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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. Why is deforestation happening in the rain forest of Africa? People are cutting the trees down for $$, farming, etc.

  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 Traditional African languages

  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. SOUTH AFRICA What country is this?

  22. Some regions in Africa battle with widespread famine. What is famine? EXTREME SHORTAGE OF FOOD

  23. KENYA What country is this?

  24. People in Egypt use chemical fertilizers to help them grow crops. What is a negative effect of these fertilizers for the soil? Pollutes the water

  25. What River is this? NIGER RIVER

  26. The ______________ is the longest and most important river in West Africa. NIGER

  27. What lake is this? LAKE TANGANYIKA

  28. What is the biggest threat to the savanna? The increasing number of people in the region and animals eating the grasses

  29. The development of the Swahili language was a direct result of A. The mixing of the African and Arabic cultures B. The mixing of the African and Swahili cultures C. The mixing of the African and Arabic cultures D. The mixing of the African and Ashanti cultures A

  30. What is significant about the Nile River? Longest river in the world

  31. WHAT COUNTRY IS THIS? NIGERIA

  32. What is the largest desert in the world? Sahara Desert

  33. Where does a majority of African wildlife live in Africa? The Savanna

  34. THE KALAHARI DESERT What desert is this?

  35. Which geographical area can be found along most of Africa’s equator? Tropical Rainforest

  36. What River is this? CONGO RIVER

  37. What lake is this? LAKE TANGANYIKA

  38. THE SAHARA DESERT What Region is this?

  39. Where water is found at the surface in the desert… Oasis

  40. What mountains are these? ATLAS MOUNTAINS

  41. What ethnic group believes that the safety and power of their group depends on the Golden Stool? Ashanti

  42. THE SAHEL What Region is this?

  43. The Sahara divides Africa into two regions. What are these two regions? Northern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa

  44. What River is this? NIGER RIVER

  45. Which body of water does the Nile River flow into? The Mediterranean Sea

  46. What is the spread of deserts called? Desertification

  47. In the Sahel, what is leading to desertification? Overgrazing by animals

  48. Where are Arabs mainly found? Northern Africa and the Middle East

  49. What ethnic group is found in Central and Southern Africa? Bantu

  50. What is a drought? A lack of rainfall for an extended period of time