Africa People & Places

Africa used to be such a foreign country to you, but now you know all about it. Or at least, you should know all about it. Check out this practice quiz to review people and places of Africa. After you can get 100%, try the other practice quiz. Good luck on the test.

Doozy's test for Africa is most likely going to be a killer. So here's some practice for you in case you need it. Make sure you study everything. Check out the other practice quiz too. Good luck on the test.

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  1. Who was the longest reigning emperor of Ethiopia?
  2. Which of the following nations have not abolished slavery?
  3. What is the name of Africa's largest crater?
  4. What is the main landform of Africa?
  5. What is the name of the desert found in NE Sudan and Eastern Egypt?
  6. Where is the Veld located?
  7. What is the name of the former leader of Uganda who killed hundreds of thousands of people?
  8. Who is the prime minister of Kenya?
  9. What Belgian leader formed the Congo Freestate?
  10. What giant depression in East Africa runs from Jordan to Mozambique?
  11. What is the longest and largest river in Sub-Saharan Africa?
  12. What leader called the the meeting which carved Africa?
  13. Who is the current leader of the DR Congo?
  14. In what country is Africa's largest mountain located?
  15. Who was the Muslim leader of the Mandingo peoples?
  16. Which of the following nations was never never conquered by a European power?
  17. Menelik II defeated what power at the Battle of Adawa (March 1, 1896)?
  18. To where did the Dutch Boers voluntary relocate?
  19. With what country are the Mau Mau most closely associated?
  20. What African group fought the British in what today is Ghana in 1874?
  21. What African tribe fought in South African in the 1870s and 1880s?
  22. What African tribe fought in South African in the 1870s and 1880s?
  23. What is the large plain located in Tanzania?
  24. Children of what country are forced to become night commuters as they attempt to hide from the Lord's Resistance Army?
  25. What Southern Sudanese leader wishes to create a secular, unified Sudan?
  26. What person wished to create a railroad from Capetown to Cairo?
  27. What is the name of the Kikuyu leader of Kenya?
  28. During the times of the Ancient African Kingdoms, where was the greatest center of learning?
  29. What body of water is located north of Libya?
  30. The Portuguese destroyed what ancient kingdom without ever actually finding it?
  31. Which of the following did not fuel the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade by creating the West African Patrol?
  32. What country was not taken over by the Portuguese in order to send slaves to Brazil?
  33. What author cited conquest of Africa as the "White Man's Burden?"
  34. Which of the following is not associated with the Dutch Boers of South Africa?
  35. What person worked closely with Nelson Mandela, a South African leader?
  36. What is the southern tip of the African continent known as?
  37. What river forms Victoria Falls?
  38. Zanzibar is a part of which country?
  39. In which country did a genocide occur in 1994?
  40. What African leader is known for Ujamaa?

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