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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 mountains are these? 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 Sub-Saharan 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