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 What are three facts you have learned from
Chapter 7?
 Put your Chapter 6 & 7 Notes in the tray
 Make sure everything is cleaned out of your Africa
book and ready to trade-in tomorrow
Bellringer
 What is something you have learned from your
Africa book?
 Get your Chapter 6 & 7 Notes in order, stapled, and
name on them to turn in tomorrow before your test:
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Chapter 6-1 (G.O.)
Chapter 7-1 (G. O.)
Chapter 7-2 (Fill in the Blank; 2 pages)
Chapter 6 & 7 Review
1.
Why did the Ethiopian Christian Church develop in
a unique way?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Ethiopian Christians were isolated from other Christians
Ethiopian Christians wanted to develop their own religion
Ethiopians encouraged Christians to convent to Judaism
Many Ethiopian Christians could not read Engish
2. The religions practiced by most Ethiopians today
are
A.
B.
C.
D.
Traditional African religions and Christianity
Christianity and Islam
Judaism and Christianity
Buddhism and Islam
3. Because of Kenya’s geography and climate, the land
there is suitable for
A.
B.
C.
D.
Manufacturing
Mining
Farming
Forestry
4. The former Ethiopian capital, Lalibela, is known
for its
A.
B.
C.
D.
Industries
University
Royal palace
Underground stone churches
5. One important political change made by Tanzania’s
new leaders was
A.
B.
C.
D.
Forming a dictatorship
Forming a monarchy
Starting a one-party system
Starting a multiparty system
6. Why did President Nyerere adopt Swahili as the
national language for Tanzania?
A.
B.
C.
D.
So the people would keep their traditions
So the government wouldn’t be controlled by the military
So the country’s ethnic groups would be united
So the people would vote in every election
7. President Nyerere’s ujamaa program failed because
many people
A.
B.
C.
D.
Didn’t have enough water
Refused to move to the new villages
Refused to work on family homesteads
Produced too many crops
8. One important change made by Tanzania's new
leaders was
A.
B.
C.
D.
Ending the foreign debt
Adopting a new national language
Ending ujamaa, which caused a lot of conflict
Raising fewer cash crops
9. As Arabs took control of North and East Africa,
some Ethiopians
A.
B.
C.
D.
Adopted Islam
Adopted Christianity
Resisted the Arabs
Took control of West Africa
10. In Kenyan villages, the women solve community
problems by
A.
B.
C.
D.
Attending schools
Asking their extended families for help
Forming self-help groups
Asking the local government for help
11. Why do so many Kenyan women remain in the
villages?
A.
B.
C.
D.
To farm the land
To attend colleges
to work in factories
to work in tourist hotels
12. How did apartheid laws affect South Africans?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Everyone paid higher taxes
White and black workers were united
Racial discrimination became legal
All South Africans could vote
13. What is one example of how harambee affects life
in Kenya?
A.
B.
C.
D.
People place little value on family
People work together in villages to build schools
People leave Kenya to live in other countries
People refuse to help other villagers farm their land
14. After South Africa was unified, the white-led
government passed laws that
A.
B.
C.
D.
Permitted black people to own good land
Kept land and wealth in white hands
Improved the living conditions of black citizens
Punished the British, French, and German settlers
15. Some of Congo’s most important natural resources
include
A.
B.
C.
D.
Water, natural gas, and sugar
Copper, forests, and wildlife
Sugar, wheat, and cocoa
Forests, fruits, and vegetables
16. What happened after Congo’s economy collapsed?
A.
B.
C.
D.
The government raised taxes
The government cut spending
The government spent more money on health services
The government gave food to the poor people of the country
17. The Belgian rulers of Congo were mainly interested
in the country’s
A.
B.
C.
D.
Resources
History
Language
Culture
18. Why did foreign companies help Mobutu take
control of Congo?
A.
B.
C.
D.
To educate the children
To protect their businesses
To provide medical care for the people
To improve the transportation system
19. Under F. W. de Klerk, the South African
government passed laws that ended
A.
B.
C.
D.
Black ownership of some land
Economic problems facing the country
Higher taxes in many poor villages
Legal discrimination on the basis of race
20. How did blacks in South Africa live under the
apartheid system?
A.
B.
C.
D.
They attended the same schools as whites
They made economic advancements
They had almost no rights at all
They moved to cities and villages throughout the country
21. Who did South Africans elect as their new
president after the end of apartheid?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Mobutu Sese Seko
Nelson Mandela
F. W. de Klerk
Nomfundo Mhlana
22. Why did the British battle with the Afrikaners over
Afrikaner land in the late 1800s?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Because diamonds and gold were discovered there
Because the government collapsed
Because black Africans asked the British for help
Because copper was discovered there
23. Most of Congo’s wealth is produced by
A.
B.
C.
D.
Farming
Forestry
Mining
Manufacturing
24. Congo’s economy collapsed in the late 1970s
because the price of copper
A.
B.
C.
D.
Went up and down
Increased
Stayed the same
Dropped sharply
25. Belgium ruled Congo in order to control the
country’s
A.
B.
C.
D.
Manufacturing
Resources, including copper and diamonds
Forestry and water
Crops and wildlife
26. What did Mobutu do after he assumed power in
Congo?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Improved the educational system
Held a general election
Nationalized foreign-owned industries
Established a multiparty political system
27. Which country was first to settle in South Africa?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Dutch
British
French
Germans
28. How many years did Nelson Mandela spend in jail?
A.
B.
C.
D.
1 year
17 years
5 years
28 years
29. What did other countries do to show their support
against apartheid?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Bought more goods from South Africa
Stopped trading with South Africa
Passed laws for apartheid
Ignored the situation
Other Items to Know!
 Make sure to study the review questions at the end of
each section
 Know the following locations of the African
countries:
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Kenya
South Africa
Egypt
Libya
Ethiopia

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