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Social Studies Quiz Show. Ethnic & Religious Groups. South & East Asia. Africa. Middle East (S.W. Asia). Environment. 1. 1. 1. 1. 1. 2. 2. 2. 2. 2. 3. 3. 3. 3. 3. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 5. 5. 6. 5. 5. 5. Topic 1 for 1. What is Pan-Africanism?

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    1. Social Studies Quiz Show

    2. Ethnic & Religious Groups South & East Asia Africa Middle East (S.W. Asia) Environment 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 5 5 5

    3. Topic 1 for 1 • What is Pan-Africanism? • the uniting of a continent’s people to fight for their independence • the uniting of a country’s people to fight for their independence • laws created to enforce segregation in South Africa • when one country takes control over another country and then sends its people to settle that country Check Your Answer

    4. Definitions Answer: the uniting of people of Africa (the entire continent) to fight for their independence Back to the Game Board

    5. Topic 1 for 2 As Europeans colonized Africa, they abused African wealth to their own advantage. Europeans almost never treated Africans as fellow citizens. Furthermore, African societies and cultures were humiliated and viewed as inferior and strange. By the end of WWII, Africans wanted to control their own government and natural resources. The above paragraph best describes the causes of … a. apartheid c. colonialism b. nationalism d. slavery Check Your Answer

    6. Topic 1 for 2 Answer: nationalism Back to the Game Board

    7. Topic 1 for 3 • How did apartheid impact the non-white population of South Africa?(pick ANY that apply) • Non-white South Africans . . . • were only allowed to vote if they were educated. • had to use separate facilities (ex. schools, hospitals) from whites. • could not vote at all. • were moved to poor, overcrowded areas far away from the cities. Check Your Answer

    8. Topic 1 for 3 • Answer: • could not vote at all. • were moved to poor, overcrowded areas far away from the cities. • were moved to poor, overcrowded areas far away from the cities. Back to the Game Board

    9. Topic 1 for 4 In 1946 British colonial leaders combined southern and northern Sudan into a single country. The native people of southern Sudan mostly practice Christianity and traditional African religions. Northern Sudan is mostly Arab Muslims. Combining the citizens in these previously separate regions led to the first Sudanese civil war and later caused political and ethnic conflict. Based on the passage above, what contributed to (caused) civil war in Sudan? Check Your Answer

    10. Topic 1 for 4 Answer: new political borders Back to the Game Board

    11. Topic 1 for 5 Who does the passage below describe? He was a member of the African National Congress (ANC), which fought against racism and apartheid. This person also spent 27 years in prison for his anti-apartheid protests. He later became the first black president of South Africa in 1994. A. F.W. de Clerk C. Nelson Mandela B. Jomo Kenyatta D. Saddam Hussein Check Your Answer

    12. Topic 1 for 5 Answer: Nelson Mandela Back to the Game Board

    13. Topic 2 for 1 What is anti-Semitism? Check Your Answer

    14. Topic 2 for 1 Answer: racism against Jewish people Back to the Game Board

    15. Topic 2 for 2 • Which one of these events was NOT a cause or basis for the idea of Zionism? • Anti-Semitism (hatred of Jewish people) • Holocaust • Diaspora (Romans kicked the Jews out of Israel) • D. WWI Check Your Answer

    16. Topic 2 for 2 Answer: D. WWI Back to the Game Board

    17. Topic 2 for 3 • Which one of the following statements best describes the current relationship between the Palestinian Arabs & Israelis? • The peace treaties signed by the Arabs and Israelis have solved all of their disagreements. • B. The Palestinians have given up all of their land to the Israelis. • C. The Israelis have given back all of the disputed land the Palestinians. • D. Violent conflicts between Arabs and Israelis still happen today over disputed land like the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Check Your Answer

    18. Topic 2 for 3 Answer: Violent conflicts between Arabs and Israelis still happen today over disputed land like the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Back to the Game Board

    19. Topic 2 for 4 • What effect did the breakup of the Ottoman Empire have? • The Ottomans took over the rest of the Middle East. • The Japanese took over the Middle East for its natural resources. • European countries divided control of the Middle East and created new countries. • African traders brought Islam to the Middle East. Check Your Answer

    20. Topic 2 for 4 Answer: European countries divided control of the Middle East and created new countries Back to the Game Board

    21. Topic 2 for 5 ** Daily Double ** A) Why did the U.S. invade Afghanistan in 2001? B) Why did the U.S. invade Iraq in 2003? Check Your Answer

