _____ population in the south.
A. Muslim/Christian-animist B. relatively large/sparse C. non-Muslim/Muslim D. African/Saharan
|Question 12 of 25 What West African country is known for both its coffee and cocoa beans exports?
A. Guinea B. Chad C. Ivory Coast D. Niger
|Question 13 of 25 Which of the following dominates the natural environment of Botswana?
A. The Kalahari Desert. B. Mountains associated with the Great Escarpment. C. Tropical rainforest. D. Coastal swamps and deltas.
|Question 14 of 25 Madagascar owes its unique flora and fauna to its __________.
A. unique physical environment and long term isolation B. lack of human habitation C. strong environmental regulations D. dry, savanna like climate
|Question 15 of 25 According to Figure 7.16 on page 376, which nation has the highest percentage of adults infected with HIV/AIDS?
A. Swaziland B. South Africa C. Kenya D. Mozambique
|Question 16 of 25 Which of the following is an element of the informal sector of the economy?
A. Government workers. B. The commercial agricultural sector. C. Street markets. D. Retail store chains.
|Question 17 of 25 Which of the following is a unique aspect of Madagascar?
A. It was subject to a South African like apartheid system until 2003. B. It produces exceptional quantities of salt. C. The dominant population is of Malaysian and Indonesian origin. D. The Great Rift Valley predominates in the central part of the country.
|Question 18 of 25 The Sahel, or southern margin of the Sahara desert, is prone to what environmental hazard?
A. Earthquakes. B. Flooding. C. Desertification. D. Volcanism.
|Question 19 of 25 Which of the following is true of Rwanda and Burundi?
A. They were once a single country. B. They have both driven out their Tutsi populations. C. They both border Lake Victoria. D. They were former British colonies.
|Question 20 of 25 Subsaharan Africa shares which one of the following physical traits with North America?
A. A long mountainous backbone. B. Extensive coastal plains. C. A cluster of large lakes. D. Extensive areas of tropical climates.
|Question 21 of 25 Which of the following statements best describes Central Africa?
A. Its most prominent landscape is tropical rainforest. B. It is among the realm’s most stable regions. C. It is comprised exclusively of highlands. D. It spans the waist of Africa along the equator from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean.
|Question 22 of 25
In Nigeria, some groups think that profits from selling _____ aren’t being used to help ordinary people. A. palm oil B. cocoa beans C. diamonds D. oil
|Question 23 of 25
Which of the following statements best describes post-colonial land reforms in Zimbabwe?
A. They caused a crash in Zimbabwe’s agricultural productivity. B. They had no effect on Zimbabwe’s agriculture. C. They were done in a proper legal fashion. D. They resulted in efficient farms run by knowledge farmers.
|Question 24 of 25 Which of the following countries was not a British colony prior to its independence?
A. Zambia B. Ethiopia C. Zimbabawe D. Kenya
|Question 25 of 25 A significant legacy of colonialism in Subsaharan Africa is ____.
A. modernized farming systems B. English as the only lingua franca C. poor connections between African nations D. a robust but aging industrial sector