    22. Topic 2 for 5 Answer: A) Afghanistan – the Taliban was protecting Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda who were responsible for 9/11 B) Iraq – President Bush thought Saddam Hussein was hiding WMDs (weapons of mass destruction) and threatening U.S. oil interests Back to the Game Board

    23. Topic 2 for 6 What are the United States’ 2 main interests in the Middle East? Check Your Answer

    24. Topic 2 for 6 Answer: oil & terrorism Back to the Game Board

    25. Topic 3 for 1 What was the United States’ main reason for helping to rebuild Japan after WWII? Check Your Answer

    26. Topic 3 for 1 Answer: They wanted to contain communism, making sure it did not spread into Japan from China or the U.S.S.R. Back to the Game Board

    27. Topic 3 for 2 Why did the U.S.A. become involved in the Korean and Vietnam Wars? What was their main concern? Check Your Answer

    28. Topic 3 for 2 Answer: They wanted to contain the spread of communism. Back to the Game Board

    29. Topic 3 for 3 * * DAILY DOUBLE * * A) Why was Gandhi so important to India? What did he help India achieve? B) What American used Gandhi’s non-violent tactics in fighting for racial freedom in the U.S.? Check Your Answer

    30. Topic 3 for 3 • Answer: • His non-violent protests helped India achieve independence from Britain. • Martin Luther King Jr. Back to the Game Board

    31. Topic 3 for 4 * * DAILY DOUBLE * * • Was China’s Great Leap Forward successful? Explain why or why not. • What the cause AND effect of China’s Cultural Revolution? Check Your Answer

    32. Topic 3 for 4 • No, it was not successful. It tried to speed up China’s economic development but Chinese workers could not reach the production goals set by the Communist Party. It resulted in a terrible famine & death. • Cause – to renew the spirit of communism (after the failure of the Great Leap Forward) • Effect – The Red Guard harassed “uncommunist” people and destroyedanything connected to foreign ideas & old Chinese ideas Back to the Game Board

    33. Topic 3 for 5 Changes have been made to China’s economy to help the country become economically strong, but changes have not affected every aspect of Chinese life. The protests Tiananmen Square in 1989 demonstrate what about the government of China? Check Your Answer

    34. Topic 3 for 5 Answer: China still has a communist government that does not allow its citizens to protest against the government or have as many freedoms as citizens of democratic countries might have. Back to the Game Board

    35. Topic 4 for 1 Which of these is an ethnic group? a. Buddhist b. Hindu c. Kurd d. Muslim Check Your Answer

    36. Topic 4 for 1 Answer: Kurd Back to the Game Board

    37. Topic 4 for 2 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. Check Your Answer

    38. Topic 4 for 2 Answer: Mustafa follows the Quran. Back to the Game Board

    39. Topic 4 for 3 Shara is Arab. Why can’t it be assumed that Shara is Muslim? A. All Arabs are not Muslim B. All Arabs are Christian C. Muslims are not Arab D. Christians are not Arab Check Your Answer

    40. Topic 4 for 3 Answer: All Arabs are not Muslim Back to the Game Board

    41. Topic 4 for 4 • What new belief did Judaism develop? • animism • ancestor worship • polytheism • monotheism Check Your Answer

    42. Topic 4 for 4 Answer: monotheism Back to the Game Board

    43. Topic 4 for 5 • The reason for division between Sunni and Shia Muslims is based on the issue of • the leadership of Islam. • the issue of women’s rights within the religion. • who should control the natural resources of the region. • where the geographic center of the Islamic world should be located. Check Your Answer

    44. Topic 4 for 5 • ANSWER: leadership of Islam Back to the Game Board

    45. Topic 5 for 1 • Poor soil and deforestation cause more land to become • useless for farming and agriculture • unsuitable for building houses • good areas for cattle farming • a better place to raise a family Check Your Answer

    46. Topic 5 for 1 Answer: useless for farming and agriculture Back to the Game Board

    47. Topic 5 for 2 In sub-Saharan Africa, less than 50% of the population has access to safe drinking water from environmental pollution. How has this shortage of safe drinking water affected sub-Saharan Africa development? a. increased size of the Sahara b. decreased economic growth c. increased population growth d. decreased the size of the rain forest Check Your Answer

    48. Topic 5 for 2 Answer: Decreased economic growth Back to the Game Board

    49. Topic 5 for 3 In the Sahel, overgrazing and drought have resulted in a decrease in the grassland region. What is this process called? A. Deforestation B. Desertification C. Unequal distribution D. Environmental pollution Check Your Answer

    50. Topic 5 for 3 Answer: Desertification Back to the Game Board